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

Barbara Groh[1, 2, 3]

Female 1784 - 1858  (74 years)


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  • Name Barbara Groh 
    Born 28 May 1784  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Barbara Scheirich 
    Eby ID Number 00045-3404 
    Died 28 Nov 1858  Near Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I1636  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2020 

    Father Michael Groh,   b. 1757, Of, Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1804, , Welland Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Witmer,   b. Abt 1760, Of, Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1779  [8
    Family ID F524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Scheirich,   b. 4 Aug 1787, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1862, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1807  [5
    Children 
     1. Catharine Scheirich,   b. 20 May 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     2. Elizabeth Scheirich,   b. 1 May 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Joseph Scheirich,   b. 8 May 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     4. Anna Scheirich,   b. 25 Oct 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     5. Susannah Scheirich,   b. 1 Apr 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1884, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Magdalena Scheirich,   b. 17 Jun 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1850  (Age 27 years)
     7. Samuel Scheirich,   b. 6 May 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Esther Scheirich,   b. 18 May 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1845  (Age 19 years)
     9. Veronica "Franny" Scheirich,   b. 6 Nov 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1848  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F528  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Barbara Groh, "the third daughter of Michael and Elizabeth (Witmer) Groh, was born May 28th, 1784. She was married to John Scheirich who came to Canada in 1805. They resided near Berlin, on the farm now possessed by George Histand. Their family consisted of several children."


      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..., 796.

    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..., 259.

    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..., 278.

    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..., 731.

    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..., 225.

    6. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      To / the memory of / John Shiry / who died 3rd April / 1862 / (buried in cement, Burial Card: Mrs. John Shirey, Nov.28, 1858)

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 17.

    8. [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..., 730.

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