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

Daniel Sherk

Male 1806 - 1858  (51 years)


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  • Name Daniel Sherk 
    Born 7 Apr 1806  Near Sherkston, Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5680 
    Died 26 Jan 1858  Near New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I4588  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father John Sherk,   b. Abt 1780,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Fretz,   b. Abt 1780,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Herner,   b. 9 Aug 1817, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1886  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
     1. Veronica Sherk,   b. 1835, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elizabeth Sherk,   b. 11 Mar 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1863, Elma Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     3. Sarah Ann Sherk,   b. 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Reuben H. Sherk,   b. 4 Feb 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1922, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Cyrus Sherk,   b. 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Jeremiah Sherk,   b. 27 Oct 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1911  (Age 65 years)
     7. Hannah Sherk,   b. 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Moses Sherk,   b. 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. John Sherk,   b. Abt 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Nancy Sherk,   b. 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Mary Sherk,   b. Abt 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F1451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Daniel Sherk, "son of John and Elizabeth (Fretz) Sherk, was born near Sherkston, Welland County, Ontario, April 7th, 1806. He was married to Susannah, daughter of Frederick Philip and Nancy (DeMoss) Herner. She was born August 9th, 1817, and died May 12th, 1886. Soon after their marriage they moved on a farm about two miles north of New Dundee where he died January 26th, 1858. His family consisted of eleven 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. [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.

    2. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Daniel Sherk/ died/ Jan'y. 26, 1858/ aged/ 51 yrs 9 mo/ 19 days

    3. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 7.
      Daniel SHERK Farmer Canada Mennonite 45
      Susanna SHERK Canada Mennonite 35
      Fanny SHERK Canada Mennonite 16
      Eliza SHERK Canada Mennonite 14
      Ruebin SHERK Canada Mennonite 12
      Sally Ann SHERK Canada Mennonite 10
      Jeremiah SHERK Canada Mennonite 7
      Silas SHERK Canada Mennonite 6
      Hannah SHERK Canada Mennonite 3
      Moses SHERK Canada Mennonite 1

    4. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 7.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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