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

Blandina Martin[1]

Female 1855 - 1937  (82 years)


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  • Name Blandina Martin 
    Born 1 May 1855  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Name Blandina Snider 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1876  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4309 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone Image 
    Died 9 Jun 1937  [5, 8, 12
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I10634  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Elias Martin,   b. 19 Jul 1828, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1897, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Susannah Shantz,   b. 2 Jun 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1911  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1850  [2, 13
    Family ID F14124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sidney S. Snider,   b. 4 Mar 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1938  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1876  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 12
    Children 
     1. Menno M. Snider,   b. 26 Jun 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959  (Age 80 years)
     2. David M. Snider,   b. 19 Oct 1880, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1952  (Age 72 years)
     3. Milton M. Snider,   b. 10 May 1886, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1963, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Dorothy J. Armstrong,   b. 26 Jun 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Norman M. Snider,   b. 13 Aug 1890, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1997, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 107 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3054  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Blandinah Martin, "was born May 1st, 1855. She is married to Sidney Snyder, a farmer."


      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.].

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      Blandina Martin was born near Waterloo, Out., May 1, 1858; passed peacefully away on June 9,1937; aged 82 y. 1 m. 9 d. She was united in marriage to Sidney S. Snider of Elmira on Nov. 5, 1876. She is survived by her husband, 4 sons (Menno, David, Milton and Norman), 4 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren, also 1 sister and 2 brothers. In her youth she accepted Christ and became a member of the Mennonite Church, to which she remained a faithful member. She enjoyed fairly good health until three months prior to her death, when she suffered a stroke. During her illness she often expressed a desire to go home to be with her Lord. Funeral services were held from the home and the Elmira Mennonite Church in charge of Oliver D. Snider, assisted by Jonas Snider and Manassah Hallman. Interment in adjoining cemetery


      Gospel Herald, July 15, 1937 - Vol. XXX, No.16 - pages 351, 352

  • 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..., 313.

    2. [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..., 21.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 6.

    4. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.

    5. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      In memoriam/ Sidney S.Snider/ 1855-1938/ Blandina Martin/ his beloved wife/ 1855-1937/ Until the day break/ Snider/

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Benjamin Martin Born: Waterloo Res: Waterloo Age: 26 Born: abt 1837 Father: Jacob Mother: Esther Spouse: Elisabeth Weber Age: 20 Born: abt 1843 born: Woolwich Township Res: Woolwich Township Father: John Mother: Mary married 27 Jan 1863 county: Waterloo City

    7. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 35.

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 15, 1937 - Obituary of Blandina Martin.

    9. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 1.

    10. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 24.

    11. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, District 13 Page 108.

    12. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Sidney S. Snider - March 31, 1938.

    13. [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..., 433.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 May 1855 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1876 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1876 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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