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

Loretta May Sherk[1]

Female 1873 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Loretta May Sherk 
    Born 30 May 1873  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Lauretta Sherrick 
    Name Loretta May Gehman 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5626 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4448  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2020 

    Father Abraham Sherk,   b. 7 Jul 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1898  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Louisa "Lucy" Buckler,   b. 9 Feb 1828, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1905  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1845  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    • The marriage record recorded by Rev. Strang gives Oct 3rd not 30th as recorded by Ezra Eby.
    Family ID F1398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Gehman,   b. 3 Oct 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Ura Pearl Gehman
     2. Pearl Gehman,   b. 1 Mar 1894, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jon Gehman,   b. 2 Mar 1896, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Gordon Gehman,   b. 19 Oct 1898, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lorne R. Gehman,   b. 21 Mar 1901, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F1409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Loretta May Sherk, "was born May 30th, 1873. She is married to Samuel Gehman, a farmer. They reside near Dumfries Station and have a family of one child, named Pearl."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 671.

    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..., 237.

    3. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-5 Page 10.

    4. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 23.

    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..., 235.

    6. [S12] Vit - ON, Gore - Gore District Marriage Register - Waterloo Entries, Rev. James Strang, Presbyterian Church Pg 35 1845.
      Oct. 3 Abraham SHARRICK, Waterloo, to Lucy BUCKLER, Waterloo. Wit: Samuel Sharrick, Abraham Buckler.

    7. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 43.

    8. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 12 Page 83.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 May 1873 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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