Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Mayor-Reeve-Sheriff Moses Springer

Mayor-Reeve-Sheriff Moses Springer[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1824 - 1898  (74 years)

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  • Name Moses Springer 
    Prefix Mayor-Reeve-Sheriff 
    Born 24 Aug 1824  Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Male 
    Public Service 1850  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Assessor - Woolwich Township 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    surveyor 
    Elected Office 1857  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Waterloo City - Reeve 
    Directory 1861  Wellesley Township - East Concession A Lot 03, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Surveyorman 
    Elected Office 1862  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Councillor - Waterloo City 
    Elected Office 1867  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Waterloo City - Reeve 
    Land purchased 1868  4-6 King St. S., Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Snyder-Hahn Building 3 storey brick commericial building 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Conveyancer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    United Brethren 
    Elected Office 1873  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reeve - Waterloo 
    Residence 1874  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Elected Office 1878  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Councillor - Waterloo 
    Honoured Moses Springer Park, Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Interesting life story, public service, law, politics 
    Rsrch. Note
    • Born in Doon on August 31, 1824, Moses Springer and his 10 siblings were orphaned by a cholera epidemic in 1834. Raised by Mennonite Bishop Joseph Hagey in Hespeler, he became a teacher and self-taught surveyor. In 1854 he moved to the village of Waterloo from Berlin (Kitchener) where he purchased and ran the German language newspaper Der Canadische Bauernfreund until 1862. In 1856 he opened a store on King Street in Waterloo. Springer was a well-known village leader. He sat on the Waterloo public school board for 30 years, 25 as chairman, and was the long-time secretary and treasurer of the North Waterloo Agricultural Society. Active in the insurance business, Springer was the first president of the Waterloo Mutual Fire Insurance Company in 1863, serving as President for twelve years, and a founder of the Mutual Life Assurance Company (Clarica) in 1868. He was also the first secretary of the North Waterloo Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Company and the first manager and general agent for Economical Mutual Fire Insurance Company. When the village of Waterloo was incorporated, Springer became the first reeve, a position he held from 1857-1861, 1867-1869 and 1873-1875. Between 1857-1875 he sat on county council for 11 years and from 1867-1881 represented the riding of North Waterloo in the provincial legislature. Upon incorporation on February 10, 1876, Springer became the first mayor of the Town of Waterloo. His term in office saw the establishment of new by-laws governing community safety, public morals, business operations and the granting of incentives for new businesses to establish themselves in the growing town. As mayor, Springer negotiated an agreement in 1877 with the Grand Trunk Railway Company to run a branch line from Berlin to Waterloo, although it was not actually completed until 1882. Following his two terms as mayor, Springer went on to become sheriff of Waterloo County, a position he held from 1881 until his death on September 5, 1898. In 1968 he was honoured through the naming of a Waterloo park in his memory. From the City of Waterloo website 2005
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    Website website 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    M. P. P. 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Protestant 
    Occupation 1886  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Sheriff 
    Residence 1886  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Sherrif 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Residence 34 Erb St. E., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Waterloo loses home of first mayor
      Last minute effort to keep house from being levelled for parking lot falls short

      WATERLOO '97 Heritage advocates are sad to see the home of Waterloo's first mayor demolished to make way for a spa parking lot.

      Moses Springer owned the small frame house at 34 Erb St. E. from the mid-1850s to the 1880s. "I believe we could have done better to preserve it," said Nick Lawler, chair of Waterloo's municipal heritage committee.

      A last-minute effort to save the house failed in part because city hall never deemed it worth saving.

      "Architecturally it wasn't really a gem," Lawler said. "It was more of what it stood for. The residence of a very famous person is now gone and as we lose that historic fabric in the city, we start to lose how we relate to our past."

      Springer moved to Waterloo in 1854, aged about 30. He led Waterloo when it was a village and he became its first town mayor in 1876. He was a publisher, merchant, and insurance executive. He also served in the Ontario legislature.

      Springer's former home had a sagging roofline. It seemed ramshackle.

