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

Joseph Schneider[1]

Male 1796 - 1874  (78 years)

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  • Name Joseph Schneider 
    Born 12 Jan 1796  Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Died 20 Feb 1874  [6
    Death 21 Feb 1874  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    House
    • Log house originally 2 story built on German Company Tract Lot 63, Waterloo Township by Joseph Schneider. Logs moved to St. Jacob's Farmers Market and converted to 1 story.
    Schneider,Joseph-logcabinatSt.JacobsFarmersMarket2013 plaque.jpg
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    Land 1920  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 063, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00106-5975 
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I16851  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Christian Schneider,   b. 28 Aug 1758, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1850  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Erb,   b. 23 Jan 1770, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1818, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 1789  [8, 9
    Family ID F4942  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Joseph Schneider,   b. Abt 1765, Of, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Bauman,   b. 26 Jan 1794, Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1820  [2
    Children 
     1. Christian B. Snyder,   b. 18 Oct 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1897, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Magdalena Schneider,   b. 21 Jan 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1893, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2025  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Catharine Weicker,   b. 21 Nov 1813, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1890  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 31 Mar 1839  [10
    Children 
     1. Elisabeth Schneider,   b. 1839, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F4436  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Catherine,   b. 1812, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Christian B. Snyder,   b. 18 Oct 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1897, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F231675  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Catherine,   b. 1813, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F237277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Schneider, "the fourth member of Christian and Elizabeth (Erb) Schneider's family, was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, January 12th, 1796. When ten years of age his parents moved to Canada and in spring 1806, they settled near Doon where he was raised. On February 27th, 1820, he was married to Mary, daughter of Joseph and Mary (Bear) Baumann. She was born in Berks County, Pennsylvania, September 26th, 1794, and died in Waterloo Township, February 11th, 1838. After her death he was again married, March 31st 1839, to Anna Catharine Weicker who was born November 21st, 1813, and died April 12th 1890. No issue of second married. On March 20th, 1820 he moved on his farm, lot No. 63, German Company Tract, where he resided until his death which took place February 21st, 1874. To him and his first wife were born two 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.].

  • 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..., 68.

    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..., 289.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 16.
      Joseph SNIDER Yeoman Pennsylvania MN 56
      Catherine SNIDER wife Germany MN 39
      Elisabeth SNIDER adopted Canada MN 12
      Elizabeth BROCKMILLE Germany LU 11

    4. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 10 Page 78.

    5. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 30.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 5 Mar 1874.
      Died 20 Feb 1874 In Waterloo Township, Joseph Schneider died at 78 years of age.

    7. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    8. [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..., 267.

    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..., 615.

    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..., 290.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jan 1796 - Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 21 Feb 1874 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1920 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 063, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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