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

Catharine Groh[1, 2]

Female 1813 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Catharine Groh 
    Born 25 Nov 1813  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Catharine Holm 
    Name Catharine Witmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Dunker 
    Eby ID Number 00045-3408 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I1658  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father John Groh,   b. 19 Jun 1788, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother 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  [3
    Family ID F530  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Abraham Witmer,   b. CALC 27 Feb 1808, Of, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Children 
     1. George Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elizabeth Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Joseph Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Catherine Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Aaron Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Moses Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Susannah Witmer,   b. 28 Jan 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1880, Colborne Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     8. Mary Witmer,   b. 18 Jul 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1931, Fordwich, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     9. Annie Witmer,   b. 21 Jan 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Abraham Witmer,   b. 21 Jan 1837, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. John Witmer,   b. 11 Sep 1838, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1933, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     12. Hannah Witmer,   b. 1839, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
     13. Isaac Witmer,   b. 3 Apr 1842, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1929, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     14. Sarah Witmer,   b. 21 Feb 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1884, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     15. Benjamin Witmer,   b. 1844, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     16. Samuel Witmer,   b. Abt 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     17. Henry Witmer,   b. 24 Mar 1847, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1930, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rev. Peter Niles Holm,   b. 25 Sep 1808, Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1883, East Of Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 27 May 1877  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F538  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Catharine Groh, "was born November 25th, 1813. She was first married to Abraham Witmer, a farmer. They resided in Guelph Township, near Waterloo Township line. They had a large family, namely:...Joseph, Polly, Susannah, Abraham, Benjamin, Hannah, Annie, Henry, George, Sarah, Samuel, Elizabeth, John, Isaac, and Moses. After the decease of her first husband she was married to Rev. Peter Holm, bishop of the Dunkard Church."


      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..., 807.

    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..., 129.

    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..., 732.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011541-77.
      Peter HOLM, 68, widower, minister, Canada, Waterloo, s/o Niels P. HOLM & Ana Catharine HOLM, married Catharine WITMER, 63, widow, Canada, Puslinch, d/o John & Susanah GROH, wtn: David HOLM & Ann HOLM both of Puslinch, 27 May 1877 at Puslinch

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 7 Household Number 32.

    6. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 7.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Nov 1813 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 May 1877 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Dunker - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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