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

Benjamin B. Snyder[1, 2]

Male 1823 - 1898  (75 years)


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  • Name Benjamin B. Snyder 
    Born 3 Oct 1823  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6185 
    Died 22 Nov 1898  [9
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I20468  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob J. Snider,   b. 15 Jan 1794, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1862, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Mary W. Bauman,   b. 25 May 1794, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1826, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married Feb 1818  [12
    Family ID F2037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Shantz,   b. 19 Apr 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1887  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 10
    Children 
     1. Esther Snyder,   b. 14 Dec 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925  (Age 78 years)
     2. Magdeline Snyder,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Leah Snyder,   b. 27 Nov 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1941  (Age 91 years)
     4. Barbara Snyder,   b. 25 Apr 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jonathan S. Snyder,   b. 28 Feb 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Susanna Snyder,   b. 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Lucy Ann Snyder,   b. 26 May 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1886, Near Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     8. Ezra S. Snyder,   b. 12 Jun 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1939, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Jemima Snyder,   b. 23 Feb 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1934  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Oct 1823 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Mar 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - 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 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 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 MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Benjamin B. Snyder, "was born October 3rd, 1823, On March 27th, 1845, he was married to Magdalena, daughter of Isaac and Esther (Bechtel) Shantz. She was born April 19th, 1825, and died April 19th, 1887. Soon after their married they moved on the farm now in possession of their son, Jonathan, where they resided until her death. At present he has his home with his daughter, Jemima, who is married to Mr. a. S. Shantz. Mr. Snyder's family consisted of seven 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.].

  • 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..., 132.

    2. [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..., 419.

    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..., 319.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 16.
      Benj'n SNIDER Farmer Canada MN 29 M
      Magdaline SNIDER wife Canada MN 27 F
      Esther SNIDER daughter Canada F. MN 6 F

    5. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 20.

    6. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 9 Page 72.

    7. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 28.

    8. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 14.

    9. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, F., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, F. (1823). Benjamin B. Snyder (1823-1898) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 7 July 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27358116.

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin report 50.
      Benjamin Shneider, to Magdalena Shantz, both of Waterloo. 27 Mar. 1845. Wit. Isaac Shantz and Joseph E. Schneider.

    11. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 16.

    12. [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..., 318.