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

John Marcus Schmidt[1]

Male 1847 - 1918  (71 years)


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  • Name John Marcus Schmidt 
    Born 24 May 1847  Frutigen, , Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1881  [5
    Immigration 1881  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Name J. M. Schmidt 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Night Watchman, Waterloo Trunk Factory 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1918  102 Courtland Ave. E., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-174264 
    Died 29 Jul 1918  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I174264  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2021 

    Family Susannah Katherine Merner,   b. 4 Feb 1860, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1923, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Schmidt,   b. 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Alfred Frederick Schmidt,   b. 28 Jun 1882, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Adeline Schmidt,   b. 1883, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Edith Amelia "Ida" Schmidt,   b. 24 May 1886, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. John Adolph Schmidt,   b. 24 Mar 1888, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Alma Louise Schmidt,   b. Feb 1889, Lisbon, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1955  (Age ~ 66 years)
     7. Edwin Schmidt,   b. 24 May 1890, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Emma Sophia Schmidt,   b. 28 Jan 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1951  (Age 57 years)
     9. Gottfried Schmidt,   b. 5 Jun 1896, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1928  (Age 32 years)
     10. Barbara Helena Schmidt,   b. 17 Feb 1899, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Jessie Schmidt,   b. Jun 1904, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F169197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mr. J. M. Schmidt Is Called To The Great Beyond

      Deceased was a native of Switzerland


      There passed away yesterday afternoon a well known resident of the town and the vicinity when Mr. John M. Schmidt, 102 East Courtland Avenue crossed to the Great Beyond. His death followed a month's illness. Three weeks ago Mr. Schmidt underwent an operation at the local hospital and a week ago he was removed home but big condition gradually became more serious finally terminating in the passing of life.

      The deceased was born in Frutigen, Berne, Switzerland, on. May 27th 1847, and came to this country over thirty years ago settling at New Hamburg. For some years he farmed near that town. Subsequently he removed to Lisbon and for the last twelve years he resided in this city. He was widely known in this places of former residence and the host of friends in the communities where he has resided including this city, learn of his demise with sorrow. In the hour of bereavement the sorrowing widow and children have the sympathy of citizens.

      Besides his wife there survive three sons and five daughters who are Aldred Stratford; Edwin and Gottfried, Hamilton; Mrs. Morris, Patterson, Saskatoon; Mrs. S. Pringle, Toronto; Mrs. Edith Dreisbach, Toronto; Mrs. E. Dengis, Hamilton; Miss Alma Schmidt at home. The funeral will be held on Thursday afternoon: at the residence and at Ste Matthew's Lutheran Church. Interment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018654-04.
      Alfred F. Schmidt, 27, Occ. Barber, b. New Hamburg, Res. New Hamburg, son of John M. Schmidt and Susanna Merner married Louisa M. Rieck, 18, b. New Hamburg, Res. New Hamburg, daughter of William Rieck and Maria Berlin, Witn Wm Rieck of New Hamburg and Anna Marth of Waterloo, 16 December 1903 in New Hamburg.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 13.

    3. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 33.

    4. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/185156629/john-marcus-schmidt.

    5. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 22 Pg. 9.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 May 1847 - Frutigen, , Bern, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1881 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Night Watchman, Waterloo Trunk Factory - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jul 1918 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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