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

John Groh

Male 1788 - 1871  (82 years)


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  • Name John Groh 
    Born 19 Jun 1788  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Lower Block Conc. 2 Lot 07W, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Lower Block Conc. 1 Lot 07, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Lower Block Conc. 3 Lot 11, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Name Johannes Groh 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Dunkard 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Tunkard 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    tunker 
    Eby ID Number 00045-3406 
    Died 15 Jan 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8
    Buried 18 Jan 1871  Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I1642  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 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  [10
    Family ID F524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Wanner,   b. 29 Nov 1791, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1888, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1811  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Groh,   b. 6 Sep 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1882  (Age 69 years)
     2. Catharine Groh,   b. 25 Nov 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Anna Groh,   b. 28 Feb 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Near Fisher's Mills, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Susannah Groh,   b. 9 Oct 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1849, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     5. Mary Groh,   b. 12 Oct 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1897  (Age 77 years)
     6. Rebecca Groh,   b. 25 Nov 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1884  (Age 63 years)
     7. John Groh,   b. 14 May 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1824  (Age 0 years)
     8. Henry Groh,   b. 9 Mar 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     9. John W Groh,   b. 24 Nov 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1841  (Age 15 years)
     10. Reeve Isaac Groh,   b. 14 Mar 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1901, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     11. Noah Groh,   b. 20 Oct 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F530  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Groh, "the second son of Michael Groh, was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, June 19th, 1788, and came to Canada in 1804. He and his brother, Jacob, assisted their mother in clearing up their new home. On December 1oth, 1811, he was married to Susannah, daughter of Henry and Anna (Mosser) Wanner. She was born in Pennsylvania, November 29th, 1791, and came to Canada with her parents in 1810. Soon after their marriage they moved on the farm now possessed by their son, Isaac. Here they resided until their deaths. His death took place January 16th, 1871, and she died March 30th, 1888. Their family consists of eleven 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.].

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      Groh. - On the 15th of January, in Waterloo Township, Waterloo county, Ontario, John Groh, aged 82 years, 6 months and 20 days. He was buried on the 18th at Wanners Meeting-house where funeral discourses were delivered by Peter Holm in German and Rev. Williams in the English language. He was a member of the Tunker church


      Herald of Truth - Volume VIII, Number 2 - February 1871, page 30, 31

  • 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..., 731.

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    3. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      In memory of / John Groh / born Jun 19,1788 / died Jan.16,1871 / aged 82 yrs 6 mo. 23 d / "His end was peace / Father thou art gone to rest / we will not keep for thee / for then not now where all on earth / thy spirit longed to be

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 19 Jan 1871.
      John Groh died 16 Jan 1871 in Waterloo Twp., 82 yrs, 6 mths, 28 days, one of the first settlers in WaterlooTwp. Came here in 1804

    5. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Volume VIII, Number 2 - February 1871, page 30, 31.

    6. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 10 Page 73.

    7. [S2767] aaaWaterloo Township 1871 South, Sect. 2 Page 23.

    8. [S2767] aaaWaterloo Township 1871 South, Waterloo Township South 1871 Deaths.

    9. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 28.

    10. [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.

    11. [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..., 732.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jun 1788 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Dec 1811 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Waterloo Township - Beasley's Lower Block Conc. 3 Lot 11, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Dunkard - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Tunkard - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - tunker - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jan 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Jan 1871 - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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