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

Catherine Stauffer

Female 1816 - 1877  (60 years)


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  • Name Catherine Stauffer 
    Born 1 Nov 1816  Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Catherine Block 
    Residence 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number 00117-7340 
    Died 20 Jun 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    Person ID I851  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 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 Jacob S. Block,   b. 1 Jun 1816, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    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  (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. 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     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 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Catherine Stauffer, "was married to Jacob Block, a farmer. They resided in Southern Wilmot where they both died."


      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. [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

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

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

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

    5. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 2 Page 12.

    6. [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.

    7. [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.

    8. [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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Nov 1816 - Speedsville (Waterloo Township), 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 MapsResidence - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - 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
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jun 1877 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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