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

Elizabeth Sherk[1]

Female 1816 - 1891  (74 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Sherk 
    Born 15 May 1816  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Simmons 
    Residence 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00101-5599 
    Died 3 Apr 1891  [3
    Buried Grace United Cemetery, Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I4336  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Samuel Sherk,   b. 19 Apr 1792, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1874, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Break,   b. 3 Apr 1796, , Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1815  [1, 5
    Family ID F1380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Simmons,   b. 7 Dec 1817, Great Yarmouth, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1893  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Mary Magdalene "Magdalena" Simmons,   b. 10 Aug 1842,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ellen Mahala "Mahala" Simmons,   b. 30 Mar 1843, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1884  (Age 40 years)
     3. Samuel Simmons,   b. 17 Oct 1843, Shakespeare, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1915, Richmond, Macomb, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Rev. William Simmons,   b. 16 Jul 1849, Shakespeare, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1920, Cedar Springs, Kent, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     5. Henry Simmons,   b. 4 Nov 1851, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1922, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Dr. Abraham Simmons,   b. 22 Oct 1853,   d. 26 May 1921, Gaylord, Otsego, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     7. Elizabeth Simmons,   b. 24 Feb 1857, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1900  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F1381  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Sherk, "the eldest, was born May 15th, 1816. She is married to Henry Simmons, a farmer. They reside in South Easthope Township, Perth County, Ontario. To them were born seven 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..., 295.

    2. [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..., 232.

    3. [S2173] Find A Grave, Elizabeth Sherk Simmons (1816 - 1891) - Find A Grave Memorial. (2017). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 11 August 2017, from https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=74497812.

    4. [S26] Lower Canada Marriage Bonds (1779-1858), C-6789.
      Name of Future Husband: SIMMONDS, Henry Res: Waterloo Township, Halton County Name of Future Wife: SHERRARD, Elizabeth Res: Waterloo Township, Halton County Reference: RG 5 B9 Volume: 39 Bond Number: 7453 Date: 1839-10-24

    5. [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..., 231.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 May 1816 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Grace United Cemetery, Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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