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

Olivia Snyder[1]

Female 1888 - 1959  (71 years)


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  • Name Olivia Snyder 
    Born 27 Mar 1888  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Livvie Snyder 
    Name Olivia Axt 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6081 
    Died 6 Apr 1959  [5, 7
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I19399  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John K. Snyder,   b. 6 Nov 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Veronica "Franceska" Shantz,   b. 5 Jan 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1935, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F4906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elam Axt,   b. 21 Dec 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1974, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1911  [1, 7
    Children 
     1. Olive Axt,   b. 17 Aug 1922, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 2011, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F7270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1888 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - 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 
    • Axt, Olivia, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Snyder; born March 27, 1888, Wilmot Twp., Ont.; died April 6, 1959, after a lingering illness, Kitchener, Ont.; aged 71 y. 10 d. Married in 1911 to Elam Axt, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter (Olive-Mrs. Edward Good), 3 brothers (Ervin, Dilman and Herman) 3 sisters (Mrs. Barbara Shantz, Annie, and Mrs. Noah Snyder), and 4 grandchildren. She was a member of the Shantz Church, where funeral services were held April 9 in charge of I. H. Witmer; interment in the Shantz Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LII, Number 17 - April 28, 1959-page 406, 407, 408

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 5, 1974 Elam Axt.

    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..., 304.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 7.

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 35350-1888 Levie Snyder.

    5. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      Axt / In loving memory / Olivia Snyder / 1888-1959 / Beloved wife of / Elam Axt / 1888-1974

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 51.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Olivia Axt - April 28, 1959-page 406, 407, 408.

    8. [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..., 303.

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      John Snyder aged 22 of Waterloo Twp. born Waterloo Twp. son of Christ. Snyder and Anna Cressman married 27 Mar 1861 to Veronica Schantz aged 19 of Wilmot Twp. born Wilmot Twp. daughter of David Schantz and Barbara Stauffer.

    10. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, November 15, 1900 - Obituary of John K. Snyder.

    11. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 29 Mar 1861.
      By the Rev. F. W. Bindeman at Berlin Snyder - Shantz: On the 26th inst., Mr. John Snyder, of Waterloo, to Miss Veronica Shantz, of Wilmot.

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 28 Mar 1861.
      Mar. 26, 1861 Veronica Schantz of Wilmot and, John Snyder of Waterloo, by Rev. Bindemann

    13. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Snyder, 22, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Christian and Anna (Cressman), married 27 Mar 1861 Veronica Shantz, 19, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, daughter of David and Barbara (Staufer)