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Benjamin Sherk

Male 1869 - 1953  (83 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Benjamin Sherk was born on 19 Jun 1869 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (son of Reuben Sherk and Leah Hallman); died on 15 Jan 1953.

    Benjamin married Barbara Rhodes on 29 Dec 1891 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Barbara (daughter of John Rhodes and Dorothea Schlintz) was born on 7 Feb 1871 in New Dundee, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 28 Dec 1946. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Lanora Sherk was born on 20 Oct 1891; and died.
    2. Lorne R. Sherk was born on 2 May 1894; died on 13 Mar 1963 in Vancouver, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.
    3. Lemar Rhodes Sherk was born on 7 Oct 1897; died in 1967.
    4. Clarence R. Sherk was born on 26 Aug 1899; died in 1959.
    5. Cecil R. Sherk was born on 1 Jan 1910; and died.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Reuben Sherk was born on 4 Feb 1840 in New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (son of Daniel Sherk and Susannah Herner); died on 9 Apr 1922 in New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    Reuben married Leah Hallman on 4 Mar 1864 in New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Leah (daughter of John D. Hallman and Sarah Bergey) was born on 13 Oct 1844 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 4 Dec 1895 in New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Leah Hallman was born on 13 Oct 1844 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (daughter of John D. Hallman and Sarah Bergey); died on 4 Dec 1895 in New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Eva Sherk was born on 23 Jun 1866 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died in Sep 1952 in New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Mary Sherk was born on 15 Sep 1867 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; and died.
    3. 1. Benjamin Sherk was born on 19 Jun 1869 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 15 Jan 1953.
    4. John Sherk was born on 9 May 1870 in New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 25 Dec 1950 in , , Michigan, USA; was buried in Beverly Hills, Oakland, Michigan, USA.
    5. Daniel H. Sherk was born on 9 May 1870 in New Dundee, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 8 Nov 1870 in New Dundee, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Simon Sherk was born on 11 Dec 1871 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 18 Oct 1888 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Angeline Sherk was born on 30 Mar 1873 in New Dundee, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 15 Jul 1964 in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in New Dundee, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    8. William Sherk was born on 27 Oct 1874 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 12 Oct 1939 in Blenheim Twp./Blandford - Blenheim Twp., Oxford, Ontario, Canada; was buried in New Dundee, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    9. David Sherk was born on 29 Mar 1876 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 11 Apr 1876 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Ephraim H. Sherk was born on 10 Apr 1877 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 16 Mar 1878 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Elmina Sherk was born on 3 May 1879 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; and died.
    12. Norman Adelbert Sherk was born on 12 Sep 1881 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 30 May 1882 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    13. Sally Ann H. Sherk was born on 16 Mar 1883 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 10 Apr 1883 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    14. Darwin Sherk was born on 17 Oct 1885 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 17 Oct 1885 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    15. Vanella H. Sherk was born on 19 Oct 1888 in New Dundee, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 24 Aug 1966 in Roseville, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Roseville, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Daniel Sherk was born on 7 Apr 1806 in Sherkston, Welland, Ontario, Canada; died on 26 Jan 1858 in New Dundee, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    Daniel married Susannah Herner about 8 Aug 1834. Susannah (daughter of Frederick Philip Herner and Nancy DeMoss) was born on 9 Aug 1817; died on 12 May 1886 in Bluevale, Huron, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Susannah Herner was born on 9 Aug 1817 (daughter of Frederick Philip Herner and Nancy DeMoss); died on 12 May 1886 in Bluevale, Huron, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 2. Reuben Sherk was born on 4 Feb 1840 in New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 9 Apr 1922 in New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 6.  John D. Hallman was born on 1 Aug 1812 in Perkiomen Twp., Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA (son of Benjamin Hallman and Elizabeth Detweiler); died on 13 Mar 1888 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    John married Sarah Bergey in 1838 in Berlin/Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Sarah (daughter of Joseph H. Bergey and Elizabeth Wagner) was born on 27 May 1821 in , Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 6 May 1886 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Sarah Bergey was born on 27 May 1821 in , Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of Joseph H. Bergey and Elizabeth Wagner); died on 6 May 1886 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Magdalena Hallman was born on 13 Dec 1839 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 27 May 1893 in Berlin/Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Isaac B. Hallman was born on 17 Dec 1840 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 1 Apr 1901; was buried in Kurtzville, Perth, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Noah Hallman was born on 27 Aug 1842; died on 30 Apr 1845; was buried in North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Samuel Hallman was born on 21 Sep 1843; died on 20 Apr 1845; was buried in North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    5. 3. Leah Hallman was born on 13 Oct 1844 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 4 Dec 1895 in New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Aaron B. Hallman was born on 5 Mar 1846 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 1 Aug 1924 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Henry Hallman was born in 1847; died in 1847.
    8. David B. Hallman was born on 9 Feb 1849 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 6 Jan 1920 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Elizabeth Hallman was born on 20 May 1851 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 21 Dec 1906 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 24 Dec 1906 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Levi B. Hallman was born on 19 Mar 1853 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 1 Aug 1935 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    11. John B. Hallman was born on 15 Aug 1854 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 22 Dec 1882 in Berlin/Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    12. Joseph B. Hallman was born on 20 Aug 1856 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 15 Dec 1933 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    13. Sarah Ann Hallman was born on 3 Jan 1858 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 29 May 1935; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    14. Benjamin Hallman was born on 10 Apr 1859; died on 26 Dec 1907.
    15. Maria Hallman was born on 7 Sep 1860; died on 3 Sep 1864.
    16. Angeline Hallman was born on 26 Feb 1863 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 4 Oct 1924; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    17. Lydia Hallman was born on 28 Oct 1864; died on 21 Jun 1872.
    18. Moses Hallman was born on 31 Oct 1865 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 15 Aug 1926 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  Frederick Philip Herner was born on 9 Aug 1753 in Baden, , , Germany; and died.

