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

Samuel Snyder[1, 2, 3]

Male 1801 - 1887  (86 years)


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  • Name Samuel Snyder 
    Born 29 Apr 1801  Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6005 
    Died 15 May 1887  [5, 10, 11
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I17930  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    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  [12, 13
    Family ID F4942  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Detweiler,   b. 20 Sep 1806, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1874, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1825  [5, 11
    Children 
     1. Susannah Snyder,   b. 1 Feb 1826, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1873  (Age 47 years)
     2. Benjamin D. Snyder,   b. 18 Aug 1827, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1908  (Age 80 years)
     3. Isaac D. Snyder,   b. 4 Oct 1829, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1897  (Age 67 years)
     4. Agnes "Nancy" Snyder,   b. 3 Jun 1831, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1900  (Age 69 years)
     5. Mary Snyder,   b. 29 Jun 1833, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1897, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Enoch D. Snyder,   b. 28 Feb 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1900, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     7. Elizabeth Snyder,   b. 4 Feb 1837, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1912, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. Lydia Snyder,   b. 20 Jan 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1911  (Age < 71 years)
     9. Sarah Snyder,   b. 6 Jan 1841, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1844  (Age 3 years)
     10. Samuel D. Snyder,   b. 17 Mar 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Daniel D. Snyder,   b. 26 Feb 1845, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1928, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     12. Magdalena Snyder,   b. 8 Mar 1847, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1862  (Age 15 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F4662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Snyder was born in Franklin, County, Pennsylvania, April 29th, 1801. He was five years of age when his parents moved to Canada and settled at Doon, Ontario, where he was raised. In 1825 he was married to Mary Detweiler (No. 2274) who was born September 20th, 1806, and died July 4th, 1874. They resided in North Dumfries Township, Waterloo County, near Roseville, where he was engaged in farming for many years. He died May 15th, 1887. His family consisted of twelve 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. [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..., 35.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    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..., 494.

    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..., 295.

    5. [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..., 516.

    6. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852.

    7. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 40.

    8. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 47.

    9. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 9 Page 69.

    10. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      S/ In memory of/ Samuel Snyder/ born Apr. 29, 1801/ died May 15, 1887/ his wife/ Mary Detweiler/ born Sept. 20, 1806/ died July 4, 1874/ Snyder/

    11. [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..., 296.

    12. [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.

    13. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Apr 1801 - Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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