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

Eli Sherk[1]

Male 1818 - 1868  (49 years)


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  • Name Eli Sherk 
    Born 20 Oct 1818  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Name Eli Sharick  [3
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5600 
    Died 23 Sep 1868  Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Cause: Billious fever 
    Person ID I4346  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 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, 6
    Family ID F1380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Reesor,   b. 1819, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Henry Sherk,   b. 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Anna Sherk,   b. 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Joseph Sherk,   b. 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1382  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1818 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Billious fever - 23 Sep 1868 - Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Eli Sherk, "was born October 20th, 1818. He was married to Mary Reesor. They resided at Caledonia, Michigan, where he died September 23rd, 1868. His family consisted of four children, namely Henry, Anna, Joseph and one whose name was not received, died in infancy."


      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. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    4. [S565] Vit - Michigan - Death Registration, Film number: 2363448 Digital GS number: 4207816 Image number: 343 Reference number: p 233.
      Name: Eli Sherk Death date: 23 Sep 1868 Death place: Caledonia, Kent, Michigan Age at death: 49 years 11 months 3 days Estimated birth year: 1819 Birth place: Waterloo Co. C. W. Marital status: Married Father name: Samuel Sherk Mother name: Atalaline Sherk Occupation: Farmer

    5. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 7 Page 53.

    6. [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.