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

Abraham Groh Stauffer[1, 2]

Male 1814 - 1866  (52 years)


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  • Name Abraham Groh Stauffer 
    Born 21 Sep 1814  Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    shoemaker 
    Eby ID Number 00117-7338 
    Died 23 Sep 1866  Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried Bennett Cemetery, Harrisburg, Ottawa, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I4692  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Samuel S. Stauffer,   b. 5 Oct 1782, Near Lititz, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1859, Speedsville, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Esther Groh,   b. 5 Dec 1786, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1862, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F1469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah Latschaw,   b. 11 Sep 1812,   d. 2 Jun 1842, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Children 
     1. Isaac Stauffer,   b. 1835, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jacob Stauffer,   b. 25 Jan 1836, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1863  (Age 27 years)
     3. Esther Stauffer,   b. 1837, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Stauffer,   b. 27 Nov 1839, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1908  (Age 69 years)
     5. Susannah Stauffer,   b. 1840, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Magdalena Shupe,   b. 8 Sep 1820, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1901  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Samuel Stauffer,   b. 30 Sep 1844, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1899  (Age 54 years)
     2. George Stauffer,   b. 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Moses Stauffer,   b. 1850,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Noah Stauffer,   b. CALC 3 Aug 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1878, Chester, Ottawa, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     5. Aaron Stauffer,   b. CA 1853, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Sep 1814 - Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1843 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - shoemaker - 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Sep 1866 - Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bennett Cemetery, Harrisburg, Ottawa, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Abraham Stauffer, "was married to Susannah Latschaw and resided near Strasburg, Ontario, where she died of hydrophobia, leaving a family of five children. After her decease he was married to Magdalena Shupe. Soon after his second marriage he moved to near Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he died in 1866, leaving the following family, namely: Isaac, Esther, Jacob, Mary and Susannah of first wife, and Samuel, George, Moses and Aaron of second wife. All of the last named family reside in Michigan."


      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..., 873.

    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..., 480.

    3. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, B., America, N., County, O., & Cemetery, B. (1814). Abraham Groh Stauffer (1814-1866) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 15 May 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/88293478/stau.

    4. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The German Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Church, At Greenbush, Waterloo Township, Halton County, 1 Sept. 1843 to 1 July 1844 report 32.
      Abraham G. Stauffer, Shoemaker, to Magdalena Shupe, both of Waterloo. Wit. John Stauffer, Farmer and Benjamin Shupe, Farmer, both of Waterloo.

    5. [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..., 505.