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

Magdalena Martin[1]

Female 1845 - 1895  (50 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Martin 
    Born 2 Mar 1845  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena Shirk 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonist 
    Residence 1866  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Died 7 Nov 1895  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 12
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4457 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I18327  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Father John Z. Martin,   b. 20 Dec 1806, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1879  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Anna Weber,   b. 14 Aug 1811, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1900  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1830  [13
    Family ID F2438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter Shirk,   b. 11 Nov 1839, Canarvon Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1919  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 11
    Children 
     1. Anna Shirk,   b. 4 Feb 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. George M. Shirk,   b. 4 Apr 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Emma Shirk,   b. 21 Jan 1872, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1943, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Elizabeth Shirk,   b. 15 Feb 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1875  (Age 0 years)
     5. Catharine Shirk,   b. 20 Mar 1875, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1954, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Martin Shirk,   b. 21 Jun 1876, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1910  (Age 34 years)
     7. Magdalena Shirk,   b. 3 Apr 1878, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1949, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. John Shirk,   b. 13 Mar 1880, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1881  (Age 0 years)
     9. Maria Shirk,   b. 10 Jun 1881, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1954, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     10. Noah Shirk,   b. 31 Jan 1884, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1958  (Age 74 years)
     11. Lydia Shirk,   b. 9 Apr 1885, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     12. Veronica Shirk,   b. 22 Jan 1887, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1891, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     13. Barbara Shirk,   b. 5 May 1889, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1973, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     14. Mary Krempien,   b. Apr 1891, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F1443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Martin, "the sixth daughter of John and Anna (Weber) Martin, was born March 2nd, 1845. On June 5th, 1866, she was married to Peter, son of Christian and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Shirk"


      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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      SHERK. - On the 7th of November, 1895, in Bridgeport, Waterloo Co., Ont., Magdalena Martin, beloved wife of Peter Sherk, aged 50 years, 8 months, 5 days. Buried on the 10th at Eby's M. H. Funeral services by Joseph Gingrich and Paul Martin. She leaves a sorrowing husband and large family and many relatives and friends to mourn their loss.


      HERALD OF TRUTH , Vol. XXXII, No. 23, December 1, 1895, p. 366, 367

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018748-04.
      Addison Snyder, 23, Occ. Farmer, b. Waterloo Twp, Res. Waterloo Twp, son of Albert Snider and Hattie Detweiler married Marie Sherk, 22, b. Waterloo Twp, Res. Waterloo Twp, daughter of Peter Sherk and Magdalena Martin, Witn: Norman Krempien and Lydia Sherk Both of Waterloo Twp, 1 June 1904 in Waterloo Twp.

    2. [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..., 42.

    3. [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..., 243.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Peter Shirk (sic) / died Oct.1, 1919 / aged 79 yrs. 10 m. 20 d. / Magdalena Martin his wife / died Nov., 1895 / aged 50 yrs. 8 mo. 5 d. / at rest / Shirk

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Magdelina Martin Born: Woolwich Res: Woolwich Age: 21 Born: abt 1845 Father: John Martin Mother: Nancy Martin Spouse: Peter Sherk Age: 26 Born: abt 1840 born: PA Res: Waterloo Father: Christ Sherk Mother: Elizabeth Sherk married 5 Jun 1866

    6. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, December 1, 1895 - Obituary of Magdalena Shirk.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 16.

    8. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 7.

    9. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 11.

    10. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 9.

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 14 Jun 1866.
      June 5, 1866 Peter Scherch of Waterloo and Magdalena Martin of Woolwich, by Rev. Hegy

    12. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    13. [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..., 37.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1845 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jun 1866 - , 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 - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Nov 1895 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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