Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Rev. Henry Shuh[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1785 - 1837  (51 years)


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  • Name Henry Shuh 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 22 Mar 1785  , York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 121, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00107-6439 
    Died 8 Jan 1837  Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I1464  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Jacob Schuh,   b. 1755, , York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Kaufman,   b. 17 Aug 1788, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1854  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1807  [1
    Children 
     1. Anna "Nancy" Shuh,   b. 31 Dec 1808, York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1895  (Age 86 years)
     2. Catharine Shuh,   b. 29 Mar 1811, York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1835  (Age 24 years)
     3. Mary Shuh,   b. 19 Jul 1813, York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1832  (Age 18 years)
     4. Benjamin Shuh,   b. 15 Nov 1815, York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1892, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Lydia Shuh,   b. 30 Nov 1817, York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1873  (Age 55 years)
     6. Henry Shuh,   b. 8 Jun 1820, York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1832  (Age 12 years)
     7. Sarah Shuh,   b. 9 Jun 1823, York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1893, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     8. John Shuh,   b. 30 Oct 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1901, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     9. Magdalena Shuh,   b. 29 Nov 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1893, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     10. Jacob Shuh,   b. 29 Jan 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F477  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Henry Schuh, "eldest son of Jacob Schuh, was born March 22nd, 1785. On October 13th, 1807, he was married to Mary Kaufman who was born August 17th, 1788, and died July 27th, 1854. In spring 1824, he, with wife and family of seven children, moved from York County, Pennsylvania, to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, Ontario. They first located on the "Eschelman Farm" east of Berlin, now possessed by Henry S. Boehmer. Here they resided one year, then, in 1825, he purchased a farm two miles east of Berlin, now possessed by Cyrus Cressman, to which place he then moved. Their family consisted of ten children, of whom the three youngest were born in this county. He was an ordained minister of the Mennonite body whom he served faithfully unto his end. He died in Hay Township, Huron County, while engaged in fulfilling his ministerial appointments. While taking refreshments at the home of one of his friends he had a stroke of paralysis causing instant death. His death took place January 8th, 1837. had a family of ten children viz: Anna, Catherine, Mary, Benjamin, Lydia, Henry, Sarah, Magdalena, John and Jacob


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 356.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 97.

    3. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 839.

    4. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 576.

    5. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 52.

    6. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 357.

    7. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 26 Jan 1837:10.
      8 Jan 1837 Rev Heinrich Schuh died. He and his wife were visiting friends on Lake Huron, not far from Goderich, when he suffered a stroke, while eating lunch, and suddenly died. He was 52 yrs of age and served as a Mennonite minister for 30 years.

    8. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Mar 1785 - , York Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jan 1837 - Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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