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

Jonathan Groh[1, 2]

Male 1860 - 1946  (85 years)


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  • Name Jonathan Groh 
    Born 29 Nov 1860  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Dunkard 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Protestant 
    Residence 1885  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Protestant 
    Eby ID Number 00045-3423 
    Died 13 Feb 1946  Gravenhurst, Muskoka Twp., Muskoka District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1743  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  [9, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maria Mutchenbacher,   b. 16 Apr 1861, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1928, Gravenhurst, Muskoka Twp., Muskoka District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1891  Rosseau Falls, Parry Sound District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Children 
     1. Roscoe Waldemar Groh,   b. 10 Jan 1892, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1984, Gravenhurst, Muskoka Twp., Muskoka District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Wilfrid Groh,   b. 16 Feb 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1977, Gravenhurst, Muskoka Twp., Muskoka District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Clarence Garfield Groh,   b. 15 Mar 1895, Keppel Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Bechtel,   b. 29 Jan 1863, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1885  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10, 14
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Nov 1860 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Protestant - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1885 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Mar 1885 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Protestant - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Feb 1946 - Gravenhurst, Muskoka Twp., Muskoka District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Jonathan Groh, "was born November 29th, 1860. He resides at Shallow Lake where he is engaged in the mercantile business. He was first married to Elizabeth Bechtel and after her decease to Maria Mutchenbacher. No family of first wife, but of second wife two children named Roscoe and Wilfrid."


      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..., 199.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 6 Jun 1889.
      May 24, 1889 Elisabeth Groh, nee Bechtel, wife of Jonathan Groh, died in Hespeler at age of 25 years, 10 months & 25 days.

    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..., 735.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Jonathan Groh Born: Waterloo Waterloo Co. Ont Age: 30 Father: Isaac Groh Mother: Mary Groh Born: abt 1861 Spouse: Maria Nutcheubacker Age: 29 born: Waterloo Co. Ont Father: Peter Nutcheubacker Mother: Theresa Nutcheubacker married 25 Mar 1891 married: Parry Sound Dist

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Jonathan Groh Born: Hespeler Age: 24 Father: Isaac Groh Mother: Mary Groh Born: abt 1861 Spouse: Elizabeth Bechtel Age: 21 born: Hespeler Father: Solomon Bechtel Mother: Esther Bechtel married 10 Mar 1885

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 22.

    7. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 13.

    8. [S2575] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 3 Page 26.

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

    10. [S2224] Berliner Journal Marriages 1885, 19 Mar 1885.
      10 Mar 1885 Elisabeth Bechtel and Jonathan Groh, both of Hespeler, were married by Preacher J.B. Baumann Berlin.

    11. [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.

    12. [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.

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

    14. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 011488 (1885).
      Name:Jonathan Groh Age:24 Birth Year:abt 1861 Birth Place:Hespeler Marriage Date:10 Mar 1885 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Isaac Groh Mother:Mary Groh Spouse:Elizabeth Bechtel