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

John Groh Stauffer

Male 1824 - 1887  (62 years)


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  • Name John Groh Stauffer 
    Born 8 Dec 1824  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1860  Gaines, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Agent 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Agemt 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Protestant 
    Eby ID Number 00117-7343 
    Died 5 Dec 1887  near Bright, Oxford County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I754  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 Lucinda Hammacher,   b. 6 Sep 1834, Near Wilmot Centre, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1909  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1851  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Stauffer,   b. 25 Jan 1853, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Levi Hammacher Stauffer,   b. 3 Aug 1854, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1912, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     3. Foster H. Stauffer,   b. 26 Feb 1856, , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1889, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     4. Aaron H. Stauffer,   b. 29 Nov 1857, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1914, Webster Groves, St. Louis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     5. Rosanna Stauffer,   b. 25 Aug 1860, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919  (Age 58 years)
     6. Lucinda Stauffer,   b. 24 Sep 1862, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Addison Stauffer,   b. 15 Mar 1867, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1931, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     8. Rev. Byron Stauffer,   b. 27 Aug 1870, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F264  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Dec 1824 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1860 - Gaines, Kent, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agent - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agemt - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Protestant - 1881 - Waterloo 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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  • Notes 
    • John G. Stauffer, "was born near Preston, Ontario, December 8th, 1824. On December 3rd, 1851, he was married to Lucinda, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Gabel) Hammacher. She was born near Wilmot Centre, Waterloo County, Ontario, September 6th, 1834. They resided in Oxford County, three miles south of Plattsville, Ontario, where he died December 5th, 1887. After his decease Mrs. Stauffer moved to Berlin where she is residing at present. Their family consisted of eight 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..., 506.

    2. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      John G. Stauffer/ 1824-1887/ (face of stone divides) (left side) Addison/ 1867-1931/ (right side) Rosanna/ 1860-1919/

    3. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 38.

    4. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 45.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 22 Dec 1887.
      05 Dec 1887 John G. Stauffer died near Bright, Oxford Cty., at age of 63 years.

    6. [S1635] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1860 8th Census, Gaines, Kent, Michigan; Roll: M653_550; Page: 99; Image: 104; Family History Library Film: 803550.