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

Enoch D. Snyder[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1835 - 1900  (64 years)


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  • Name Enoch D. Snyder 
    Born 28 Feb 1835  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/73191539 
    Residence 1857  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1879  Aldborough, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6024 
    Died 19 Jan 1900  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 13
    Cause: inflammation of lungs 
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I18370  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Samuel Snyder,   b. 29 Apr 1801, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1887, Near Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (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  [4, 15
    Family ID F4662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Priscilla Scheifley,   b. 22 Mar 1846, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1906  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1879  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 11
    Children 
     1. Lydian Snyder,   b. 31 Jan 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ira Snyder,   b. 20 Dec 1879, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1909, near, Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     3. Sophia Snyder,   b. 4 Jun 1881, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1962, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Ida Snyder,   b. 4 Dec 1882, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1962, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Amasa Snyder,   b. 2 Oct 1884, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F776  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sophia Schwartz,   b. 12 Jul 1834, Near Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1877, , Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 14, 16
    Children 
     1. Lovina Snyder,   b. 15 Jul 1858, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1878  (Age 20 years)
     2. Angeline Snyder,   b. 6 Oct 1859, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Susannah Snyder,   b. 6 Mar 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1862  (Age 0 years)
     4. Isaiah S. Snyder,   b. 15 Apr 1863, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 77 years)
     5. Emanuel Snyder,   b. 29 Jun 1867, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Israel Snyder,   b. 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ezra Snyder,   b. 12 Feb 1870, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938  (Age 67 years)
     8. Clara Snyder,   b. 10 Aug 1872, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 78 years)
     9. Lydia Ann Snyder,   b. 31 Jan 1874, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F1661  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Enoch D. Snyder, "was born February 28th, 1835. On October 27th, 1857, he was married to Sophia, daughter of David and Susannah (Bergey) Schwartz. She was born June 12th, 1834, and died in Middlesex County, April 21st, 1877. On February 16th, 1879, he was again married to Priscilla Scheifley who was born March 22nd, 184. They reside near Roseville, Ontario, 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.].

      "N. B. - The six youngest of last named family are home and unmarried."

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      SNYDER - Near Roseville, N. Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ont., of inflammation of the lungs, Bro. Enoch Snyder, aged 64 years, 10 months, and some days. On Tuesday, Jan. 16, he was at the funeral of Sister Shantz, wife of David Shantz, but took sick before he reached home. In spite of all that medical skill could do, he grew worse. Friday morning, the 19th, death made an end of his intense sufferings. Buried on the 22d at the Roseville (Detweiler's) burying ground. He was twice married and leaves a sorrowing wife, 5 sons and 4 daughters to mourn the loss of a kind husband and a dear father. Services by D. Wismer and Jonas Snyder. He was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church for many years.


      HERALD OF TRUTH, Vol. XXXVII, No. 8, April 15, 1900 pages 126, 127

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      Died At his residence, North Dumfries Township, on Friday, January 19th, 1900 at 9.30 p.m., Enoch Snyder, aged 64 years, 10 months, 19 days. Funeral Will take place from his late residence, on Monday, January 22nd, at 1.30 p.m., to the Roseville Cemetery for interment. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation.

      Funeral Card

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      DEATH OF ENOCH SNYDER.

      The death of Enoch Snyder, an old resident of North Dumfries, after a brief iliness of three days with inflamation of the lungs, took place at his home near Roseville on Friday. Mr. Snyder who was born at Roseville, was 64 years of age, and had owned and operated successfully the farm on which he died, for 20 years. Previous to that he had conducted the St. Jacobs woollen mills for a time. Mr. Snyder was twice married, and leaves a family of 5 sons and 4 daughters. Five of his children are still at home and of the others, one son is in Hamilton, one in Oregon, and one at Roseville, and one daughter, Mrs. E. Rosenberger resides in Michigan.

      Waterloo County Chronicle, 25 Jan 1900, p. 3

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      At his residence, North Dumfries Township, on Friday, Jan 19th, Enoch Snyder, aged 64 years, 10 months and 19 days. The funeras was held on Monday, Jan 22nd, at 1.30 pm. to the Roseville cemetery.

      The Weekly News-Record 25 Jan 1900, Thu Page 7

  • 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..., 363.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    3. [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..., 223.

    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..., 516.

    5. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 010832-79.
      Enoch Snyder, 43, occ. Farmer, b. Waterloo Twp, res. Aldborough Twp , Widower, s/o Samuel & Mary married Pricilla Schiefly, 32, b. Woolwich Twp, res. Waterloo Twp, d/o Frederic & Esther , witn Benjamin Lichty of Waterloo Twp & Benisal Bowman of Woolwich Twp, 16 February 1879 in the Twp of Waterloo.

    6. [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..., 298.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 010832-79.

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

    9. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 34.

    10. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Obituary of Enoch Snyder - April 15, 1900.

    11. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 41.

    12. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 9 Page 54.

    13. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      In loving memory/ of/ Enoch Snyder/ born/ Feb. 28, 1835/ died/ Jan. 19, 1900/ aged 64 years/ 10 Mos. & 21 dys./ Dearest father thou has left us/ Here thy loss we deeply feel/ But 'tis God that hath bereft us/ He can all our sorrows heal/
      Scott, Galt/ [monument maker]

    14. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Henoch Snyder, yeoman of Dumfries married 27 Oct 1857 in Waterloo Twp. by banns to Sophia Schwarz

    15. [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.

    16. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 9 Page 53.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Feb 1835 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1857 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Oct 1857 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1879 - Aldborough, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Feb 1879 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mennonite - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: inflammation of lungs - 19 Jan 1900 - Roseville, 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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