Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Andrew B. Groff

Andrew B. Groff[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Male 1854 - 1911  (56 years)

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  • Name Andrew B. Groff 
    Born 9 Sep 1854  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Gender Male 
    Family Photograph Andrew B. Groff and Lydia Wilhelm and baby Moses 
    • Image from Find A Grave submitted by Brian Lichty
    Groff,AndrewB.-LydiaB.Wilhelm-FindAGrave.jpg
    Groff,AndrewB.-LydiaB.Wilhelm-FindAGrave.jpg
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00044-3364 
    Died 5 Jul 1911  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I4126  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 

    Father John H. Groff,   b. 29 Sep 1827, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1908  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Susannah Bowman,   b. 26 Sep 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1910, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1850  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19
    Family ID F1317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Barbara Ann "Annie" Block,   b. 30 Sep 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1896, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Children 
     1. Minerva Groff,   b. 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1909, Orillia, Orillia Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     2. Irvine Groff,   b. 10 May 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1946, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Irvin Groff,   b. 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Lydian Groff,   b. 28 Apr 1889, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1973, Saint Walburg, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Lydia Groff,   b. 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Simeon Groff,   b. 19 Apr 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1978, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     7. Elmina Groff,   b. 14 Feb 1895, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1911, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     8. Eli Groff,   b. 28 Jan 1896, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1967, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F1321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lydia B. Wilhelm,   b. 12 Jun 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1929, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1898  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Lea Groff,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Groff,   b. 3 Feb 1899, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1920, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     3. Mabel Groff,   b. 20 Mar 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Ida May Groff,   b. 4 May 1901, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1989, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Louisa Susanna Groff,   b. 24 May 1904, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 2000, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     6. Elsie Groff,   b. 22 May 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1991, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     7. Moses Groff,   b. Jun 1907, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1991, Durham, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     8. Clayton Groff,   b. 15 Aug 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1909
     9. Eva Selina Groff,   b. 15 Nov 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1995  (Age 86 years)
     10. Luella Marguerite Groff,   b. 9 Feb 1911, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1956  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F6192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Andrew B. Groff, "is married to Anna Block. They reside in Wilmot Township, north of Baden where he is farming. They have a family of five 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..., 726.

    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..., 674.

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Elsie Groff - Snider - 1991.

    4. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Eli Groff.

    5. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Ida May Groff - Kaiser - 1989.

    6. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Irvine Groff.

    7. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Louise Groff - Jantzi.

    8. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Mabel Groff.

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 014606-98.
      Andrew B. GROFF, 42, yeoman, Woolwich, Wilmot, widower, s/o John & Susannah married Lydia B. WILHELM, 24, Wilmot, Wilmot, d/o John & Levine, witn Elizabeth & Susie BOWMAN both of Berlin, 20 July 1898 in Berlin.

    10. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 6.

    11. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      In memory of / Andrew Groff / 1854-1911 / Minerva-Daughter / 1884-1909 / Clayton - Son / 1909 - Age 10 M. /

    12. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div 4, Page 46.

    13. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 60.

    14. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 6.

    15. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 1 Page 1.

    16. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 7.

    17. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 6.

    18. [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..., 725.

    19. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 15 Nov 1850 Pg 46.
      BAUMANN, Susanna married 12 Nov 1850 To John GROFF. Both of Waterloo. minister Benjamin Eby

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Sep 1854 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jul 1898 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jul 1911 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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