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

Peter Block[1, 2]

Male 1855 - 1927  (72 years)


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  • Name Peter Block 
    Born 4 Jan 1855  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1876  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1891  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Laborer 
    Religion 1891  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Labourer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00011-1125 
    Died 3 Mar 1927  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Cause: Cause: Erysipelas of Face (5 days) 
    Buried 4 Mar 1927  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I1667  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob S. Block,   b. 1 Jun 1816, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Catherine Stauffer,   b. 1 Nov 1816, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Schmidt,   b. 10 Apr 1860, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1932  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1876  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Malissa Block
     2. Melissa Block,   b. 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Daughter Block
     4. Lorena Block,   b. 1884, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Block,   b. 9 Sep 1877, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Private Arthur Block,   b. 3 Dec 1888, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1967  (Age 79 years)
     7. Viola A. Block,   b. 19 Oct 1897, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1975  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F24606  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jan 1855 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1876 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Nov 1876 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1891 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1891 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Erysipelas of Face (5 days) - 3 Mar 1927 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Mar 1927 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Peter Block, is married to Lizzie Schmidt. They reside in Blenheim Township, Oxford County, near Washington P. O., where he is engaged in farming. They have a family of four 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..., 282.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 14 Dec 1876.
      21 Nov 1876 By Pastor Brockrodt in New Dundee, Peter Block of Wilmot was married to Elisabeth Schmidt of East Zorra.

    3. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div 1 pg 39.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 15.

    5. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 12.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 39.

    7. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891, Section 1 Page 40.

    8. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 2 Page 13.

    9. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Peter Block Gender:Male Age:72 Birth Date:abt 1855 Birth Place:Germany Death Date:3 Mar 1927 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    10. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      P. Block Buried Mar. 2, 1927

    11. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 2 Mar 1837:15.
      last Tuesday Rev Bindemann m. Jacob Block to Catharina Stauffer, all of Waterloo