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

Family: David B. Schmitt / Leah Eshleman (F1365)

m. 5 Feb 1871


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  • Father | Male
    David B. Schmitt

    Born  13 Oct 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Dec 1895   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  5 Feb 1871  [1, 2, 3]  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Rev. Dr. George R. Schmitt | F1637 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Salome "Sally" Becker | F1637 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Leah Eshleman

    Born  29 Mar 1846  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Sep 1916   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Reuben H. Sherk | F19912 
    Married  1897   
    Father  David Eshleman | F1363 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Esther Shantz | F1363 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Moses Schmitt

    Born  Abt 1872  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Male
    Josiah E. Schmitt

    Born  23 Aug 1873  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Louisa Wilhelmina "Lucy" Gmelin | F23050 
    Married  14 Sep 1898  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Samuel E. Schmitt

    Born  19 Aug 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1939  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sarah Witmer | F5704 
    Married  13 Mar 1901   

    Child 4 | Male
    Jacob Schmitt

    Born  15 Apr 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Apr 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Male
    David Schmitt

    Born  24 Feb 1879  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Oct 1955  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Clara Israel | F169148 
    Married  1906   

    Child 6 | Male
    George E. Schmitt

    Born  10 Jun 1882  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1942   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Gertrude Reier | F7444 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Male
    Simon Schmitt

    Born  23 Nov 1884  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      David B Schmidt Born: Wilmot Tp Age: 23 Father: George Schmidt Mother: Salome Schmidt Born: abt 1848 Spouse: Lea Eschelmann Age: 25 born: Monheim Wilmot Ont Father: David Eschelmann Mother: Esther Eschelmann married 5 Feb 1871

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 5, 1916 - Obituary of Leah Eshleman.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 2 Mar 1871.
      Feb. 5, 1871 David Schmidt of Wilmot and Lea Eschelmann of Mannheim, by Rev. Spring