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

Leah Groff

Female 1839 - 1910  (70 years)

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  • Name Leah Groff 
    Born 17 Aug 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Quickfall 
    Residence 1862  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Free Church 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00044-3396 
    Died 18 Apr 1910  [9
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I4180  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Andrew Groff,   b. 18 Apr 1793, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Annie Huber,   b. 15 Oct 1795, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1815  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F1292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richard M. Quickfall,   b. 16 Mar 1833, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1910, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 27 May 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Children 
     1. Emma May Quickfall,   b. 13 May 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1889, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     2. Allan Edwin Quickfall,   b. 8 Jan 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Charles Allan Quickfall,   b. 12 May 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1921  (Age 53 years)
     4. George Thomas Quickfall,   b. 11 Jun 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1883  (Age 14 years)
     5. Annie Laura Quickfall,   b. 9 Mar 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1895  (Age 20 years)
     6. Albert Clarke Quickfall,   b. 17 Jan 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1928  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Leah Groff
    Leah Groff
    From a binder called Hannah's Albums, (Waterloo Region Branch, OGS Collection)

  • Notes 
    • Leah Groff, "was born August 17th, 1839. She is married to Richard Quickfall, a farmer. They reside about a mile north of Bridgeport."


      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..., 729.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 10.

    3. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 156.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Richard M. Quickfall / born March 15, 1833 / died Nov.15, 1910 / aged 77 years 8 mos. / Leah Groff / beloved wife of / R.M. Quickfall / born Aug.17, 1839 / died April 18, 1910 / aged 70 years 8 mo. / those who knew her best loved her most / Quickfall

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, div 3 pg 133.

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 12.

    7. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 31.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Richard M. Quickfall, 29, res. Waterloo, b. New York State, son of Thomas and Hannah, married 27 May 1862 Leah Groff, 22, res. Waterloo, b. CW, daughter of Andrew and Anne

    9. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    10. [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..., 720.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1862 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 May 1862 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Church - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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