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

Amos B. Snyder[1]

Male 1854 - 1937  (83 years)


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  • Name Amos B. Snyder 
    Born 30 Sep 1854  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Other Methodist 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6060 
    Died 26 Dec 1937  [4, 7
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I18894  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Moses K. Snyder,   b. 28 Feb 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1901, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Lydia Bechtel,   b. 15 Nov 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F3285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Kuntzenhauser,   b. 1854, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1896  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1879  North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
     1. Lydia Snyder,   b. 28 Dec 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1953, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Johannes Snyder,   b. 1 Nov 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Hannah K. Snyder,   b. 4 Nov 1883, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1924  (Age 41 years)
     4. Levi Snyder,   b. 31 Oct 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1886  (Age 0 years)
     5. Eli K. Snyder,   b. 17 Mar 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1909, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     6. Isaac K. Snyder,   b. 19 Mar 1890, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970  (Age 79 years)
     7. Snyder,   b. 4 May 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Arthur K. Snyder,   b. 16 Jun 1895, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4835  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Sep 1854 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Other Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot 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 MapsMarried - 18 Feb 1879 - North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Amos B. Snyder, "was born September 30th, 1854. On February 18th, 1879, he was married to Mary Ann Kunsenhauser and resides a little north of Baden where he is engage 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.].

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      Snyder. -Amos B., son of the late Moses K. and Lydia (Bechtel) Snyder, was born in Waterloo, Co., Ont., Sept. 30, 1854; died Dec. 26, 1937; aged 83 y. 2 m. 26 d. He was married to Mary Ann Kuntzenhauser Feb. 18, 1879. This union was blessed with 6 sons and 2 daughters. His beloved wife died March 7, 1896. Three sons died in infancy, Eli died in 1909 and Hannah in 1924. He stayed at the home of his daughter Lydia (Mrs. Joe Shantz) where he died after a brief illness. He leaves 1 daughter (Lydia), 2 sons (Isaac from the old homestead, and Arthur of near Wilmot Centre), 11 grandchildren, 3 brothers, and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted Dec. 29 at the Shantz Church by Orphen Wismer and Manassah Hallman, and at the house by Moses Roth. Interment in the cemetery adjoining the church.

      "Rest on, dear father, thy labors are o'er,
      Those loving hands will toil no more;
      A faithful father, true and kind,
      No friend on earth like him we'll find."


      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXX, No. 42 - January 13, 1938

  • 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..., 200.

    2. [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..., 302.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 1.

    4. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      Snyder / Amos B. Snyder / 1854-1937 / Maryan Kunsenhouser / his beloved wife / 1854-1896 / Til He comes /

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Amos B Schneider Born: Wilmot Tp Age: 24 Father: Moses Schneider Mother: Lydia Schneider Born: abt 1855 Spouse: Mariah Anna Kriegenhauser Age: 24 born: Carrick Tp Father: Isaac Kriegenhauser Mother: Hannah Kriegenhauser married 18 Feb 1879

    6. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 46.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Amos B. Snyder - January 13, 1938.

    8. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 1.

    9. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 5 Page 22.

    10. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 15 Page 101.

    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..., 199.

    12. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      Moses K. SNYDER, to Lydia BECHTEL. 13 June 1852. Rev. WUNDERLICH. Wit. Abraham S. KRESSMAN and Isaac KRESSMAN

    13. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 17 Jun 1852 Pg 25.
      BECHTEL, Lydia married 18 Jun 1852 To Moses K. SCHNEIDER. Both of Waterloo. minister Pastor Wunderlich