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

Anna Shirk[1]

Female 1868 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Anna Shirk 
    Born 4 Feb 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Anna Kraft 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Evangelical 
    Religion 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5664 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4561  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Peter Shirk,   b. 11 Nov 1839, Canarvon Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1919  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Martin,   b. 2 Mar 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1895, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F1443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Kraft,   b. 18 Apr 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Jan 1887  [8
    Children 
     1. Irvine Kraft,   b. 1887, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ivan Kraft,   b. 21 Apr 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1907  (Age 18 years)
     3. Almon Kraft,   b. 28 Jul 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Clayton Kraft,   b. 20 Aug 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1968, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     5. Wilson Kraft,   b. 4 Jan 1895, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ephraim Kraft,   b. 4 Mar 1897, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Vernon Kraft,   b. 16 Sep 1899, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Erma Kraft,   b. 10 Feb 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     9. Elva Kraft,   b. 10 Feb 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1903  (Age 1 years)
     10. Lorne Kraft,   b. May 1904, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Earl Kraft,   b. Mar 1907, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Ralph Edgar Kraft,   b. 5 Apr 1913, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1998, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F1445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Anna Shirk, "the eldest, was born February 4th, 1868. She is married to William Kraft, a farmer They reside about two miles east of Breslau. To them are born four 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. [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..., 863.

    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..., 243.

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 6.
      birth date given in census as 4 Feb 1860

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 6.

    5. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 12.

    6. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 11.

    7. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sud District 3 - Lexington 1921 Page 13.

    8. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 22.

    9. [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..., 42.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Magdelina Martin Born: Woolwich Res: Woolwich Age: 21 Born: abt 1845 Father: John Martin Mother: Nancy Martin Spouse: Peter Sherk Age: 26 Born: abt 1840 born: PA Res: Waterloo Father: Christ Sherk Mother: Elizabeth Sherk married 5 Jun 1866

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 14 Jun 1866.
      June 5, 1866 Peter Scherch of Waterloo and Magdalena Martin of Woolwich, by Rev. Hegy

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Feb 1868 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - 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 MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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