      "We know he owned it and there's a very good chance he lived there," said Michelle Lee, Waterloo's heritage planner. "It lacks the architectural grandeur that we expect in heritage homes. It's tricky to convey its importance."...

      Waterloo loses home of first mayor. (2016). Therecord.com. Retrieved 10 December 2016, from https://www.therecord.com/news-story/7013142-waterloo-loses-home-of-first-mayor/
    2016 Google Map Image
    2016 Google Map Image
    34 Erb St. E., Waterloo
    34 Erb St. E., Waterloo
    Waterloo, Ontario - 2016-12-09 -News
    The home of Waterloo's first mayor, Moses Springer, at 34 Erb Street East, is demolished, Friday. Mathew McCarthy, Record staff - see story by Jeff Outhit. Waterloo Region Record- shot 1:38:47 PM-2016-12-09-Waterloo
    Eby ID Number 00116-7308 
    Died 5 Sep 1898  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10
    Cause: heart disease complicated by kidney disease 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I10748  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Benjamin Springer,   b. 1770, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1834, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Mary Rykeman,   b. 1776,   d. 30 Aug 1834, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Family ID F3089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Barbara Shantz,   b. 11 Aug 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1884, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 20
    Children 
     1. Joseph Shantz Springer,   b. 23 Sep 1845, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1920  (Age 75 years)
     2. Mary Ann Springer,   b. 4 Jul 1846, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Dr. Menno Springer,   b. 1848, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Springer,   b. 5 Jul 1851, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Benjamin Springer,   b. 11 Aug 1853, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Dr. Urias S. Springer,   b. 1855, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mary Springer,   b. 1858, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Lucinda Springer,   b. CALC 4 Feb 1858, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1864, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
     9. Moses S. "Mose" Springer,   b. 22 Dec 1859, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1902, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     10. Sarah Springer,   b. 25 Jan 1862, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1864, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     11. Mary Emma B. "Emma" Springer,   b. 28 Jan 1864, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1926  (Age 62 years)
     12. Walter Springer,   b. 1868, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Hannah Springer,   b. 14 Jan 1870, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1904  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F3087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sophia Beasley,   b. 1850, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 20 Apr 1890  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 19, 21
    Children 
     1. Walter Springer,   b. 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F3088  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth Degenhardt,   b. 21 Jul 1840, , Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1886  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 18
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F24252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    Springer, Moses.jpg
    Mayor Moses Springer
    Mayor Moses Springer
    Moses in uniform
    Moses in uniform
    from the Kitchener Public Library
    Mayor Moses Springer
    Mayor Moses Springer
    Mayor Moses Springer
    Mayor Moses Springer

  • Notes 
    • Moses Springer, "If there is a self-made, self-educated man in the town of Berlin, that man is our worthy sheriff, Mr. Moses Springer, who never had a year's schooling in his life, but was left an orphan at ten years of age and thrown entirely upon his own resources.

      He was a son of Benjamin Springer, merchant and afterwards farmer, and Mary Rykeman, a prominent member of the Mennonite Church, and was born in the township and county of Waterloo, Ontario, (Near Blair on the farm lately owned by Deacon John Z. Detweiler) August 24th, 1824. His father was born near Poughkeepsie, New York, and died of cholera in Blenheim Township, Oxford County, Ontario, August 16th, 1834, and his mother died of the same dreaded disease, August 30th, 1834. His great-great-grandfather, Charles Christopher Springer, a native of Holland, an ordained bishop, was sent to Stockholm, Sweden, where he was created a baron and where Mr. Springer's great-grandfather first saw the light of day.

      After being well advanced in his studies the younger Mr. Springer (the younger Mr. Springer was a Liberal and never had the least desire to associate with the nobility, hence his desire to come to America and associate with his countrymen who had settled in Delaware, then called New Sweden) was sent to London, England, to complete his theological studies. After having completed the same, he, without the consent of his parents, crossed the ocean and came to Wilmington, Delaware, (He, although the son of a Baron, worked for his passage across the ocean) where he built the first church, a stone structure which is still standing, and preached there for a number of years.

