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

John R. Strome[1, 2]

Male 1810 - 1865  (55 years)


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  • Name John R. Strome 
    Born 12 Feb 1810  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Aug 1865  Fisher Mills, (Cambridge) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Death 17 Sep 1877  Fisher Mills, (Cambridge) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Name Johann R. Strome 
    Eby ID Number 00120-7466 
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I20620  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Christian Strome,   b. 14 Jul 1778, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1850  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Mary Rutt,   b. 8 Apr 1776, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1831  (Age 55 years) 
    Family ID F5107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy R. "Annie" Rosenberger,   b. 7 May 1812, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1903, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 31 Mar 1831  [1
    Children 
     1. Abraham Rosenberger Strome,   b. 21 Mar 1833, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. David R. Strome,   b. 6 Oct 1834, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1908, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Henry R. Strome,   b. 1 Nov 1835, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1914, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Mary Strome,   b. Abt 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John R. Strome,   b. 19 Sep 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1855  (Age 15 years)
     6. Aaron R. Strome,   b. 2 May 1842, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1910, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     7. Elizabeth Strome,   b. 2 Apr 1844, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1875, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     8. Moses R. Strome,   b. 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1900, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     9. Nancy Strome,   b. 3 Oct 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Amos Strome,   b. 1852, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Isaiah R. Strome,   b. 7 Oct 1852, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Elijah Strome,   b. Abt 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Strome, "the youngest and only son of Christian and Mary (Rutt) Strome, was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, February 12th, 1810. On March 31st, 1831, he was married to Nancy, the youngest daughter of Jacob and Polly (Detweiler) Rosenberger. She was born May 7th, 1812. After their marriage they resided on the old "Strome Homestead," near Fisher's Mills, where he died August 19th, 1865. Old Mrs. John Strome is still living and quite smart for a woman of so great an age. At present she has her home with her son, Abram. Their family consisted of twelve 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. [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..., 529.

    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..., 200.

    3. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      In memory of / John R. Strome / who died / Sept'r 17, 1877 / aged 67 yrs. / 8 mo 7 d's / Dearest father thou hast left us / Th loss we deeply feel / But it's God that hath bereft us / He can all our sorrows heal

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Feb 1810 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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