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

George Shupe

Male 1855 - 1930  (75 years)


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  • Name George Shupe 
    Born 6 Apr 1855  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation thresher 
    Eby ID Number 00113-7177 
    Died 19 Jul 1930  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: chronic Myrocarditis (10 years) and heat exhaustion (1 day) 
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I5604  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father 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 
    Mother Anna Wismer,   b. 6 Apr 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1872, Near New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1847  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F1735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Becker,   b. 11 Nov 1855, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1931, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1878  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Alvin B. Shupe,   b. 8 May 1879, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1926  (Age 46 years)
     2. Hattie Marlene Shupe,   b. 15 Jun 1881, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1956  (Age 74 years)
     3. Harvey Shupe,   b. 20 Oct 1883, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Morris Shupe,   b. 3 Aug 1885, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F1731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • George Shupe, "was born April 6th, 1855. He is married to Elizabeth Becker. They reside on his father's old homestead, near New Dundee, where he is engaged in farming. To them are born the following 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..., 479.

    2. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of George Shupe born Apr 6, 1855 died July 19, 1930/ Elizabeth Becker his wife born Nov 11, 1855 died Mar 28, 1931

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 35645-1930 George Shupe.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011132-78.
      George SHUPE, 23, yeoman, Blenheim Twp, same, s/o Benjamin & Anna married Elizabeth BECKER, 22, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Henry & Wilhelmine, witn: Henry BECKER & Mathilde BIEN both of Wilmot Twp, 26 March 1878 in Preston

    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..., 665.

    6. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Huttner, Jacob Rev. - Minister of the Lutheran Church in Preston #80.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Apr 1855 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Mar 1878 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: chronic Myrocarditis (10 years) and heat exhaustion (1 day) - 19 Jul 1930 - New Dundee, 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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