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

Casper H. Schmitt[1, 2, 3]

Male 1857 - 1933  (76 years)


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  • Name Casper H. Schmitt 
    Born 8 Feb 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Name Casper H. Schmidt 
    Occupation 1877  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1877  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00127-7847.1 
    Died 23 Jul 1933  German Mills (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I18257  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 

    Father Martin Schmitt,   b. 13 Jan 1827, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Hess,   b. 5 Jul 1831, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F11925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Martin Schmitt,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elisa,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F285464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matilda Weber,   b. 6 Sep 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1923  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1877  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6
    Children 
     1. Harvey Schmidt,   b. Jun 1879, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Milton Schmidt,   b. 21 Oct 1882, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1882  (Age 0 years)
     3. Isaiah Schmidt,   b. 1 May 1887, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Minerva Schmidt,   b. 17 Oct 1889, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1925  (Age 35 years)
     5. Leander Schmidt,   b. 1 Jan 1891, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1944  (Age 53 years)
     6. Clara Schmidt,   b. 22 Dec 1895, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F4724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Schmitt - Casper Schmitt passed away at the home of his son Harvey in German Mills, Ont., on Sunday evening, July 23, 1933; aged 76 y. 5 m. 15 d. He was born near Waterloo, Ont., on Feb. 8, 1857, and was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Martin Schmitt. Although he had been failing in health for some time, he became seriously ill only three weeks ago. Deceased was joined in holy matrimony to Matilda Weber in 1877, who predeceased him in death March 10, 1923. This union was blessed by four sons and two daughters. One son and two daughters predeceased him. He is survived by three sons (Harvey, of German Mills, Isaiah of Hespeler, Leander of Preston), three brothers (John of Elmira, George and Cyrus of Waterloo), and one sister (Mrs. Joseph Hauch of Waterloo). There also survive him 16 grandchildren and 8 grand-children.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXVI, No. 19 - August 10, 1933, Page 415, 416

  • 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..., 597.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 18 Oct 1877.
      14 Oct 1877 By Pastor J. Schneider in the name of Pastor Wurster of Preston, Caspar Schmitt was married to Mathilde Weber, both of Waterloo Township.

    3. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011023-77.
      Casper Schmitt (Smudged), 20, occ. Farmer, b. Waterloo Twp, res. Waterloo Twp, S/O Martin & Elisa Married Mathilda Weber, 20, b. Waterloo Twp, res. Waterloo Twp, D/O David & Catharina, Witn Frederic & Caroline Wurster Both Of Preston, 14 October 1877 In Preston.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In loving memory of / Casper H. Schmitt / died July 23, 1933 / aged 76 yrs. 5 mos. 15 dys. / Matilda Weber / beloved wife of / Casper H. Schmitt / died Mar.10, 1923 / aged 67 yrs. 6 mos. 4 dys. / to be with Christ which is far better / Schmitt / (A) Father (B) Mother

    5. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-3 Page 9.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Casper Schmitt - August 10, 1933.

    7. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 4.

    8. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Feb 1857 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1877 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1877 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1877 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 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 MapsDied - 23 Jul 1933 - German Mills (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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