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

Family: John Howard Schmitt / Maria "Mary" "Polly" Knechtel (F11049)

m. 2 Mar 1862


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  • Father | Male
    John Howard Schmitt

    Born  14 Jan 1838  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Feb 1924  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  2 Mar 1924  Berlet's Corner Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  2 Mar 1862  [1, 2, 3]  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Johannes R. "John Schmitt | F1641 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret Roth | F1641 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Maria "Mary" "Polly" Knechtel

    Born  24 Jun 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jun 1916   
    Buried    Berlet's Corner Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Johann Philip Knechtel | F8302 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anna Eva Jung | F8302 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Margaret Schmitt

    Born  9 May 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  26 Jul 1863  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1946   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Carl "Charles" Hackbart | F238643 
    Married     

    Child 2 | Female
    Maria "Mary" Schmitt

    Born  19 Oct 1864  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Jan 1938  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Henry G. Huehn | F12087 
    Married  18 Nov 1890  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Annie Schmitt

    Born  5 Jun 1866  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried    St. Marks Lutheran Cemetery, Wellesley, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John Sebastian Koehler | F20992 
    Married  14 May 1889  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    John R. Schmitt

    Born  1867  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Female
    Margaretha Schmitt

    Born  1868  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Male
    John K. Schmitt

    Born  20 Mar 1868  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Jun 1947  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Barbara Becker | F21021 
    Married  8 Sep 1896  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Male
    Jacob N. Schmitt

    Born  1869  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Male
    Valentine M. Schmitt

    Born  9 Jun 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Margaret Pflug | F168887 
    Married     

    Child 9 | Male
    George Schmitt

    Born  22 Apr 1873  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Oct 1874   
    Buried    Berlet's Corner Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Female
    Katherina Schmitt

    Born  CALC 30 Dec 1874  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Jun 1878  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Berlet's Corner Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 11 | Male
    William K. Schmidt

    Born  5 Dec 1876  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Elizabeth Hammer | F25069 
    Married     

    Child 12 | Male
    Melinda Schmitt

    Born  3 Oct 1878  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Aug 1879   
    Buried    Berlet's Corner Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 13 | Female
    Emilia Carolina "Amelia" Schmitt

    Born  15 Oct 1880  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1971   
    Buried    St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Johann P. "John" Heimpel | F188246 
    Married     
    Spouse  Edward Ziegler | F56998 
    Married     

    Child 14 | Female
    Saloma Schmitt

    Born  13 Apr 1884  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Dec 1966  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  29 Dec 1966  Saint Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Erbsville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  William Heimpel | F39918 
    Married     

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Maria Knechtel Born: Waterloo Res: Waterloo Age: 22 Father: Philip Mother: Ena Young Born: 1840 Spouse: John Smith Age: 24 born: Wilmot Township Res: Wilmot Township Born: 1838 Father: John R. Mother: Marg Roth married 2 Mar 1862

    2. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 6 Mar 1862.
      Mar. 2, 1862 John Schmitt of Wilmot and Maria Knechtel of Waterloo