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David Schmitt[1]
Male 1879 - 1955


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  • Birth  24 Feb 1879  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Religion  1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation  1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer in Feed Store 
    Religion  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evangelica 
    Residence  1939  Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  1955  188 Benton St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number  00034-2984.6 
    Died  29 Oct 1955  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I4297  Generations
    Last Modified  3 Jan 2019 

    Father  David B. Schmitt,   b. 13 Oct 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1895 
    Mother  Leah Eschleman,   b. 29 Mar 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1916 
    Married  5 Feb 1871  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1365  Group Sheet

    Family  Clara Israel,   b. 9 Feb 1877, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1948, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1906  [7
    Children 
     1. Cecil Schmitt
     2. Effie Schmitt
     3. Ruby Eileen Schmitt,   b. Mar 1908, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F169148  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • David Schmitt - David Schmitt, 76, of 188 Benton St., died Saturday at his home after a brief illness. Born Feb. 24, 1879, in Wilmot Township, he was a resident of Kitchener for the past 15 years. He farmed in Williamsburg for many years. His wife, the former Clara Israel, predeceased him Dec. 18, 1948. Surviving are a son, Cecil of Toronto; two daughters, Mrs. Edgar (Effie) Ritz and Miss Ruby Schmitt, both of Kitchener. Two grandchildren also survive. He was the last surviving member of the David Schmitt family. The body is at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home where the funeral will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery. Rev. F. M. Faist and Rev. G. F. Barthel will officiate.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record Oct 31 1955 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 661.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 15.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 17.

    4. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 22 Pg. 5.

    5. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 12.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 12, 1939 - Obituary of Samuel E. Schmitt.

    7. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Clara Israel - Dec 20 1948.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 24 Feb 1879 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer in Feed Store - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelica - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1939 - Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1955 - 188 Benton St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Oct 1955 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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