    Frederick married Nancy DeMoss. Nancy and died. [Group Sheet]


  2. 11.  Nancy DeMoss and died.
    Children:
    1. Samuel Herner was born on 10 Oct 1809 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 18 Jan 1882 in Cullom, Livingston, Illinois, USA; was buried in Cullom, Livingston, Illinois, USA.
    2. 5. Susannah Herner was born on 9 Aug 1817; died on 12 May 1886 in Bluevale, Huron, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 12.  Benjamin Hallman was born on 18 Sep 1783 in Perkiomen Twp., Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 10 Sep 1869 in North Dumfries, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    Benjamin married Elizabeth Detweiler on 2 Sep 1802 in Perkiomen Twp., Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA. Elizabeth was born on 8 Aug 1784; died on 9 Aug 1856; was buried in North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 13.  Elizabeth Detweiler was born on 8 Aug 1784; died on 9 Aug 1856; was buried in North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Rev. Jacob Hallman was born on 18 Nov 1803 in , Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 23 Mar 1878; was buried in Blenheim Twp./Blandford - Blenheim Twp., Oxford, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Margaret Hallman was born on 31 Aug 1805 in , Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 18 Mar 1884 in North Dumfries, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Joseph D. Hallman was born on 15 Sep 1808 in , Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 9 Apr 1896 in , , , Canada; was buried in Blenheim Twp./Blandford - Blenheim Twp., Oxford, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Catharine Hallman was born on 28 Sep 1810 in , Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 19 Jan 1889 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    5. 6. John D. Hallman was born on 1 Aug 1812 in Perkiomen Twp., Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 13 Mar 1888 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Veronica Hallman was born on 14 May 1814 in , , Pennsylvania, USA; died on 9 Jan 1894 in New Dundee, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Elizabeth Hallman was born on 12 Jun 1817 in , , Pennsylvania, USA; died on 30 Jun 1883 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Blenheim Twp./Blandford - Blenheim Twp., Oxford, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Rev. Benjamin D. Hallman was born on 20 Sep 1821 in Perkiomen Twp., Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 6 Oct 1910 in Roseville, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Christian Hallman was born on 25 Oct 1822; died on 9 Dec 1902; was buried in Baden, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Rev. Wendell Hallman was born on 4 Nov 1827 in North Dumfries, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 1 May 1910 in Berlin/Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Berlin/Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

  5. 14.  Joseph H. Bergey was born about 1792 in Franconia, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA (son of Isaac Bergey and Susannah T. Hunsberger); died on 3 May 1875 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Hespeler/Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    Joseph married Elizabeth Wagner. Elizabeth was born in 1788 in , , Pennsylvania, USA; died on 18 Apr 1824 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Hespeler/Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  6. 15.  Elizabeth Wagner was born in 1788 in , , Pennsylvania, USA; died on 18 Apr 1824 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Hespeler/Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Isaac W. Bergy was born on 30 Mar 1812 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 18 Mar 1874 in Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA.
    2. Barbara Bergey was born on 19 Sep 1813 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 11 Dec 1882 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Susannah Bergey was born on 14 Dec 1814 in , Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 7 Feb 1888 in Roseville, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Elizabeth Bergey was born in 1816 in , Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died in 1816.
    5. Jacob W. Bergey was born on 1 Sep 1818 in , Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 29 Feb 1904 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 3 Mar 1904 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Mary Bergey was born in 1820 in , Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died in 1840.
    7. 7. Sarah Bergey was born on 27 May 1821 in , Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 6 May 1886 in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Leah Bergey was born on 28 Jan 1824; died on 15 Jul 1899 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.


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