      The grandfather of our Sheriff, Rev. David Springer, was born in Wilmington, Delaware, and was also educated for the ministry of the Episcopal Church. He was a loyalist during the revolutionary troubles and while stationed near Poughkeepsie, New York, he was shot in his own yard soon after the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. He was married to Margaret Oliver, (She was of aristocratic parentage. Her mother died when she was born and after she arrived at the age of maturity she was married to a nobleman and three months after their marriage the bloody persecutions of Paris broke out. She and her husband left in disguise for America. After being out on a voyage for several days, he returned with a homeward bound vessel, promising to meet her in America after the restoration of peace, but this was the last of him. It is supposed that he lost is life during the civil disturbances. The wife continued her journey and came to Poughkeepsie, New York, where she purchased a large tract of land with the money willed to her by her father) a native of Paris, France, and had a family of nine children. Soon after her husband's death, the widow with her family left Poughkeepsie, New York, and emigrated to the wilds of Canada and finally settled in Hamilton, Ontario, where she died.

      One of her sons, Benjamin, as already stated, settled in Waterloo County, Ontario, and finally in Oxford County, where he died. As good luck would have it Mr. Springer (Sheriff) early fell into the hands of a Mennonite, afterwards a minister and bishop, Joseph Hagey, a noble-souled man, by whom he was raised. Not satisfied with the little knowledge he had picked up at odd intervals in public school, he was proffered gratuitous aid by an honest and kind-hearted Scotchman, William Collins, to give him night lessons. Mr. Springer farmed until he was twenty years of age, taught school off and on for seven years, was for a number of years engaged in surveying, subsequently was a general merchant and latterly has been engaged in the conveyancing, insurance and general business. He assisted in establishing the Waterloo Mutual Fire Insurance Company and was its president for seven years.

      In 1852 he was appointed a magistrate for the town (then only a village) of Waterloo and was elected first Reeve for the said town in 1857 which position he held for fifteen years, and when Waterloo was incorporated as a town in 1876, he was elected the first mayor and re-elected the next year without opposition and afterwards retired. Nobody took more interest in the progress and general welfare of Waterloo than Mr. Springer or has done more solid work in its municipality and that of the county. He has been secretary and treasurer of the North Waterloo Agricultural Society for twenty-four years, and was a member of the board of directors of the Agricultural Mutual Insurance Co. of London, Ontario, for about eighteen years. In 1867 he was elected to the Ontario Assembly for the N. R. of the county of Waterloo and represented that constituency until 1881 when he received the appointment of sheriff of the county, which appointment he still holds.

      Mr. Springer is a Reformer in politics and while the representative of North Waterloo he gave good satisfaction to his constituency. Shortly after being appointed sheriff he moved to Berlin where he now resides. Mr. Springer is, we believe, no member of any church, but cherishes a warm regard for the Mennonites. He is well disposed, in fact, towards all christian people and very generous in support of churches and sabbath schools. In 1845 he was married to Barbara, daughter of Joseph and Catharine (Schneider) Shantz. She was born August 11th, 1825, and died October 13th, 1884. In 1890 he was again married to Sophia, widow of the late D. Bowman, Barrister, of Hamilton, and daughter of the late Henry Beasley, many years treasurer of the county of Wentworth, Ontario, and a grand-daughter of the late Col. Beasley, a member of the first parliament of Canada. Mr. Springer's family consists of the following 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.].

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      If there is a self made, self educated man, in the Town of Waterloo, that man is Moses Springer, who never had a year's schooling in his life, who was left an orphan at ten years of age, and thrown entirely upon his own resources. He was a son of Benjamin Springer, merchant, and, afterwards, farmer, and Mary Rykeman, a prominent member of the Mennonite church, and was born in the Township of Waterloo, within five miles of where he now lives, on August 21, 1824. His father was born near Poughkeepsie, New York, and died of the cholera, at Blenheim, County of Oxford, in 1834. His great-grandfather was from Stockholm, Sweden. He studied for the ministry, went to London, England, to complete his theological studies, against his father's wishes, crossed the ocean, to Delaware, then called New Sweden, built the first church in Wilmington, a stone structure, which is still standing, and preached there for some years. The grandfather of our subject, Rev. David Springer, born in Wilmington, was an Episcopal minister, and a loyalist, and was shot in his own yard, near Poughkeepsie, soon after the Revolutionary war broke out.

