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

George M. Shirk[1]

Male 1870 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name George M. Shirk 
    Born 4 Apr 1870  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Miller 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Bookkeeper 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Book Keeper 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Public Service 1912  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Treasurer - Waterloo Township 
    Occupation 1921  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Miller, Flour 
    Religion 1921  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5665 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4567  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    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 Alvina Snyder,   b. 20 Jan 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Elma Shirk,   b. 6 Oct 1894, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Allen Shirk,   b. 28 Jan 1896, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ada Shirk,   b. 6 Oct 1897, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1992  (Age 94 years)
     4. Era May Shirk,   b. 6 Apr 1899, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F1447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • George Shirk, "was born April 4th, 1870. He is married to Alvina Snyder. They reside in Bridgeport where he is engaged as a miller in his father's mills. To them is born one child, a daughter named Elma who was born October 6th, 1894."


      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..., 290.

    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. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 8.

    4. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 15.

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

    6. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sud District 3 - Lexington 1921 Page 5.

    7. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 9.

    8. [S1449] Book - Grassroots Government Biographies of Waterloo Township Councillors.

    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 Apr 1870 - 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 MapsOccupation - Miller - 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 MapsOccupation - Bookkeeper - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Book Keeper - 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 MapsPublic Service - Treasurer - Waterloo Township - 1912 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Miller, Flour - 1921 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1921 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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