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

Amos Sherk[1, 2]

Male 1830 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Amos Sherk 
    Born 19 Jun 1830  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1880  Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5605 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4370  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    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  [2, 6
    Family ID F1380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Magdalena Stauffer,   b. 11 Aug 1830, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1873  (Age 42 years) 
    Children 
     1. Matilda Sherk,   b. 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Maria Sherk,   b. 1855, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Amanda Sherk
     4. Reuben Sherk
     5. Allan Sherk
     6. Albert Sherk,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Avilla Sherk,   b. 1868, , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Adah Sherk,   b. 1871, , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F1387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah,   b. 1839, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F6062  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Amos Sherk, "was born June 19th, 1830. He is married to Magdalena Stauffer and resides at Caledonia, Michigan, where he is engaged in farming. Their family consists of eight 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. [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..., 517.

    2. [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.

    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..., 233.

    4. [S142] Census - Michigan - 1880, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan Family History Library Film 1254588 Page Number 194A.

    5. [S894] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo 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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jun 1830 - 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 MapsResidence - United Brethren - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1880 - Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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