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

Ephraim S. Schmitt

Male 1873 - 1947  (73 years)


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  • Name Ephraim S. Schmitt 
    Born 19 Oct 1873  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1911  Phillipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Phillipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6086.6 
    Died 13 Aug 1947  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19529  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father Jacob B. Schmidt,   b. 28 Nov 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1925  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Snyder,   b. 8 Dec 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    Family ID F1648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Shantz,   b. 25 Nov 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Children 
     1. Weston Schmitt,   b. 1 Feb 1906, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1964  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F35560  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ella Shantz,   b. 3 Oct 1883, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1958  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1908 
    Children 
     1. Leona Schmitt
     2. Elvin Schmitt,   b. 21 Jul 1909, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1958  (Age 49 years)
     3. Elroy Schmitt,   b. 29 Feb 1912,   d. 17 May 2005, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Wilfred Schmitt,   b. 30 Apr 1915, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1986, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Winnifred Schmitt,   b. 19 Sep 1919,   d. 19 Dec 2011, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     6. Mary Magdalena Schmitt,   b. 25 Dec 1925,   d. 11 Feb 2010, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F188241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ephraim Schmitt, "born October 19th, 173. He is home with his father and unmarried."

      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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      Schmitt. - Ephraim, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob B. Schmitt, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., Oct. 20, 1873; died at his home, in Baden, Ont. Aug. 13, 1947; aged 73 y. 9 m. 24 d. On Feb. 26, 1908 he was married to Ella Shantz, who survives. Also surviving are 4 sons (Weston, Lowville, N.Y.; Elvin and Wilfred, Kitchener, Ont.; Elroy, Preston, Ont.), 3 daughters (Winifred - Mrs. Morgan Witzel, and Mary, Baden, Ont.; and Leona - Mrs. Camley Harbridge, Gravenhurst, Ont.), one brother (Emmanuel, Petersburg, Ont.), and 3 sisters (Mrs. Jeremiah Good, New Hamburg, Ont.; Mrs. David Shantz, of Baden; and Mrs. John Boshart, Watertown, N.Y.). He was a member of the Shantz Mennonite Church, Baden, Ont., from the time of his youth. Funeral services were held Aug. 16 at the home and at the Shantz Church, in charge of L. H. Witmer and C. C. Cressman. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 14 Aug 1947

  • 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..., 305.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 13.

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

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

    5. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 14.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 1 Aug 1867.
      Oct. 20, 1867 Jakob B. Schmitt of Wilmot and Magdalena Snyder of Waterloo Tp., by Rev. Kaessmann

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jacob B. Schmitt, 22, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, son of Georg and Salome (Becker), married 20 Oct 1867 Magdalena Snyder, 22, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Christian and Anna (Cressmann)

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Oct 1873 - 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 MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Phillipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Phillipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Aug 1947 - Baden, 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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