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

Franklin B. Groff

Male 1857 - 1884  (27 years)


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  • Name Franklin B. Groff 
    Born 1857  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    House of Industry and Refuge 1878  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    House of Industry and Refuge 1884  Orillia, Orillia Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Interesting mental illness, House of Industry 
    Misfortune Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mentally challenged lived in House of Refuge 
    Eby ID Number 00044-3365 
    Died 24 May 1884  Orillia, Orillia Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Huronia Regional Centre Cemetery, Orillia, Simcoe, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4133  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    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  [4, 5
    Family ID F1317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Groff Franklin, "died at Orillia, Ontario, aged about 27 years."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div 4, Page 46.

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

    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..., 726.

    4. [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.

    5. [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 - 1857 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1878 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1884 - Orillia, Orillia Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - Mentally challenged lived in House of Refuge - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 May 1884 - Orillia, Orillia Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Huronia Regional Centre Cemetery, Orillia, Simcoe, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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