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

John Heckendorn[1, 2]

Male 1835 - 1916  (81 years)


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  • Name John Heckendorn 
    Born 22 Jan 1835  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Name John Heckendorn 
    Residence 1858  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Laborer 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00050-3700 
    Died 8 Dec 1916  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 8
    Cause: pneumonia 
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I20396  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Jacob Heckendorn,   b. 2 Jun 1803, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1892, Several Miles West Of Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Maria Miller,   b. 6 Jun 1806, , Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1867, Several Miles West Of Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Family ID F727  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Good,   b. 29 Dec 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1920, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1858  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. Anna "Nancy" Heckendorn,   b. 1 Sep 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Veronica Heckendorn,   b. 21 Mar 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1948  (Age 87 years)
     3. Moses Heckendorn, Deacon,   b. 4 Apr 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1944, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Barbara Heckendorn,   b. Apr 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934  (Age ~ 67 years)
     5. Mary Ann Heckedon,   b. 4 May 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1960  (Age 93 years)
     6. Leah Heckendorn,   b. 10 Aug 1868, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     7. Noah Heckedon,   b. 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Sussanna Heckendorn,   b. 26 Jun 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1967, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     9. Lidian Heckendorn,   b. 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Israel Heckedon,   b. Dec 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F2590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Heckedon, "is married to Mary Good. They reside in Maryborough Township, Wellington County, where he is engaged in farming. To them are born three 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.].
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      There died near Breslau last Friday, John Heckendorn, at the age of 81. Deceased was a brother of Mr. Christian Heckendorn.

      Conestogo
      Another former resident of Conestogo, it is reported, has passed to the great beyond, viz. John Heckendorn, lately living near Breslau

      The Elmira Signet Dec 14, 1916

  • 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..., 783.

    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..., 703.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register, return 11 - by F.W. Binedeman (Bindeman), United Lutheran, Berlin.
      John HERKIDOEN?, 24, Waterloo, same, s/o Jacob HERKIDOEN & Mary MULLER, married Mary GOOD, 21, Woolwich, same, d/o Benjamin GOOD & Barbara HUBER, witn: Tomas KEPKE of Woolwich, 27 June 1858

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.

    5. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Heckendorn / 1835 John 1916 / his wife / 1837 Mary Good 1921 / In loving memory

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 34894-1916 John Heckendorn.

    7. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 39.

    8. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Death Notice of John Heckendorn - Dec 14, 1916.

    9. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 4 Page 19.

    10. [S2222] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township (North) - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 14.

    11. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 13 Jul 1858.
      By the Rev. F. W. Bindemann, at Greenbushs on the 27th of June, John Heckedorn and Mary Good, both of Waterloo Township.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jan 1835 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1858 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Jun 1858 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: pneumonia - 8 Dec 1916 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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