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

John Steen[1, 2]

Male 1802 - 1888  (85 years)


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  • Name John Steen 
    Born 28 Jul 1802  , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    farmer 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Tunker 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gentleman 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    C. Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00015-1216.1 
    Died 27 Jan 1888  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 7
    Cause: old age 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I16302  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father George Steen,   b. Abt 1772, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret Steen,   b. Abt 1772, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F4326  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Bretz,   b. 7 Nov 1805, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1 May 1828  [1
    Children 
     1. Polly Steen,   b. Abt 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Margaret Steen,   b. 29 Dec 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1920, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Nancy Steen,   b. 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1841  (Age 7 years)
     4. Catherine Steen,   b. 14 Apr 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1919, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Lydia Steen,   b. 27 Apr 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1914, Caradoc, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Elizabeth Steen,   b. Abt 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar
     7. Mary Steen,   b. 20 Aug 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1915  (Age 74 years)
     8. Amos Steen,   b. 29 Oct 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. John Steen,   b. 6 Jul 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1854  (Age 8 years)
     10. Isaac Britz Steen,   b. 17 Feb 1848, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1943, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     11. George Steen,   b. 14 Nov 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1940  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F4314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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..., 302.

    2. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Isaac Britz Steen - 21 Jan 1943.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 1 Pg 47.

    4. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      [stone broken & eroded] In/ memory of/ John STEEN/ born in Pennsylvania./ July 28, 1802/ Died Jan. 27, 1888/ aged 85 y'rs 5 m/ & 29 D./ In memory of Catherine BR(ETZ)/ Wife of/ John STEEN/ Born in Pennsylvania/ Nov. (7) 18(05)/ Died (Jan.6)/ 188(8)/ Aged 82 yrs. (2 mo.)/ & 19 d./ In labour and in love allied/ In death they here sleep side by side/ Resting in peace and the aged twain/ The Christ shall raise them up again./ [flat on ground 2016]

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 4.

    6. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 4.

    7. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33202432/john-steen.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jul 1802 - , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1851 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Tunker - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - 27 Jan 1888 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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