Barbara Shirk

ID # 1157, (1827-1905)
FatherChristian Shirk (1796-1870)
MotherElizabeth Hoffman (1805-1862)
BirthBarbara Shirk was born on 30 November 1827 at Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. 
MarriageShe married Jacob Clemmer, son of Henry M. Clemmer and Sarah Bergey, on 30 June 1863 at Waterloo County.
MS248 reel 16, Vol. 76, page 7
Waterloo County Marriage Register.

Extracted from a list of marriages solemnized by Joseph Hagey, a minister of the Menno Nites Society for the year ending 31st day of December, A.D. 1863.

Jacob Clemmer, 42, born Pennsylvania, residing Waterloo. Parents Henry and Sarah Clemmer.
Barbara Shirk, 35, born Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, residing Waterloo. Parents Christ. and Elizabeth
Witnesses Sophia and Mary Hagey, both of Waterloo.
On June 30, 1863.

County marriage registrations are not usually exact with regard to the marriage locale. With Waterloo, there are three options - the county, the township, and the town. Probably the above marriage was held in the township.

 
DeathShe died on 7 April 1905 at Waterloo Township, Waterloo Co., at age 77. 
BurialShe was buried at Martin Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo. 
NoteDeath reg. 028656-05 Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Co.
Barbara 'Clemens' died April 7, 1905, in Waterloo Township. Born Pennsylvania. Housewife. Mennonite. Physician Dr. Bauman. Informant Rev. Paul Martin.

A reviewer of the Ancestry index states the surname of Barbara to be Clemmer and we must believe this to be the case as her date of death at stated above agrees with information shown on her gravestone. 

Children of Barbara Shirk and Jacob Clemmer

Last Edited2 Aug 2018