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

Abraham B. Groff[1]

Male 1862 - 1937  (75 years)

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  • Name Abraham B. Groff 
    Born 15 Apr 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Family Photograph
    • Back L-R: Lillian Groff Aman, Susan Groff Dunford.
      Front L-R: Abraham Groff, Angeline Myers Huber Groff.
      Taken in about 1917 near Hannah, ND.
      Image from Find A Grave submitted by Dennis Aman
    Groff,AbrahamB.-AngelineMyers-FindAGrave.jpg
    Groff,AbrahamB.-AngelineMyers-FindAGrave.jpg
    Eby ID Number 00044-3369 
    Died 1 Jul 1937  Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Orono Cemetery, Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I4140  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

    Family Angeline Shantz Myers,   b. 17 Jul 1862, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1957, Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F51711  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abraham B. Groff, "is a farmer and resides in Cavalier County, North Dakota. He is not married."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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.].

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      Heart Attack Is Fatal"

      Abraham B. Groff, who was living with his wife at the home of Mrs. Hedden, died suddenly Thursday following a heart attack. He was born at Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and was aged 75 years 2 months and 16 days. He came to this country in 1889 and to Minnesota about nine years ago. He had lived at Elk River for the past seven years. He is survived by his wife and several adult children. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the home, conducted by Rev. Richardson, and the burial was at Orono cemetery.

      Sherburne County Star News, p. 1, 08 July 1937.

  • 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. [S2173] Find A Grave, Orono Cemetery Elk River Sherburne County Minnesota, USA.

    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 - 15 Apr 1862 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jul 1937 - Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Orono Cemetery, Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States Link to Google Earth
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