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

Elijah Snyder Thomas[1]

Male 1861 - 1957  (95 years)


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  • Name Elijah Snyder Thomas 
    Born 8 Oct 1861  Rosendale, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Name Eli Thomas 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00121-7510 
    Died 10 Jan 1957  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 12 Jan 1957  First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I20276  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father William B. Thomas,   b. 7 Feb 1825, Dundas, West Flamborough Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1895  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Hannah Snyder,   b. 12 Jul 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1907  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1851  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Family ID F506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Jane Underwood,   b. 13 Jun 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1935, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 4 May 1886  Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Warren Thomas,   b. 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jane Thomas,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Warren Ross Thomas,   b. 28 Jan 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jezebel Hannah Elizabeth "Jessie" Thomas,   b. 12 Jul 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Russell Arthur Thomas,   b. 3 Nov 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Harold Thomas Thomas,   b. 12 Feb 1894, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Arnott David Thomas Thomas,   b. 28 Sep 1899, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Agnes Gladys "Aggie" Thomas,   b. 29 Jan 1902, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1924  (Age > 23 years)
     9. George William Thomas,   b. 10 Sep 1905, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Maizie Blanche Thomas,   b. 25 Mar 1908, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1988  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5046  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elijah S. Thomas, "was born October 8th, 1861. He is married to Lydia Jane Underwood and resides near Bloomingdale where he is engaged in carpentering. To them are born four children, namely: Warren, Jezebel, Bursell, and Harold A."


      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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      Elijah Snyder Thomas - Elijah Snyder Thomas, 95, of 369 King St. East, died Thursday at K-W Hospital. Mr. Thomas was born Oct. 8, 1861, in Rosedale. He was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church. Mr. Thomas was retired. His wife, the former Lydia Jane Underwood, whom he married May 4, 1886, in Linwood, died in 1936. Surviving are two sons, Warren of Kitchener, Russell of new Dundee; two daughters, Mrs. Albert (Jessie) Moser of Kitchener, Mrs. Albert (Jane) Gies of Petersburg, 24 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. Three sons, a daughter, two brothers and two sisters predeceased him. The body is at the Keffer Funeral Home where the funeral will be conducted Saturday at 3: 30 pm by Rev. J.H. Getz of Calvary Memorial Evangelical United Brethren Church. Burial will be in the First Mennonite Cemetery.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • 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..., 536.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-2 Page 3.

    3. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Waterloo N. Twp. 1881 Page 12.

    4. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 41 Page 3.

    5. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Section 1 page 38.

    6. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Elijah Snyder Thomas.

    7. [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..., 333.

    8. [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..., 535.

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Wilhelm B. Thomas aged 26, farmer of Waterloo married 10 Jun 1851 at Greenbush by banns to Hanna Schneider aged 19 of Waterloo.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 May 1886 - Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jan 1957 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Jan 1957 - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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