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

Benjamin S. Snyder[1]

Male 1840 - 1908  (68 years)


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  • Name Benjamin S. Snyder 
    Born 13 Nov 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6261 
    Died 29 Dec 1908  [11
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I1053  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Benjamin Snyder, Sr.,   b. 15 Jan 1798, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1861  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Catharine G. Saltzberger,   b. 1 Jul 1806, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1869, Near Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1823  [13
    Family ID F194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Snyder 
    Family ID F254631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Shoemaker,   b. 9 May 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1911  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 12
    Children 
     1. Joanna Snyder,   b. 11 Apr 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 88 years)
     2. Wellington Snider,   b. 6 Sep 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1934  (Age 68 years)
     3. Eliza Jane Snyder,   b. 1 Mar 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1897, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     4. Mary Ann Snyder,   b. 19 Feb 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1962  (Age 93 years)
     5. Sarah Snyder,   b. 5 Jun 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 74 years)
     6. Almina Snyder,   b. 3 Jul 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Walter Snyder,   b. 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. George Walter Snyder,   b. 13 Mar 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Leander Snyder,   b. 15 Jun 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1924  (Age 47 years)
     10. Benjamin Alexander Snyder,   b. 29 Apr 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1895  (Age 15 years)
     11. Abraham Urban Snyder,   b. 29 Apr 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1962  (Age 83 years)
     12. Samuel Addison Snyder,   b. 30 Jun 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1971, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin S. Snyder, "was born November 13th, 1840. On June 21st, 1863, he was married to Sarah, daughter of Abraham and Mary (Miller) Shoemaker. She was born May 9th, 1841. They reside on his father's old homestead." To them are born eleven children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • 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..., 474.

    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..., 330.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-2 Page 1.

    4. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div 2, Page 34.

    5. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Benjamin Snyder aged 22 of Waterloo Twp born Waterloo Twp son of Benjamin Snyder and Cath. Salzberger married 21 Jun 1863 to Sarah Shoemaker aged 22 res Waterloo Twp born Waterloo Twp daughter of Abraham Shoemaker and Mary Müller.

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 100.

    7. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 1 Page 18.

    8. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 7 Page 46.

    9. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Waterloo Township, Sect. 1 Page 11.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Benjamin Snyder, 22, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Benjamin and Catherine (Salzberger), married 21 June 1863 Sarah Shoemaker, 22, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Abraham and Mary (Muller)

    11. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      S/ Benjamin Snyder/ Born Nov. 13, 1840/ Died Dec. 29, 1908/ Aged 68 Yrs. 1 Mo. 16 Dys/ Sarah Shoemaker/ Wife of Benjamin Snyder/ born May 9, 1841 - Died Jan. 26, 1911/ Aged 69 yrs. 8 mos. 17 days/ Although he sleeps his memory doth live,/ And cheering comfort to his mourners give/ Snyder/ [Back] S

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 25 Jun 1863.
      June 21, 1863 Benjamin Schneider and Sarah Schumacher, both of Waterloo

    13. [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..., 326.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Nov 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jun 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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