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

Rev. Harold David Groh

Male 1900 - 1981  (80 years)


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  • Name Harold David Groh 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 22 Nov 1900  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Name David Harold Groh 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-386772 
    Died 21 Sep 1981  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 26 Sep 1981  Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I386772  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Father Anson Groh,   b. 17 Apr 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1944, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Lovina Bechtel,   b. 1 Dec 1860, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1932, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1882  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Family ID F261940  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cora Isabella Gingrich,   b. 9 Jun 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 2000, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1929  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F261938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • GROH, Rev. Harold D.

      At the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1981, in his 81st year, a resident of Fairview Mennonite Home, formerly of 105 Cornell Ave., Kitchener. Survived by his wife, the former Cora Gingrich. Father of Rev. David Groh, of Millersburg, Ohio, John of St. John, N. B., Mary Groh of Toronto, Ruth Wiens of Kingston, Elizabeth Rudy of Kitchener and Deborah of Toronto. Also survived by one brother, Ivan of St. Catharines and 10 grandchildren. He was predeceased by four brothers and five sisters. Rev. Groh, was ordained to the ministry of the Mennonite Church, in 1931. He served in Toronto, Bloomingdale and London, England. He also became the first principal at Rockway Mennonite School, when it opened in 1945, and remained as teacher and administrator for 12 years. He was also active for many years on the executive of Ontario Mennonite Conference and the Sunday School Conference. Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, after 2 p.m., Thursday, until noon Saturday, when removal will be made to the First Mennonite Church, for funeral and committal service, at 2: 30 p.m., with Rev. Glenn Brubacher officiating. Interment Warner Mennonite Church cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 23 Sep 1981 pg 24

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-4 Page 12.

    2. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Div. 6 Pg. 2.

    3. [S2858] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:David Harold Groh Date of Birth:22 Nov 1900 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Anson Groh Mother's name:Lorina Bechtel

    4. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      GROH/ Rev. Harold D. GROH/ 1900-1981/ his wife/ Cora I. GINGRICH/ 1907-2000/ I am the resurrection and the life/

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, September 29, 1932 - Obituary of Lovina Bechtel.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 7, 1944 - Obituary of Anson Groh.

    7. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 3 Page 25.

    8. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 011833 (1882).
      Name:Anson Groh Age:22 Birth Year:abt 1860 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:7 Mar 1882 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Isaac Groh Mother:Mary Groh Spouse:Levina Bechtel

    9. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 024113 (1929).

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Nov 1900 - Waterloo Twp., 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 MapsMarried - 29 Jun 1929 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Sep 1981 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Sep 1981 - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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