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

Christian B. Snyder[1, 2]

Male 1862 - 1944  (82 years)


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  • Name Christian B. Snyder 
    Born 12 Jan 1862  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    Residence 1921  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6063 
    Died 19 Apr 1944  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10
    Cause: heart attack 
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I19044  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    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  [3, 13, 14, 15
    Family ID F3285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Bechtel,   b. 5 Dec 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1940, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1885  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 16
    Children 
     1. Edna Snyder,   b. 19 Aug 1891, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1989, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     2. Percy Snyder,   b. 4 Apr 1896, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1990  (Age 93 years)
     3. Eileen Vollmer,   b. Jul 1898, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Avon Snyder,   b. 29 Sep 1899, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1988  (Age 88 years)
     5. Ida Snyder,   b. Oct 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1991  (Age ~ 88 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F3789  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian B. Snyder, "was born January 12th, 1862. On October 7th, 1885, he was married to Esther Bechtel. They reside near Hespeler, Ontario, where he is engage in farming. To them is born one child "

      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-Christian B., son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Moses K. Snyder, was born in Wilmot Twp., Jan. 12, 1862; passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ephraim Knetchel, Petersburg, Ont., April 19, 1944; aged 83y. Bro. Snyder's death was due to a heart attack a few days previous. He suffered from a weak heart for a number of years. He was married to Esther Bechtel who predeceased him June 4, 1940. To this union were born one son and 3 daughters; Percy, Rosebank; Edna ( Mrs. Ephraim Knechtel); Avon ( Mrs. Willard Witmer), Rosebank; and Ida (Mrs. Simon Hallman,) Kitchener, Ont.; who along with one brother (Moses), 28 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren all survive him. Bro. Snyder was a member of the Latschar church for many years. He was a quiet man, but he gave a silent testimony wherever he went because of his consistent life as a Christian. "He being dead, yet speaketh" Funeral services were conducted April 21 at his home in charge of Bro. Lorne W. Schmitt and at the Latschar Mennonite Church by Brethren M.S. Hallman and Lorne Schmitt. Interment was in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXVII, No . 8 - May 26th 1944 page 151, 152

  • 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..., 209.

    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..., 302.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 8.

    5. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 8.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011766-85.
      (Waterloo Co.) Christian B. SNYDER, 23, farmer, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, s/o Moses K. & Lydia married Nellie BECHTEL, 21, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Noah & Veronika, witn Noah B. SNYDER & Lydia BECHTEL both of Wilmot Twp, 7 October 1885 at the bride's parents in Wilmot Twp.

    7. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In memory of / Christian B. Snyder / born Jan. 12, 1862- died Apr. 19, 1944 / Esther his beloved wife / born Dec. 5, 1863-died June 4, 1940 / at rest / Snyder

    8. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 37.

    9. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 9.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Christian B. Snyder - May 26th 1944 page 151, 152.

    11. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 20.

    12. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Erbsville Sub Dist 4 1921 Page 3.

    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..., 199.

    14. [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

    15. [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

    16. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 25, 1940 - Obituary of Esther Bechtel.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jan 1862 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Oct 1885 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1921 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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