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

Family: Benjamin S. Shoemaker / Lydia Brox (F1542)

m. 2 Nov 1879


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  • Father | Male
    Benjamin S. Shoemaker

    Born  4 Dec 1857  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Aug 1942   
    Buried    Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  2 Nov 1879  [1, 2]  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  George D. Shoemaker | F288 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Magdalena Snyder | F288 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Lydia Brox

    Born  21 Jul 1856  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Jan 1933   
    Buried    Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Jacob Brox | F612 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Catharine Ziegler | F612 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Jacob Shoemaker

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    Child 2 | Female
    Mary Jane Shoemaker

    Born  Jul 1881  Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Sylvester B. Ziegler | F168222 
    Married  20 Jun 1906  Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Catherine Shoemaker

    Born  26 Mar 1883  Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Apr 1973  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Elora Municipal Cemetery, Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Melissa Elizabeth Shoemaker

    Born  22 Jan 1885  Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Aug 1972  Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Bethel Mennonite Cemetery, Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Israel Shoemaker | F168182 
    Married  10 Dec 1907   

    Child 5 | Female
    Emma Shoemaker

    Born  20 Jan 1887  Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried    Bethel Mennonite Cemetery, Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  George L. Bauman | F30302 
    Married  24 Sep 1907  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Female
    Lydia Ann Shoemaker

    Born  28 Nov 1888  Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Jan 1976  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Floradale Mennonite Cemetery, Floradale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Abraham M. Bauman | F168108 
    Married  16 Mar 1910  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Male
    William Shoemaker

    Born  8 May 1893  Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Ellen Lovell | F233160 
    Married     

    Child 8 | Male
    Reuben Wesley Shoemaker

    Born  4 Nov 1894  Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Mar 1972  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Bethel Mennonite Cemetery, Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Edith Hasenpflug | F30423 
    Married  29 Jun 1920   

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 458.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 10766-79.