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

Leah B. Groff[1]

Female 1863 - 1954  (91 years)


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  • Name Leah B. Groff 
    Born 1863  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    House of Industry and Refuge Orillia, Orillia Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    House of Industry and Refuge 1878  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Interesting House of Industry, mental illness 
    Misfortune Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mentally challenged lived in House of Refuge 
    Eby ID Number 00044-3368 
    Died 9 Aug 1954  Orillia, Orillia Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Huronia Regional Centre Cemetery, Orillia, Simcoe, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4139  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  [3, 4
    Family ID F1317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Leah B. Groff
    Leah B. Groff
    Taken in October 1924.
    Image from Find A Grave submitted by Dennis Aman

  • Notes 
    • Leah Groff, "is also at Orillia with Noah."


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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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

    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..., 725.

    4. [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 - 1863 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - - Orillia, Orillia Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario 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 MapsMisfortune - Mentally challenged lived in House of Refuge - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Aug 1954 - 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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