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

Barbara Shirk

Female 1889 - 1973  (84 years)


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  • Name Barbara Shirk 
    Born 5 May 1889  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Barbara Drudge 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1921  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5676 
    Died 3 Jul 1973  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I4581  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  [7, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F1443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin Drudge,   b. 14 Aug 1887, Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1961, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1914  [11
    Children 
     1. Raymond Drudge
     2. Mildred Drudge
     3. Gladys Drudge
     4. Elvin Peter Drudge,   b. 20 Jun 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1999, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Ruth Drudge,   b. 1918, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F5529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Barbara Shirk, "was born May 5th, 1889."


      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.].

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      Drudge, Barbara, daughter of Peter and Susanna (Martin) Shirk, was born at Bridgeport, Ont., May 5, 1889; died at Waterloo, Ont., July 3, 1973; aged 84 y. 1 m. 28 d. On Mar. 11, 1914, she was married to Benjamin Drudge, who preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 1961. Surviving are 2 sons (Elvin and Raymond), 3 daughters (Ruth Golbeck, Mildred Schwartzentruber, and Gladys Indoe), 15 grandchildren, and one sister (Lydia Snyder). She was a member of the Erb Street Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on July 6, in charge of Galen Johns; interment in Erb Street Cemetery.


      Gospel Herald - Volume 66, Number 30 - July 31, 1973 pages 597,598

  • 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..., 244.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 9.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Volume 66, Number 30 - July 31, 1973 ­ pages 597,598.

    4. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 16.

    5. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sud District 3 - Lexington 1921 Page 4.

    6. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 10.

    7. [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.

    8. [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.

    9. [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

    10. [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

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Volume 66, Number 30 - July 31, 1973 ­ pages 597,598.
      Drudge, Barbara, daughter of Peter and Susanna (Martin) Shirk, was born at Bridgeport, Ont., May 5, 1889; died at Waterloo, Ont., July 3, 1973; aged 84 y. 1 m. 28 d. On Mar. 11, 1914, she was married to Benjamin Drudge, who preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 1961. Surviving are 2 sons (Elvin and Raymond), 3 daughters (Ruth Golbeck, Mildred Schwartzentruber, and Gladys Indoe), 15 grandchildren, and one sister (Lydia Snyder). She was a member of the Erb Street Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on July 6, in charge of Galen Johns; interment in Erb Street Cemetery.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 May 1889 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), 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 - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jul 1973 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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