Waterloo Region Generations
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Johann Conrad "Conrad" Schenk

Male 1807 - 1884  (77 years)


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  • Name Johann Conrad "Conrad" Schenk 
    Born 23 Jan 1807  Ützhausen, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 23 Jan 1807  Ützhausen, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1834  Ützhausen, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    linen weaver 
    Immigration 13 Jun 1848  New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Immigrated on the ship Bark Richard Cobden leaving from Bremen, Germany
    Name Conrad Schenk  [7
    Name Konrad Schenk 
    Occupation 1851  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evangelical 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76553 
    Died 23 Jul 1884  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Cause: old age with asthma 9 days 
    Person ID I76553  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Family Katherina Elizabeth "Catherine" Siebert,   b. 26 Dec 1811, Kohler, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1896, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 15 May 1834  Ützhausen, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. George Heinrich "Henry" Schenk,   b. 29 Mar 1835, Ützhausen, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1914, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Margaret Schenk,   b. 1837, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Andrew Schenk,   b. 1839, , Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth Schenk,   b. 1841, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Anna E. Schenk,   b. 1841, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Katherina "Catherine" Schenk,   b. 8 Aug 1844, Ützhausen, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1913, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     7. Henry Schenk,   b. 31 Jul 1847, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Casper Schenk,   b. 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Louisa Schenk,   b. 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Caspar Schenk,   b. 26 Apr 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1927, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     11. Maria Schenk,   b. 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. L. Schenk,   b. 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. John Schenk,   b. 13 Mar 1856, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1920, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F20016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In the name of His Royal Highness,the hereditary great Duke and co-sovereign of Hessen and his To Konrad Schenk from Utzhausen, administrative district Alsfeld who requested permission with his Family, to move to North America, and to then settle there, he has asked for,and it is for this purpose this dismissal from the great dukedom the Hessian subject was granted in witness of which the present document was drawn up,with the addition of the service (official) seal,was completed. Alsfeld the 2 April 1848 The Great duke Hessian district council of KreissAlsfeld in whose absence councillor

      Dismissal Permit as translated by David Marvin Jackson in his book "The Schenk Family of Utzhausen, Hessen, Germany

  • Sources 
    1. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 5.
      Conrad SHENCK Farmer Germany Lutheran 48
      Catherine SHENCK Germany Lutheran 40
      George Henry SHENCK Germany Lutheran 16
      Margaret SHENCK Germany Lutheran 14
      Andrew SHENCK Germany Lutheran 12
      Elizabeth SHENCK Germany Lutheran 10
      Catherine SHENCK Germany Lutheran 8
      Henry SHENCK Germany Lutheran 6
      Casper SHENCK Canada Lutheran 2 ?
      HERNER Canada Mennonite 4
      Catherine RENGLER? Canada 19

    2. [S1417] Church Records - Germany, Hessen, Kreutzersgrund Evangelische Kirche Schlitz (Kr. Lauterbach).
      1807 Johann Konrad Schenk Born 23rd January Baptized 23rd Johann Schenk Resident and neighbour. Johann Konrad Weber and linen weaver Resident & neighbour at Utzhausen at Utzhausen the child and Anna Maria Father's brother-in-law Weber the 2nd child

    3. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 51.

    4. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 7 Page 38.

    5. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      John Conrad Schenk, d. 23 Jul 1884 Wilmot. aged 77y, 5m, 23d, farmer, b. Uetzhausen, Hesse Darmstadt, Germany, p;d age with astham ill about 9 days

    6. [S1417] Church Records - Germany, Hessen, Kreutzersgrund Evangelische Kirche Schlitz (Kr. Lauterbach), translated by David Marvin Jackson.
      MARRIAGE 1834 Konrad Schenk & Kath Elisabeth Seibert. In the year of Christ 1834 the 15th May where according to incoming documentation by land councillor and land courts ,that citizens as well as judicial ways, there will be nothing in the way of the consumation of marriage after observing the canonical requirements and after proper proclamations had occurred were married in the church at Utzhausen Konrad Schenk,eldest son of the deceased resident and Linen weaver master Johannes Schenk at Utzhausen & his wife Maria born Weber,about to become resident and linen weaver at Utzhausen, aged 7 and 20 years,and Katharina Elisabetha Seibert,2nd daughter of the late resident and farmer Kasper Seibert at Maar & his wife Margreta, born Kohler,aged 2 and 20 years. As witnesses present Konrad Weber, Farmer at Utzhausen & uncle of the bridegroom from the mother's side who along with the minister & the School teacher signed protocols and also the bridal pair. + + + mark of the bridegroom Catherine Seibert Niepott, School teacher Conrad Weber

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009773-74.
      Johannes ALLES, 26, laborer, Canada, Wellesley, s/o Conrad & Barbara married Maria SCHENK, 21, Canada, Wilmot, d/o Conrad & Catharine, witn: Valentine ALLES of Wellesley & Caspar SCHENK of Wilmot, 11 October 1874 in Berlin.

    8. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 5.

    9. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 16.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jan 1807 - Ützhausen, , Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 23 Jan 1807 - Ützhausen, , Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - linen weaver - 1834 - Ützhausen, , Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 May 1834 - Ützhausen, , Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 13 Jun 1848 - New York City, New York, USA. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1851 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1861 - 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 - Lutheran - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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