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

Samuel S. Moyer[1]

Male 1849 - 1941  (91 years)


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  • Name Samuel S. Moyer 
    Born 1 Mar 1849  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Historic Building 1870  92-94 Victoria Street South, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Built in 1870 by Caspar Shaefer, Samuel Moyer was the original owner from 1873, it is 1 1/2 story brick house. In 1978 it was listed as in fair condition.
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    button manufacturer 
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    manufacturer 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Button Turner 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Bookkeeper, Ontario ? 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Church of God 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Income 
    Residence 1921  159 Lancaster St. E. Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Pentecostal 
    Eby ID Number 00081-4840 
    Died 21 Feb 1941  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I14894  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2022 

    Father Abraham Moyer,   b. 14 Jul 1803, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1893  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Barbara Shantz,   b. 6 May 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1830  [13, 14
    Family ID F4012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Wismer,   b. 14 Jul 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1926  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1872  [3, 9, 15
    Children 
     1. Elmina Moyer,   b. 1874, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Amasa "Amsy" Moyer,   b. CALC 1 Mar 1876, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1877, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     3. Alvin W. Moyer,   b. 1877, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Daniel W. Moyer,   b. 1879, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Myron W. Moyer,   b. Apr 1881, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sarah Ann Moyer,   b. 23 Mar 1883, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1883, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Cora Moyer,   b. Apr 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Uella Margaret "Ella" Moyer,   b. 20 May 1890, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1960  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F3945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel S. Moyer, "was born March 1st, 1849. On December 1st, 1872, he was married to Lydia, daughter of Rev. Daniel Wismer. She was born July 14th, 1852. They reside in Berlin, Ontario, where he is engaged as book-keeper with Oberholtzer & Co. To them is born a family of eight 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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      Moyer, S. S., button manufacturer. Was born here, 1849.

      Illustrated Atlas of the County of Waterloo, H. Parsel & Co., Toronto - 1881

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 13 Sep 1877.
      Died 10 Sep 1877 In Berlin, Amsy, son of Samuel S. Moyer, died at the age of 1 year, 6 months, 9 days.

    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..., 405.

    3. [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..., 660.

    4. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 85 Household Number 409.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      Samuel MOYER Birthplace: Canada Age 3 Mennonite b. 1-Mar

    6. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 4 Page 42.

    7. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 36 Page 15.

    8. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub District 28 Page 5.

    9. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 33.

    10. [S872] Book - Historic Building Inventory - Kitchener.

    11. [S527] Atlas - ON, Waterloo - 1881 - Illustrated Atlas of the County of Waterloo.

    12. [S431] Book - Mennonite Immigration to Waterloo County, The Moyer Journal.

    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..., 418.

    14. [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..., 101.

    15. [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..., 105.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Mar 1849 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - 1870 - 92-94 Victoria Street South, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - button manufacturer - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - manufacturer - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Button Turner - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bookkeeper, Ontario ? - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of God - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Pentecostal - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Feb 1941 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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