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

Benjamin Schneider[1, 2, 3]

Male 1808 - 1892  (83 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Schneider 
    Born 4 Jul 1808  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    farmer 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonist 
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Retired Farmer 
    Religion 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6088 
    Died 25 May 1892  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 8, 12
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I19602  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Christian Schneider,   b. 28 Aug 1758, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1850  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Erb,   b. 23 Jan 1770, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1818, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 1789  [14, 15
    Family ID F4942  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Esther Miller,   b. 23 Oct 1814, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1855, Near Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1843  [4
    Children 
     1. Mary M. Snyder,   b. 27 Jul 1844, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Leah M. Snyder,   b. 12 Apr 1846, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1930, Barton Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Benjamin Miller Snyder,   b. 25 Apr 1848, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1934, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. Abraham M. "Abram" Snyder,   b. 21 Jan 1850, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Catharine Schneider,   b. 13 Aug 1852, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1855  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Detweiler,   b. 2 Oct 1811, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1840, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1831  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Susannah Snyder,   b. 28 Nov 1831, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1859, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     2. Lydia Snyder,   b. 8 May 1833, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1904, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Sarah Snyder,   b. 4 Dec 1834, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1863, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     4. Isaac Snyder,   b. 1836, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Nancy Snyder,   b. 28 Nov 1836, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1927  (Age 90 years)
     6. David D. Snyder,   b. 30 Aug 1838, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1914, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Elizabeth "Eliza" Snyder,   b. 19 Mar 1840, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1911  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F2378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Schneider, "was born July 4th, 1808. On February 22nd, 1831, he was married to Eliza Detweiler (No 2288) who was born October 2nd, 1811, and died September 7th, 1840. On September 26th, 1843, he was again married to Esther, daughter of Abraham and Barbara (Shuh) Miller. She was born October 23rd, 1814, and died September 9th, 1855. He resided a little west of Roseville, Ontario, where he was the owner of one of the finest tracts of land in Ontario. Here he was engaged in farming for many years, but when well advanced in years he retired from farming and had his home with his children. He died at Roseville, May 25th, 1892. His family consisted of eleven children, of whom the eldest six were born unto his first wife."


      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.].

  • 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..., 328.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    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..., 139.

    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..., 306.

    5. [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..., 519.

    6. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div 3 Pg 1.
      Benjamin Snyder Farmer Canada Menonist 48 Esther Snyder ? Menonist 37
      Sussanna Snyder Canada Menonist 21
      Agness Snyder Canada Menonist 16
      Isac Snyder Canada Menonist 15
      Mary Snyder Canada Menonist 8 Lea Snyder Canada Menonist 6
      Benjamin Snyder Canada Menonist 4 Abraham Snyder Canada Menonist 2

    7. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 31.

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 2 Jun 1892.
      May 25, 1892 Benjamin Schneider died in Roseville at age of 84 years.

    9. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 9 Page 65.

    10. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 19.

    11. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 39.

    12. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Benjamin Snyder/ who died/ May 14, 1892/ aged 83 y'rs. 10 mo's/ & 10 d's/ Father, we have laid thee In thy lowly grave/ Knowing that thou more glorious wilt arise/ That He who died from sin and death to save./ [last line buried]/

    13. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div 3 Pg 1.

    14. [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..., 267.

    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..., 615.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jul 1808 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mennonite - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Retired Farmer - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 May 1892 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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