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

Levi Snyder[1]

Male 1815 - 1890  (74 years)

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  • Name Levi Snyder 
    Born 16 Aug 1815  Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1130 Maple Grove Rd., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Levi Snyder is reported to have lived at this site. There is no house and barn (2014) dates from 1890.
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-5906 
    Died 26 May 1890  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 9
    Cause: Old Age 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I15059  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 

    Father John C. Snyder,   b. 1 Feb 1792, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1834, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Catharine Shantz,   b. 5 Sep 1792, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1854, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Sep 1814  [10, 11
    Family ID F3986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Clemens,   b. 6 Jul 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1838  [2
    Children 
     1. Hannah Snyder,   b. 17 Feb 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1924, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. John Snyder,   b. 1840, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Clemens Snyder,   b. 6 Aug 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1922, Clinton, Hullett Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Jane Snyder,   b. 1841, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jesse Snyder,   b. 7 Apr 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1911, Goderich, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. Lydia Snyder,   b. 8 Feb 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     7. Henry Snyder,   b. 17 Dec 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     8. Aaron Snyder,   b. 2 Jul 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1912, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     9. Mary Snyder,   b. 30 Jun 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1878, Hullett Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     10. Rebecca Snyder,   b. 19 Sep 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1925  (Age 69 years)
     11. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Snyder,   b. 19 Apr 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F3300  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Hannah Snyder,   b. 17 Feb 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1924, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Lydia Snyder,   b. 8 Feb 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     3. Henry Snyder,   b. 17 Dec 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F268676  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Snyder, Levy - 1815-1890 formal.jpg
    Snyder, Levy - 1815-1890 formal.jpg
    Located at the Kitchener Public Library
    Levi Snyder
    Levi Snyder
    from the Kitchener Public Library

  • Notes 
    • Levi Snyder, "was born August 16th, 1815. On March 17th, 1838, he was married to Elizabeth Clemens (No. 1636). They resided near Zion Chapel where he was engaged in farming. his death took place May 26th, 1890. Their family consisted of nine 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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      SNYDER.-On the 26th of May, in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Co. Ontario, Levi Snyder, aged 74 years, 9 months and 9 days. He was buried on the 28th at Wanner's M. H., followed to the grave by a large number of relatives and friends. Appropriate remarks were made by Bish. Elias Weber from Matt. 6: 19-21 and Noah Stauffer from 2 Cor. 5: 1.


      Herald of Truth, Vol. XXVII, Number 13, July 1, 1890, pages 205 and 206

  • 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..., 398.

    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..., 280.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    4. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 19.

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 38.

    6. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 3 Page 18.

    7. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Levi SNYDER/ Died/ May 25, 1890/ Aged/ 74 y'rs, 9 mos. 9 d's./ [verse]/

    8. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 11 Page 78.

    9. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 016933 (1890).
      Name:Levi Snyder Gender:Male Age:74 Birth Date:abt 1816 Birth Place:Canada Death Date:25 May 1890 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    10. [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..., 279.

    11. [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..., 430.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Aug 1815 - Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 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 MapsResidence - - 1130 Maple Grove Rd., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Old Age - 26 May 1890 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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