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

John Block[1]

Male 1838 - 1862  (24 years)


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  • Name John Block 
    Born 14 Jan 1838  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    O Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00011-1117 
    Died 28 Mar 1862  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I16874  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 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  [9
    Family ID F270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Hotel,   b. 16 Sep 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Apr 1858  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 10
    Children 
     1. Barbara Block,   b. 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Barbara Ann Block,   b. 30 Sep 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1896  (Age 37 years)
     3. Catharine Block,   b. 27 Jan 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Block, "was married to Magdalena Hodel. They resided in Wilmot Township where he died. His family consisted of two 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..., 674.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John BLOCK (or Black), 20, Wilmot, same, s/o Jacob BLOCK & Cath STAUFER, married Magdl. HOTELL, 18, Wilmot, same, d/o Daniel HOTELL & Rosina EICHORN, witn: Samuel BLOCK of Wilmot, 11 April 1858

    3. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    4. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of John Block died March 28, 1862 aged 24 yrs 2 mos & 14 days

    5. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 20 Jan 1838:5.
      8 Jan 1838 The family of Jacob Block of Wilmot was blessed with a son.

    6. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 15.

    7. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 6 Page 36.

    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..., 281.

    9. [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

    10. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 13 Apr 1858.
      On the 11th of April, John Block, to Margaret Hotell, of Wilmot Township.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jan 1838 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Apr 1858 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - O Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Mar 1862 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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