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

Rev. John Wanner Groh[1, 2]

Male 1849 - 1938  (89 years)


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  • Name John Wanner Groh 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 16 Mar 1849  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Dunkard 
    Residence 1873  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1880  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    teacher 
    Occupation 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Teacher 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Evangelical 
    Retired 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00045-3417 
    Died 4 Nov 1938  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Cause: Senility - Chronic Bronchitis - Bronchopneumonia 
    Buried 7 Nov 1938  Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I1709  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Mary S. Wanner,   b. 10 Nov 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 9 May 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 12, 13, 14
    Family ID F549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Lehman,   b. 20 Apr 1851, Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1921, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1880  Uxbridge, Ontario Co., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 15
    Children 
     1. Orval Groh,   b. Jul 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Orville Irvin Groh,   b. 12 Jul 1883, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age 73 years)
     3. Franklin Edward Groh,   b. 28 Jun 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Magdalena Rosenberger,   b. 13 Aug 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 Jul 1873  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
     1. Lavina Lauretta Groh,   b. 21 Oct 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Elizabeth "Elizabeth" Groh,   b. 5 Jul 1877, Michigan, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1957, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F552  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Mar 1849 - Hespeler (Cambridge), 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 MapsResidence - 1873 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jul 1873 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - teacher - 1880 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Dec 1880 - Uxbridge, Ontario Co., Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teacher - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Senility - Chronic Bronchitis - Bronchopneumonia - 4 Nov 1938 - Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Nov 1938 - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John W. Groh, "was born March 16th, 1849. He is a teacher by profession. At present he is engaged at Gaylord, Michigan. He was first married to Magdalena Rosenberger and after her decease to Elizabeth Lehman. With first wife he had two children named Sivina and Elizabeth, and with second wife there are also two, named Orvill and Franklin."


      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.].
      John W. Groh, "was born March 16th, 1849. He is a teacher by profession. At present he is engaged at Gaylord, Michigan. He was first married to Magdalena Rosenberger and after her decease to Elizabeth Lehman. With first wife he had two children named Sivina and Elizabeth, and with second wife there are also two, named Orvill and Franklin."

      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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      REV. JOHN W. GROH

      PRESTON, Nov. 5. Word has been received of the death of Rev. John W. Groh, who passed away last evening at the home of his son, F. E. Groh, 129 Longwood road, Hamilton. The late Rev. Groh. was a brother of Anson Groh and ex-reeve C. T. Groh, Preston-Hespeler road and had resided in that neighborhood, for many years. Funeral arrangements will be announced, later.

      Kitchener Daily Record 5 Nov 1938 pg 15

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 202.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 24 Jul 1873.
      15 Jul 1873 By Rev. J.B. Baumann in Freeport, John W. Groh of Hespeler was married to Magdalena Rosenberger of New Dundee.

    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..., 734.

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

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John W Groh Born: Waterloo Age: 24 Father: Isaac Groh Mother: Mary Groh Born: abt 1849 Spouse: Magdalena Rosenberger Age: 22 born: Wilmot Father: Christian Rosenberger Mother: Elizabeth Rosenberger married 15 Jul 1873

    6. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 2 Page 16.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John W Groh (teacher of Galt) b. Waterloo CO Ont Age: 31 born abt 1849 father: Isaac Groh mother: Mary Groh married Elizabeth Lehman (res. Pickering) Age:: 30 born abt 1850 b. Markham Ontario father: Abraham Lehman mother: Fanney Lehman married 23 Dec 1880 Marriage Place: Ontario Uxbridge

    8. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Div. 6 Pg. 2.

    9. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      GROH/ Elizabeth LEHMAN/ Wife of John W. GROH/ Died Aug. 11, 1921, aged 71 yrs./ John W. GROH/ Died Nov. 4, 1938/ aged 89 yrs./ At rest/

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

    11. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 038667 (1938).
      Name:John Wagner Groh Gender:Male Age:89 Birth Date:abt 1849 Birth Place:Hespler, Ontario Death Date:4 Nov 1938 Death Place:Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Father:Isaac Groh Mother:Mary Wanner

    12. [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..., 563.

    13. [S12] Vit - ON, Gore - Gore District Marriage Register - Waterloo Entries, Revd Strang Presbyterian, Waterloo, Dumfries, Blenheim (pg. 117 - 119).
      Isaac Groh, married Mary Warner, both of Waterloo. 9 May 1848, by banns, Witnesses: Abraham Rosenberger and David Bemer.

    14. [S2575] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 3 Page 28.

    15. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 008182 (1880).
      Name:John W Groh Age:31 Birth Year:abt 1849 Birth Place:Waterloo County, Ontario Marriage Date:23 Dec 1880 Marriage Place:Ontario, Ontario, Canada Father:Isaac Groh Mother:Mary Groh Spouse:Elizabeth Lehman