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

John Bock[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1816 - 1892  (76 years)


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  • Name John Bock 
    Born 24 Sep 1816  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1848  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    cartwright 
    Residence 1867  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00012-1132 
    Died 17 Oct 1892  Near New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 6
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I15937  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob Bock,   b. 18 Feb 1789, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Catharine Shupe,   b. 29 Mar 1798, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Family ID F2102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Barbara Erb,   b. 4 May 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1864, Near New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Bock,   b. Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1895
     2. Samuel Bock,   b. Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar
     3. Amos Bock,   b. Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct
     4. Fanny Bock,   b. Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1854
     5. Samuel Bock,   b. Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Bock,   b. 7 Dec 1848, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1849  (Age 0 years)
     7. Susannah Bock,   b. 17 Mar 1850, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1868, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     8. Moses Bock,   b. 2 Apr 1853, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Lydia Bock,   b. 1855, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931  (Age 76 years)
     10. Catharine Bock,   b. 1858, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895  (Age 37 years)
     11. Ephraim Bock,   b. 18 Apr 1860, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1860  (Age 0 years)
     12. Jacob E. Bock,   b. Sep 1860, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1895  (Age ~ 34 years)
     13. Peter Bock,   b. 13 Jul 1861, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1861  (Age 0 years)
     14. John Wesley Bock,   b. 23 Mar 1864, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1877  (Age 13 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Bechtel,   b. 16 Sep 1822, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1895  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Sep 1816 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cartwright - 1848 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1867 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Nov 1867 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John Bock, "was born September 24th, 1816. He was first married to Barbara Erb and after her decease to Nancy Bechtel. They resided near New Dundee, Ontario, on the farm now possessed by their son Moses where he died October 17th, 1892. His family consisted of twelve children, all of first wife, namely: IV Mary, IV, Samuel, IV Susannah, IV Amos, IV, Moses, IV Fannie, IV Lydia, IV Catharine, IV Ephraim, IV Peter, IV Jacob, and IV John Wesley. All are dead save Moses and Lydia."


      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. [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..., 284.

    2. [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..., 213.

    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..., 207.

    4. [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..., 655.

    5. [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..., 558.

    6. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In/ memory of/ Barbara Erb/ wife of/ John Bock/ who died/ Mar 26, 1861/ aged 39 years & 9 mo 22 d/ 10. In/ memory of/ John Bock/ died Apr 17, 1892/ aged 76 yrs 23 days/

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 6.

    8. [S38] Vit - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register loose sheets, Frederick W. Bindemann, minister of the Evangelical Protestant Lutheran and German Reformed Church at Greenbush, marriages 6 July 1847 to 1 Apr 1848.
      George Lang, farmer of Wilmot to Magdalena Lepold of the same place, witnesses: John Bock, cartwright of Wilmot & Conrad Bauer, blacksmith of ditto.

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Bock, age 51, res Blenheim, born Waterloo, son of Jacob and Magdalene married 12 Nov 1867 to Nancy Bethel aged 45 res. Hay, born Waterloo daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth