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Elizabeth Bowman[1, 2]
Female 1835 - 1903


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  • Birth  29 Oct 1835  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Elizabeth Snyder 
    Occupation  1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    servant to Frederick Musselman 
    Religion  1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number  00002-146 
    Died  24 Apr 1903  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 11
    Cause: Consumption 6 months 
    Buried  First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID  I7017  Generations
    Last Modified  6 Oct 2017 

    Father  Benjamin H. Bauman,   b. 15 Feb 1787, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susannah Bechtel,   b. 16 Jun 1797, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2017  Group Sheet

    Family  Moses K. Snyder,   b. 28 Feb 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1901, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Jul 1887  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Snyder,   b. 9 Feb 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1932
     2. Sarah Snyder,   b. 1868, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Moses Snyder,   b. 1874, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F2116  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Bowman, "the fourth and youngest daughter of Benjamin and Susannah (Bechtel) Baumann, was born October 29th, 1835. On July 17th, 1887, she was married to Moses K. Snyder. They reside in Wilmot Township, a few miles north-west of St. Agatha."1a

      1aThe Biographical History of Waterloo Township, by Ezra Eby

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      Snyder-On April 24, 1903, at Berlin Ontario. Elizabeth (Bowman) Snyder widow of the late Moses K Snyder, aged 67Y. 5M, 25D. She had been a sufferer during the last two years, since the railway accident in which her husband was killed while driving over a railroad crossing in Berlin Ont. She suffered over 150 days at the home of Bro. Wendel E Shantz, where her sufferings ended. She was a consistent member of the Mennonite church for a number of years. Services were conducted at the Berlin Mennonite M.H. by E.S Hallman (text Rev.7:13,14) and Daniel Wismer (text Rev 21:4) Services at the house by Noah Stauffer (text Job 14:14).2a

      2aHERALD OF TRUTH, Vol. XL, No. 21, MAY 21, 1903, PAGE 167-168

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      The death of Mrs. Elizabeth Snyder occurred in Berlin last in her 68th year, of consumption. She was the widow of the late Moses Snyder, who was killed in a railway crossing accident in Berlin nearly two years ago. She was with her husband at the time of the accident and had a very narrow escape. Mr. and Mrs. Snyder lived for many years on their farm near Berlet's Corners.3a

      3aWellesley Maple Leaf, April 30, 1903

      Obituary is supplied by the Wellesley Township Heritage and Historical Society Click here to go to their website.

  • 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..., 302.

    2. [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..., 200.

    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..., 85.

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 7.

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In / memory of / Elizabeth / Bowman / wife of / Moses K. Snyder / born / Oct. 29, 1835 / died / April 24, 1903 / aged 67 years / 5 mos. & 25 dys. / the winter of trouble is past / the ? of affliction are o'er / her troubles are ended at last / and sorrow and death are no more / Scott, Galt

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 28.

    7. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 5 Nov 1835:11.
      30 Oct 1835 The family of Benjamin Bauman was blessed with a son
      The sex is probably in error.

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 27.
      Elisabetha BOWMAN Birthplace: Canada Age 17 Mennonite b. 29-Oct

    9. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, MAY 21, 1903 - Obituary of Elizabeth Snyder.

    10. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 51.

    11. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 29 Oct 1835 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - servant to Frederick Musselman - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Consumption 6 months - 24 Apr 1903 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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