      As good luck would have it, Moses early fell into the hands of a Mennonite preacher, Joseph Hagey, a noble souled man, by whom he was reared. Not satisfied with the little knowledge he had picked up, at odd intervals, in a public school, he was proffered the gratuitous aid of an honest and kind hearted Scotchman, William Collins, to give him night lessons, and Moses made good progress in his studies.

      Mr. Springer farmed until twenty years of age; taught school, off and on, for seven years; was a number of years engaged in surveying; subsequently, was a general merchant; and, latterly, has been in the conveyancing, insurance and general business. Several years ago he assisted in establishing the Waterloo Mutual Fire Insurance Company, and was its president seven years.

      Mr. Springer was appointed a magistrate in 1852, and still holds that office; was elected the first Reeve of the village of Waterloo, in 1857; held that office six years in succession, and, after being out two years, held it four years more; was then out of the council for a year or two, was elected Reeve by acclamation, and held the office for five years in succession; and, when Waterloo was incorporated as a town, in 1876, he was elected the first mayor, and re-elected the next year without opposition, and then retired. Nobody takes more interest in the progress and general welfare of Waterloo than Mr. Springer, or has done more solid work in its municipality, and that of the county. He has been Secretary and Treasurer of the North Waterloo Agricultural Society since 1860, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Agricultural Mutual Insurance Company, of London, Ontario. He secured the railroad which connects Waterloo with Berlin.

      In 1867 he was elected to the Ontario Assembly, for the North Riding of Waterloo, and continues to represent that constituency, being very popular, and giving good satisfaction. He is a Reformer of the indomitable "Grit" school, and can give a reason for his political faith.

      Mr. Springer is, we believe, a member of no church, but cherishes a warm regard for the Mennonites. He is well disposed, in fact, towards all Christian people, and generous in support of the churches generally.

      In 1845 he married Miss Barbara Shantz, of Waterloo, and they have ten children living, and have lost two. Two sons and two daughters are married, Joseph, the only farmer, has a family, and lives in the Township of Waterloo; Menno has his family at Strathroy, Middlesex County; Mary Ann is the wife of Henry Roos, of Waterloo; Elizabeth is the wife of Cyrus Moyer of Berlin. The other six are single.

      The Canadian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men, Ontario Volume, 1880.

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      "A great organizer, leader, and a self-made man, Moses Springer was in 1863 appointed the first President of the Waterloo County Mutual Fire Insurance Company (later the Waterloo Mutual Insurance Company).

      Orphaned at ten, he had a limited education, and was entirely dependent on his own resources. A Mennonite, he eventually became a ward of Bishop Joseph Hagey of Preston. He farmed until twenty, and later became a conveyancer and general insurance agent.

      In 1852 he was appointed magistrate for Waterloo. He was first reeve of the village of Waterloo, in 1857 for fifteen years; was the first mayor of the Town of Waterloo in 1876 for two years and became sheriff of Waterloo County in 1881. He was a member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly for North Waterloo from1867 to 1881."

      From Waterloo Hall of Fame website

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      THE WOOLWICH COUNCIL

      A Woolwich Township Council was organized on January 21st, 1850. The councillors were: John Meyer, Edward Passmore, Peter Wenger, Peter Hay, and Wm. Veitch. They met "at Conestoga, in Kurtz's tavern." The members chose John Meyer as reeve and named James Dow as clerk and treasurer; Moses Springer as assessor on the east side of the Grand River and Christian Hurst on the west wide, each at 6 pounds ($24) a year; and Wm. Reynolds as collector, with a salary of five and a half per cent. of his collections. Charles Hendry was appointed auditor.

      The council ordered a seal and studied a plan for building a bridge across the Conestoga River; appointed a road surveyor and considered the advisability of appointing a local superin-tendent of schools. For a number of years schools, bridges, roads, and the regulation of taverns were the chief items of business.

