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

Christian B. Snyder[1, 2]

Male 1824 - 1897  (72 years)


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  • Name Christian B. Snyder 
    Born 18 Oct 1824  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-5976 
    Died 27 Feb 1897  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Cause: diphtheria in malignant form (3 days) 
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I16900  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Joseph Schneider,   b. 12 Jan 1796, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1874  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother 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  [14
    Family ID F2025  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Joseph Schneider,   b. 12 Jan 1796, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1874  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Catherine,   b. 1812, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F231675  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Bauman,   b. 11 Dec 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1914  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 13, 15
    Children 
     1. Martin B. Snyder,   b. 22 May 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1916, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Nelson B. Schneider,   b. 22 Dec 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1873, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     3. Susannah Schneider,   b. 5 Oct 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1853  (Age 0 years)
     4. Joseph B. Schneider,   b. 20 Jan 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1938  (Age 84 years)
     5. Franklin B. Snyder,   b. 10 Jan 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1937  (Age 81 years)
     6. Jonathan H. B. Snyder,   b. 18 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)
     7. Lydia B. Snyder,   b. 13 Sep 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 89 years)
     8. Dilman Schneider,   b. 1 Jun 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     9. Jared B. Schneider,   b. 23 Oct 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1896  (Age 32 years)
     10. Jared Snyder,   b. 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Lovina Snyder,   b. 8 Feb 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1939, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     12. Lavina Snyder,   b. 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian B. Schneider, "the only son of Joseph Schneider, Jr., was born October 18th, 1824. On October 31st, 1848, he was married to Barbara, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Baumann. She was born December 11th, 1825. Some time after their marriage they moved on his father's large farm containing 448 acres which he has since purchased. He and his wife still reside on the old homestead but the large farm has been divided into three farms, the east end is possessed by his son, Joseph, the central part by his son, Franklin, and the west end with the old buildings is possessed by Israel B. Gingerich, his son-in-law. Mr. Schneider has a family of ten 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 27th of February, 1897, in Waterloo Co., Ont., of diphtheria, Christian B. Snyder, aged 72 years, 4 months, 9 days, He had been in feeble health for several days, when three days before his death, diphtheria in malignant form developed, which baffled the skill of the best medical aid, and he sank rapidly until death released him. His remains were followed to their earthly resting place at the Martin M.H. on the 2d of March, by a large concourse of friends. Funeral services by Paul Martin and Joseph Gingerich. Deceased was born in Waterloo Co., on the 18th of October 1824. He united with the Mennonite church at an early age. On the 31st of October, 1848, he was married to Barbara Bowman who with five children survive to mourn the loss of a devoted companion, affectionate father and devout Christian. Five children preceded him.


      Herald of Truth, Vol. XXXIV, No. 6, March 15, 1897 - Page 93, 94, 95

  • 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..., 696.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 17 Oct 1872.
      Dilman Schneider died 4 Oct 1872 in Waterloo Twp., son of Christian B., 10 yrs.

    3. [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.

    4. [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..., 87.

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

    6. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Christian Snyder aged 24, yeoman of Waterloo married 31 Oct 1848 at Greenbush by license to Barbara Bowman aged 22 of Waterloo.

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 16.
      Christian B. SNIDER Farmer Canada MN 27
      Barbara SNIDER wife Canada MN 26
      Martin SNIDER son Canada F. MN 3
      Nelson SNIDER son Canada F. MN 2

    8. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, March 15, 1897 - Obituary of Christian B. Snyder.

    9. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 23.

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

    11. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 27.

    12. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 26.

    13. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Fredereck W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran & German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., For 1848 report 115.
      Christian Snyder, 24, Yeoman of Waterloo, to Barbara Bowman, 22

    14. [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.

    15. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 10 Nov 1848 Pg 46.
      BAUMANN, Barbara married 31 Oct 1848 To Christian SCHNEIDER. minister F.W. Bindemann

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Oct 1824 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1848 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Oct 1848 - Waterloo Twp., 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 MapsReligion - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: diphtheria in malignant form (3 days) - 27 Feb 1897 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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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