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

John Scherch

Male 1818 - 1891  (73 years)


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  • Name John Scherch 
    Born 5 Mar 1818  Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5657 
    Died 23 May 1891  [2, 3
    Person ID I4546  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Andrew Scherch,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Steiner,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Grody,   b. 15 Oct 1819, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Aaron Scherch,   b. Of, Wetzel, Antrim Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1894
     2. David Scherch,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elizabeth Sherk,   b. 30 Jan 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1924  (Age 81 years)
     4. Isabella Scherch,   b. 21 Sep 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1919  (Age 71 years)
     5. Magdalena Scherch,   b. 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F1439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Scherch, "son of Andrew and Elizabeth (Steiner) Scherch, and a cousin to Rev. David Sherk was born in Welland County, Ontario, March 5th, 1818. He was married to Magdalena Grody who was born October 15th, 1819. After their marriage they resided in Wilmot Township for some years, thence they moved to Michigan where they resided sixteen years, thence moved back to Ontario and resided in Wellesley for six years. Later in life they had their home with Mr. Abraham Honsperger, their son-in-law, where he died May 23rd, 1891. She is still living and is enjoying good health. To them were born five children, namely:...This family spell their name Scherch."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 241.

    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..., 242.

    3. [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..., 718.

  • Event Map
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