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

Bishop George Shupe[1, 2]

Male 1788 - 1870  (81 years)


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  • Name George Shupe 
    Prefix Bishop 
    Born 25 Dec 1788  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1868  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 29 Apr 1870  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Cause: paralysis/old age 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00113-7171 
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I5555  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father John Shupe,   b. 1759, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1812, Near Freeport, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Diefenbach,   b. 1763, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Family ID F1720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Scheirich,   b. 26 May 1795, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1866  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Catherine Shupe,   b. 10 Sep 1815, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1908  (Age 92 years)
     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)
     3. Rev. Benjamin Shupe,   b. 27 Jul 1823, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Veronica Shupe,   b. 25 Jul 1825, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1873  (Age 48 years)
     5. Moses Shupe,   b. 26 Mar 1830, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1912, Lost Springs, Marion, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Mary Shupe,   b. 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1906, Manton, Wexford, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1721  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ursula Weitz,   b. 26 Dec 1814, Altendon, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1897  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Magdalene Shupe,   b. 1841, , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F6532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bishop George Shupe, "was born December 25th, 1788. He was married to Elizabeth Scheirich who was born May 26th, 1795, and died June 21st, 1866. They resided in Wilmot Township, near New Dundee, where he died April 29th, 1870. To them was born a family of six 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..., 217.

    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..., 229.

    3. [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..., 478.

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, as recorded by Eldon Weber for the Waterloo Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.

    5. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      George Shupe/ born Dec 25, 1788/ died Apr 29, 1870/ aged / 81 y's 4 mo 4 d's/

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 57 Deaths.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      George Shupe, widower, 79, res. Wilmot, b. Mifflin Co PA, son of John and Elizabeth (Shupe), married 21 Dec 1868 Ursula Weitz, widow, 53, res. Wilmot, b. Altendon Baiern, daughter of George Weitz and Barbara (Bogner)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1788 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Dec 1868 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: paralysis/old age - 29 Apr 1870 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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