      Waterloo County's provisional municipal council met in Berlin on May 3rd, 1852. Woolwich was represented by Reeve John Meyer and Deputy-Reeve Peter Wenger.

      Waterloo Historical Society Annual Volume 1933 pg 134 - Woolwich Township - Its Early Settlement by W. V. Uttley

  • 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..., 427.

    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..., 110.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 20 Oct 1887.
      13 Oct 1887 Elisabeth Springer wife of Moses Springer, died in Berlin at age of 47 years and ???

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Nov 1874.
      26 Oct 1874 By Pastor J. Schneider in Waterloo, Menno Springer of Strathroy, son of Mr. Moses Springer of Waterloo, was married to Miss McBenn.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 24 Aug 1864.
      Lucinda Springer died 14 Aug 1864 in Waterloo Village, daughter of Moses, 6 yrs, 6 mths, 10 days.

    6. [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..., 496.

    7. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Moses Springer Death Date: 5 Sep 1898 Death Location: Waterloo Born: abt 1824 Birth Location: Waterloo

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 18.
      Moses SPRINGER Surveyor Canada MN 28
      Barbara SPRINGER wife Canada MN 27
      Joseph SPRINGER son Canada F. MN 7
      Maryann SPRINGER daughter Canada F. MN 5
      Menno SPRINGER son Canada F. MN 3
      Elisabeth SPRINGER daughter Canada F. MN 1
      Solomon EBY Labourer Canada MN 18

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Moses Springer Born: Waterloo Township Age: 62 Born: abt 1824 Father: Benjamin Springer Mother: Mary Springer Spouse: Elizabeth Zoeget Bom Yoeger Born Degenhardt Age: 46 Born: abt 1840 born: Germany Father: Henry Degenhardt Mother: Dorethea Degenhardt married 19 Jun 1886 married: Waterloo, Waterloo City

    10. [S192] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Mount Hope CC#4500 Internet Link.
      In/ memory/ of/ Moses/ Springer/ Sheriff of/ Waterloo Co.unty/ born in Doon/ Waterloo Co../ August 31, 1824/ died Sept. 5, 1898/ aged/ 74 y'rs. & 5 days/

    11. [S302] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1881, Waterloo Village 1881 Div. 1 Page 13.

    12. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 3 Page 23.

    13. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 55.

    14. [S2058] Book - Annual Volume 1933, pg 13 Woolwich Township - Its Early Settlement by W. V. Uttley.

    15. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 18.

    16. [S2837] Map - ON, Waterloo Tremaine Map 1861 - Wellesley Township.

    17. [S2658] aaaaWaterloo Village 1871, Sect. 1 Page 41.

    18. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 17 Jun 1886.
      June 15, 1886 Moses Springer, sheriff, & widow Zöger, both of Waterloo, were married by Pastor Büttner, Waterloo.

    19. [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..., 498.

    20. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Huttner, Jacob Rev - Lutheran Minister, Preston #53.

    21. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Moses Springer Born: Canada Age: 65 Born: abt 1825 Father: Benj Springer Mother: Mary Springer Spouse: Sophia Bowman Age: 49 Born: abt 1841 born: Canada Father: Henry Bowman Mother: Sophia Bowman married 30 Apr 1890 married: Wentworth, Hamilton

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Aug 1824 - Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Feb 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPublic Service - Assessor - Woolwich Township - 1850 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - surveyor - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Waterloo City - Reeve - 1857 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1861 - Wellesley Township - East Concession A Lot 03, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Surveyorman - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo City - 1862 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Waterloo City - Reeve - 1867 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Snyder-Hahn Building 3 storey brick commericial building - purchased 1868 - 4-6 King St. S., Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Conveyancer - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve - Waterloo - 1873 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1874 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo - 1878 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHonoured - - Moses Springer Park, Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - M. P. P. - 1881 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Protestant - 1881 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sheriff - 1886 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1886 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jun 1886 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Apr 1890 - Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sherrif - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 34 Erb St. E., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart disease complicated by kidney disease - 5 Sep 1898 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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