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

Isaac Groff

Male 1818 - 1850  (32 years)


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  • Name Isaac Groff 
    Born 2 Mar 1818  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Name Isaak Graff 
    Residence 1840  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00044-3342 
    Died 2 Jun 1850  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I4026  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father Andrew Groff,   b. 18 Apr 1793, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Annie Huber,   b. 15 Oct 1795, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1815  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F1292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leah Bricker,   b. 24 Jul 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1869  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1840  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Children 
     1. Fannie Groff,   b. 7 Nov 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1923  (Age 83 years)
     2. Sarah Groff,   b. 2 Mar 1842, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1843  (Age 1 years)
     3. Anna "Annie" Groff,   b. 29 Dec 1845, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1919, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Samuel Groff,   b. 14 Sep 1847, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1930, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Mary Groff,   b. 13 Apr 1848, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1921  (Age 73 years)
     6. Leah Groff,   b. 2 Jan 1851, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F1294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Isaac Groff, "the second in family, was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, March 2nd, 1818, and came to Canada, in November, 1822. On February 4th, 1840, he was married to Leah, youngest daughter of Samuel and Rebecca (Eby) Bricker. She was born July 24th, 1822, and died March 11th, 1869. Some time after his marriage he and his brother Andrew went into partnership and purchased their father's extensive possessions near Galt where the continued in business until June 2nd, 1850, when Isaac, the senior member of the firm, died. To him and his wife was born a family of six 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. [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..., 722.

    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..., 332.

    3. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [eroded] In/ memory of/ Isac [sic] Groff/ who died/ June 2, 1850/ ae. (32) yrs. 3 m's.

    4. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 29 Feb 1840:48.
      4 Feb 1840 In Galt, Rev Bayne m. Isaak Graff, Dumfries, to Miss Lea Bruecker, daughter of Samuel Bruecker, senior, of Waterloo Twp.

    5. [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..., 720.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1818 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Feb 1840 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jun 1850 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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