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

Barbara Shirk[1]

Female 1847 - 1920  (72 years)


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  • Name Barbara Shirk 
    Born 31 Oct 1847  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Protestant 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5648 
    Died 26 Sep 1920  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Cause: Chronic Bronchitis 
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I4508  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Rev. David Sherk,   b. 9 Sep 1801, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1882, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth B. Betzner,   b. 10 May 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1894, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1827  [1, 10
    Family ID F1423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Oct 1847 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Protestant - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Chronic Bronchitis - 26 Sep 1920 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Barbara Shirk "was born October 31st, 1847. She is unmarried and at present resides in Chicago, Illinois, where she is engaged as an evangelist among the poor, thus doing a noble work for her Master."


      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..., 247.

    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..., 240.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin ITown/Ville) A-6 Page 6.

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 33177-1920 Barbara Shirk.

    5. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Barbara Sherk / 1847-1920 / Gone but not forgotten / Sherk

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 1 Pg 27.

    7. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 28.

    8. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 4 Page 25.

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

    10. [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..., 239.