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

Jacob S. Block[1, 2]

Male 1816 - 1898  (82 years)


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  • Name Jacob S. Block 
    Born 1 Jun 1816  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    farmer 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Gentleman 
    Residence 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00117-7340.1 
    Died 3 Jun 1898  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I778  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 

    Family 1 Catherine Stauffer,   b. 1 Nov 1816, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Samuel Block,   b. 8 Jan 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1928, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. John Block,   b. 14 Jan 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     3. Jacob Block,   b. 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Susannah Block,   b. 20 Jan 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1911, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Henry Block,   b. 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sarah Block,   b. 22 May 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930  (Age 81 years)
     7. Nancy Block,   b. 15 Jun 1848, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     8. Mary Block,   b. 16 May 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Peter Block,   b. 4 Jan 1855, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1927, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     10. Isaac Block,   b. 2 Jan 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1897, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     11. Levi Block,   b. 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Catharine Block,   b. Abt 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. In Infancy, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Janet,   b. 1831, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F30438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Block, "was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in 1810. When a young man he came to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, Ontario. He was married to Catharine, daughter of Samuel and Esther (Groh) Stauffer. They resided on a farm situated on the township line between Wilmot and Blenheim where they died. Their family consisted of twelve 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..., 505.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11354-80.
      Levi Bluck, 22, Occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot Twp, Res. same, son of Jacob and Catharine Bluck, married to Elizabeth Hilborne, 29, b. Waterloo Twp, Res. Wilmot Twp, Widow, daughter of Christian and Mary Witmer, Witn: Nelson Bowman, Waterloo Twp, 8 Aug 1880 at Waterloo Twp

    3. [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..., 281.

    4. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of Catherine Stauffer wife of Jacob Block died Jun 20 1877 aged 60 yrs 7 mos 19 days/ In memory of Jacob Block died June 3, 1898 agd 82 yrs 2 days

    5. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div 1 pg 39.
      Birthplace given as Frances

    6. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 15.
      Jacob BLOCK Farmer Germany Presbyterian 41
      Catherine BLOCK Canada 35 John BLOCK Canada 15
      Samuel BLOCK Canada 13 Susanna BLOCK Canada 11
      Jacob BLOCK Canada 9 Henry BLOCK Canada 7
      Sarah BLOCK Canada 5 Nancy BLOCK Canada 3
      James Lindsay Canada 2

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 4.

    8. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 39.

    9. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 56.

    10. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 2 Page 12.

    11. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 2 Mar 1837:15.
      last Tuesday Rev Bindemann m. Jacob Block to Catharina Stauffer, all of Waterloo

    12. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 15.

    13. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div 1 pg 39.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jun 1816 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1837 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Feb 1837 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - 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 MapsResidence - Lutheran - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jun 1898 - 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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