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

Enoch S. Gingrich[1, 2]

Male 1871 - 1961  (90 years)


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  • Name Enoch S. Gingrich 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennoite 
    Born 8 Mar 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Name Enoch S. Gingerich 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5647.4 
    Died 15 Jun 1961  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Person ID I4502  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Rev. Jacob B. Gingrich,   b. 13 Jun 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1920  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Sherk,   b. 27 Jul 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1934  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10, 11, 12
    Family ID F1428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Witmer,   b. 8 Nov 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1967, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1896  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Children 
     1. Ida Lauretta Gingrich,   b. 19 Dec 1897, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1993  (Age 95 years)
     2. Bertha Mae Gingrich,   b. 28 Mar 1899, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1985, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Rev. John Edmund Gingrich,   b. 7 Oct 1900, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1983, Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Enetta Rose Gingrich,   b. Mar 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jacob Cecil Gingerich,   b. 31 May 1903, of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 2001, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     6. Wilfred Lorne Gingrich,   b. 27 May 1905, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1998  (Age 93 years)
     7. Cora Isabella Gingrich,   b. 9 Jun 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 2000, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     8. Mary Etta Gingrich,   b. Feb 1909, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Rev. Arnold Elmer Gingrich,   b. 18 Dec 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1970  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F5401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gingrich, Enoch S., son of Jacob B. and Elizabeth (Sherk) Gingrich, was born in Waterloo Twp., Ont., March 8, 1871; died at Kitchener, Ont., June 15, 1961; aged 90 y. 2 m. 27 d. On Dec. 29, 1896, he was married to Rebecca Witmer, who survives. Also surviving are 7 sons and 5 daughters (John, Cecil, Lorne, Arnold, Arthur, Clayton, Wayne, Ida-Mrs. Joe Cressman, Bertha-Mrs. Stanley Moyer, Annetta-Mrs. Wolfred Witmer, Cora-Mrs. Harold Groh, and Mary-Mrs. Freeman Austin), 44 grandchildren, and 27 great-grandchildren. He was a member of the First Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held June 17, in charge of C. F. Derstine and Edgar Metzler.

      Gospel Herald, August 1, 1961

  • 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..., 240.

    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..., 693.

    3. [S2767] aaaWaterloo Township 1871 South, Sect. 2 Page 49.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 1, 1961.
      Obituary of Enoch Gingerich

    5. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-3 Page 5.

    6. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Gingrich / Enoch W. Gingrich / 1871-1961 / his beloved wife / Rebecca Witmer / 1875-1967 / peace perfect peace

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 14638-97.
      Enoch GINGRICH, 25, farmer, Waterloo twp., same, s/o Jacob & Elizabeth, married Rebecca WITMER, 21, Wilmot twp., Waterloo twp., d/o Isaac & Leah, witn: Dilman GINGRICH & Leah WITMER, both of Waterloo twp., 29 Dec 1896 at Wilmot twp (Mennonite)

    8. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 27.

    9. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 11.

    10. [S2575] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 3 Page 7.

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jacob Gingrich Birth Place: Waterloo RESIDENCE: Waterloo Age: 25 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841 Father Name: John Gingrich Mother Name: Anna Gingrich Spouse Name: Elizabeth Sherk Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1845 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Spouse Residence: Waterloo Spouse Father Name: David Sherk Spouse Mother Name: Elizabeth Sherk Marriage Date: 9 Dec 1866 Marriage County: Waterloo

    12. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, November 25, 1920.
      Obituary of Jacob B. Gingerich

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennoite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Dec 1896 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jun 1961 - Kitchener, 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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