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

Edwin W. M. Snyder[1, 2]

Male 1887 - 1947  (59 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Edwin W. M. Snyder 
    Born 31 Oct 1887  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Name Edwin W. M. Schneider 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farm Laborer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer, Farm 
    Residence 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-5980.7 
    Died 27 Apr 1947  [6
    Cause: heart attack 
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17146  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2021 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Veronica Weber,   b. 19 Feb 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1934  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1876  [1
    Family ID F4483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leah B. Gingerich,   b. 5 May 1891, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1950, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1911  [6
    Children 
     1. Cleason G. Snyder,   b. 11 Dec 1912, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1985, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Nelson G. Snyder,   b. 17 Apr 1914, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1993, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Roy Snyder,   b. 23 Oct 1915, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 2015  (Age 99 years)
     4. Minerva G. Snyder,   b. 1918, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 2003, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. Erma G. Snyder,   b. 20 Jun 1924,   d. 14 Jul 2016  (Age 92 years)
     6. Orville G. Snyder,   b. 1926,   d. 1963  (Age 37 years)
     7. Joseph G. "Joe" Snyder,   b. 24 Jun 1928,   d. 20 Mar 2013, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F29472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Snyder.-Edwin W., son of the late Joseph Snyder, was born Oct. 31, 1887; died April 27, 1947; aged 59 y. 5 m. 27 d. His death resulted from a heart attack. On Dec. 5, 1911 he was united in marriage to Leah Gingrich. Surviving are 7 children (Cleason, Nelson, Roy, Minerva-Mrs. Roy Brubacher, Erma, Orville, and Joseph), one brother (Ephraim, St. Jacobs, Ont.), and 4 sisters (Leah-Mrs. John Martin, Linwood, Ont.; Lucinda-Mrs. Daniel Martin, Floradale, Ont.; Anna-Mrs. Noah Horst, Elmira, Ont.; and Fannie-Mrs. Ishmael Martin, Conestoga, Ont.). One son (Loren), one daughter (Vera), and 3 brothers (Noah, Simeon, and Joseph) predeceased him. Early in life he united with the Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the St. Jacobs Church, April 30, in charge of Roy S. Koch and Jesse B. Martin. Interment was made in the Conestoga Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XL, Number 8 - May 20, 1947, page 182, 183

  • 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..., 291.

    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..., 612.

    3. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, ON WATERLOO (North/Nord) (#121) Subdistrict: Waterloo C-3 Page 11.

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 11.

    5. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 5.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 20, 1947 - Obituary of Edwin Snyder.

    7. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sud District 3 - Lexington 1921 Page 18.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Oct 1887 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, Farm - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth