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

Jacob S. Snider[1]

Male 1861 - 1947  (86 years)


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  • Name Jacob S. Snider 
    Born 5 Jul 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Son 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1914  194 Forsyth Dr., Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1947  131 William St., W., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00106-5942 
    Died 1 Dec 1947  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I16332  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Samuel Shantz Snider,   b. 9 Oct 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1912  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Anna Snider,   b. 23 Jul 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1890, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 5 Mar 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F3500  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ida B. Stauffer,   b. 9 Aug 1868, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1966, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 1887 
    Children 
     1. Barbara Luella Snider,   b. 30 Jan 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1884  (Age 4 years)
     2. Obal Howard Snider,   b. 10 Aug 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1985, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     3. Walter Vernon Snider,   b. 7 Jan 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Anna Beulah Snider,   b. 27 Aug 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Irma M. Snider,   b. 22 Aug 1897, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Willard Snider,   b. 7 Jun 1899, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Clare Snider,   b. 5 Oct 1903, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Alverta Eileen Snider,   b. 6 Apr 1905, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1964, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F2944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob S. Snider, "was born July 5th, 1861. He is engaged in farming and is the possessor of the west part of his father's large farm. He is married to Ida Stauffer and has a family of four 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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      Snider.--Jacob S., son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Snider, was born July 5, 1861; passed away after a brief illness at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, Dec. 1, 1947; aged 86 y. 4 m. 26 d. In 1887 he was married to Ida Stauffer. He was a member and regular attendant of the Erb Street Mennonite Church, Waterloo, Ont., and was a member of the Mennonite Aid Union, on whose executive committee he served for many years. Surviving are his widow, 4 sons (Howard, Vernon, and Clare, Waterloo, Ont.; and Willard, Hawthorne, Calif.), 3 daughters (Beulah--Mrs. Clayton Snider, Waterloo, Ont.; Irma--Mrs. Hiram Nissley, Mt. Joy, Pa.; and Eileen--Mrs. Melvin Martin, Floradale, Ont.), 21 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted by S. F. Coffman and J. B. Martin at the Erb Street Church.


      Gospel Herald - Volume XL, Number 38 - December 16, 1947 -- pages 814 - 815

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      partial obituary

      The death of Jacob S. Snider, 86, of 131 William St. West, Waterloo, occurred at the KW Hospital early today following a brief illness. A well known citizen in this district, Mr. Snider once farmed the land where the Westmount Golf Club is now located. He was a member of the Waterloo sewer commission for many years. The s/o the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel S. Snider, he was born at Waterloo July 5, 1861. He retired from farming in 1921. He was a member of the Erb. St. Mennonite Church, Waterloo. His marriage to the former Ida Stauffer, who survives, took place in Strasburg in 1887. The couple celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary in Sept. of this year. Surviving besides his wife, are four sons, Howard, Vernon and Clare, Waterloo; Willard, Hawthorn, Calif. ; three daughters, Mrs. Clayton(Beulah) Snider, Waterloo; Mrs. Melvin (Eileen) Martin, Floradale; and Mrs. H. G. (Irma) Nissley, Mt. Joy, Pennsylvania. 21 grandchildren and 8great-grandchildren.3a

      3aKitchener-Waterloo Record 1 Dec 1947

  • 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..., 513.

    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..., 286.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 1.

    4. [S155] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Erb Street Mennonite CC#4512 Internet Link.
      Snider / Jacob S. Snider / 1861-1947 / his wife / Ida B. Stauffer / 1868-1966 / Until the day break

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Jacob S. Snider - December 16, 1947.

    6. [S302] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1881, Waterloo Village 1881 Div. 2 Page 40.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 12.

    8. [S2658] aaaaWaterloo Village 1871, Sect. 2 Page 1.

    9. [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..., 278.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 11, 1912 - Samuel S. Snider.

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society Report 36.
      Samuel Shneider, to Ann Shneider, both of Waterloo. 5 Mar. 1844. Wit. Jacob C. Shneider and Elias Shneider.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Son - 1881 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo City, 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1914 - 194 Forsyth Dr., Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1947 - 131 William St., W., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Dec 1947 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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