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

Israel Groff[1, 2]

Male 1856 - 1938  (81 years)


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  • Name Israel Groff 
    Born 12 Sep 1856  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00044-3355 
    Died 24 May 1938  [9
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I4099  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Andrew H. Groff, Jr.,   b. 26 Jul 1825, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1905  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Mary W. Bauman,   b. 22 Sep 1830, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1901, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 30 May 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 10, 11
    Family ID F1304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Snider,   b. 26 Feb 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1954  (Age 93 years) 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1310  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Sep 1856 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Israel Groff, "was born September 12th, 1856. He is married to Mary Ann Snyder. They reside in Pilkington Township, Wellington County, near Alma, where he is engaged in farming. They have no family."


      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..., 314.

    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..., 161.

    3. [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..., 724.

    4. [S263] Census - ON, Wellington, Pilkington - 1901, Pilkington j-1 Page 1.

    5. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 21.

    6. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 48 Pg. 8.

    7. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 9 Page 74.

    8. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 17.

    9. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.

    10. [S12] Vit - ON, Gore - Gore District Marriage Register - Waterloo Entries, Revd Strang Presbyterian, Waterloo, Dumfries, Blenheim (pg. 117 - 119).
      Andrew Groff, of Dumfries, married Mary Bauman, of Waterloo. 30 May 1848, by banns, Witnesses: Isaac Groff and Fredrick Guggissberg.

    11. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 17.