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

Jacob Groh[1, 2]

Male 1790 - 1845  (55 years)


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  • Name Jacob Groh 
    Born 12 Aug 1790  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00045-3429 
    Died 7 Nov 1845  [3
    Person ID I1760  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father Michael Groh,   b. 1757, Of, Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1804, , Welland Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Witmer,   b. Abt 1760, Of, Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1779  [4
    Family ID F524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Detweiler,   b. 17 Feb 1793, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1842  (Age 49 years) 
    Children 
     1. Christina Groh,   b. 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1870  (Age 52 years)
     2. Christian Groh,   b. 25 Apr 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1867, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     3. Anna Groh,   b. Abt 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jacob Groh,   b. 21 Sep 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1887, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Susannah Groh,   b. Abt 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth Groh,   b. Abt 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1893, Tay Township, Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     7. Henry Groh,   b. Abt 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Rudolph Groh,   b. Abt 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Hettie Groh,   b. Abt 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F566  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Groh, "the third son of Michael and Elizabeth (Witmer) Groh, was born August 12th, 1790. In 1804 he came to Canada with his parents. He was married to Nancy, daughter of Rudolph and Anna (Wanner) Dettweiler. She was born February 17th, 1793, and died March 8th, 1842. He died November 7th, 1845. They resided near Hespeler, Ontario, where they had a family of nine 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. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    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..., 515.

    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..., 736.

    4. [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..., 730.

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