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

Absalom C. Schneider[1]

Male 1841 - 1913  (71 years)


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  • Name Absalom C. Schneider 
    Born 2 Sep 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Male 
    Name Absalom Snyder 
    Religion 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    mennonist 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6083 
    Died 7 Jun 1913  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 9
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I19417  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Christian C. Schneider,   b. 28 May 1804, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1897  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Anna Cressman,   b. 18 Jun 1803, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1825  [1, 15
    Family ID F4816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Cressman,   b. 13 Feb 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1917, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 10, 11, 16
    Children 
     1. Lovina Snyder,   b. 8 Jun 1864, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1906, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     2. Ozias Snyder,   b. 13 Nov 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1930, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Snyder,   b. 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Cressman,   b. 1841, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Mar 1863  [13
    Children 
     1. Lavina Snyder,   b. 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ozias Snyder,   b. 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F274121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Sep 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - mennonist - 1851 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Mar 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo 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 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jun 1913 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Absalom K. Snyder, "was born September 2nd 1841, On March 10th, 1863, he was married to Elizabeth Cressman (No. 2117). They reside on his father's old homestead near Breslau where he is engaged in farming. To them were born two children".


      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.--Absalom C. Snyder was born Sept. 2, 1841; died at his home in Breslau, Ont., June 7, 1913; aged 71 y. 9 m. 5 d. He was married to Elizabeth Cressman over 50 years ago and to this union were born 2 children, Lovina and Ozias. Lovina preceded him to the spirit world some years ago. There are left to mourn his departure his wife, 1 son, 10 grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends. Services were conducted by Enoch Bauman and Oscar Burkholder


      Gospel Herald - Volume VI, Number 16 - July 17, 1913 - page 255, 256

  • 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..., 484.

    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. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 7.

    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..., 487.

    5. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Snyder / In memory of / Absalom C.Snyder / died June 7,1913 in his 72nd year / also his wife / Elizabeth Cressman / died Dec.2,1917,in her 76th year

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 17, 1913 -Obituary of Absalom C. Schneider.

    7. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 42.

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 1 pg 15.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Absalom C. Snyder - July 17, 1913.

    10. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 7.

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Absalom Snyder, 21, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Christian and Anna, married 10 Mar 1863 Elizabeth Cressman, 21, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, daughter of Daniel and Anna

    12. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 7 Page 47.

    13. [S2767] aaaWaterloo Township 1871 South, Sect. 1 Page 50.

    14. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Div. 5 Page 1.

    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..., 301.

    16. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 20, 1917 - Obituary of Elizabeth Cressman.