Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Laura May Shirk

Laura May Shirk[1]

Female 1886 - 1982  (95 years)

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  • Name Laura May Shirk 
    Born 14 Aug 1886  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Laura May Learn 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 55 Albert St., Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5678 
    Died 28 Jan 1982  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I4586  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Lehman Shirk,   b. 20 Dec 1860, Canarvon Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1928  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Kraft,   b. 19 Dec 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1885  [1, 7
    Family ID F1449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Lehman Shirk,   b. 20 Dec 1860, Canarvon Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1928  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Kraft,   b. 1861, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F257738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Arthur B. Learn,   b. 15 Mar 1883, Humberstone, Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1916  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Jean Learn,   b. 1917,   d. 6 Jan 2009, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. John Robert Learn,   b. 8 May 1922, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1986, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F43951  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Aug 1886 - 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 MapsResidence - - 55 Albert St., Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Sep 1916 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 1982 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Laura May Shirk
    Laura May Shirk
    image from Penny Prazak 2012

  • Notes 
    • Laura May Shirk, "born August 14th, 1886."


      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..., 865.

    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..., 245.

    3. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-8 Page 4.

    4. [S192] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Mount Hope CC#4500 Internet Link.
      Learn/ father/ Arthur B./ 1883-1961/ mother/ Laura S./ 1886-1982

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Laura S. Learn - Jan 30 1982 pg 39.

    6. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 45.

    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..., 244.