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

Benjamin D. Snyder[1, 2, 3]

Male 1827 - 1908  (80 years)


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  • Name Benjamin D. Snyder 
    Born 18 Aug 1827  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1880  Caitlin, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Fense Builder 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6007 
    Died 22 Jul 1908  [6
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I17970  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Samuel Snyder,   b. 29 Apr 1801, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1887  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother 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  [3, 4
    Family ID F4662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Bechtel,   b. 2 Sep 1828, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1903  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Snyder,   b. 15 Sep 1850, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1895, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     2. Ephraim Snyder,   b. 11 Jun 1852, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1855  (Age 3 years)
     3. Angeline Orilla Snyder,   b. 8 Feb 1855, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1895, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     4. Elizabeth Snyder,   b. 8 Jun 1857, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913  (Age 55 years)
     5. Emeline Snyder,   b. 8 Mar 1859, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Isaiah Benjamin Snyder,   b. 27 Feb 1861, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1885  (Age 23 years)
     7. Jeremiah Benjamin Snyder,   b. 27 Jul 1865, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F4098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin D. Snyder, "was born August 18th, 1827. He was married to Catharine Bechtel who was born September 2nd, 1828. After their marriage they moved on the farm now owned by Abraham Kenzie where he resided until 1862, then moved to St. Jacobs where he was engaged in the milling business until 1871 when he moved to Mannheim. In 1872 he purchased Rev. Moses Erb's farm near Bridgeport where he resided until 1877, then sold out again and moved to Peabody, Kansas, where he is engaged in farming."


      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..., 217.

    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..., 516.

    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..., 296.

    5. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 11.

    6. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      B.D. Snyder/ born/ aug.18,1827/ died/ July 22, 1908/ Sleep in Jesus, peaceful rest/ whose waking is supremely/ blest/ Snyder

    7. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 8.

    8. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 60.

    9. [S246] Census - Kansas - 1880, Catlin, Marion, Kansas Film 1254388 Page Number 127A.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Aug 1827 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1880 - Caitlin, Marion, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Fense Builder - 1901 - Waterloo 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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