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

Solomon S. Snider[1, 2, 3]

Male 1846 - 1929  (83 years)


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  • Name Solomon S. Snider 
    Born 11 Jan 1846  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonist 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1868  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Income 
    Residence 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Eby ID Number 00106-6131 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Solomon S. Snider 
    Died 13 Oct 1929  [6, 9
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I20842  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2022 

    Father David S. Snider,   b. 7 Mar 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1900, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Leah Snyder,   b. 29 Apr 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1900  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16
    Family ID F5145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Martin,   b. 10 Dec 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1896  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    Children 
     1. Angeline Snyder,   b. 30 Nov 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1919, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     2. Rachel A. Snider,   b. 30 Dec 1871, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 83 years)
     3. Addison M. Snider,   b. 13 May 1877, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1950, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Bishop Oliver David Snider,   b. 30 Dec 1878, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1967, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. Irvin Austin Snider,   b. 13 May 1883, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1964, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susannah Shantz,   b. 8 Jul 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1932  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1897  [9
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F5744  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Solomon S. Snider, "was born January 11th, 1846. He is married to Elizabeth Martin and resides in Peel Township, near Yatton. P. O., where he is engaged in farming."


      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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      Snider.- Solomon S. Snider was born Jan. 11, 1846; died at the home of his son, Oliver Snider, Oct. 13, 1929; aged 83 y. 9 m. 2 d. He was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church. He had a friendly disposition and was loved by all. On Dec. 1, 1868, he was married to Elizabeth Martin, who preceded him in death, Feb. 11, 1896. This union was blessed with five children (Mrs. Angeline Musselman, who died Jan. 29, 1919; Mrs. Rachel Shantz, Addison, Oliver, and Irvin. He also leaves 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. On Sept. 26, 1897, he was married to Susannah Shantz, who also survives him.


      Gospel Herald - Volume XXII, Number 36 - December 5, 1929, page 735

  • 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..., 59.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018901-03.
      Oliver D. Snider, 24, Farmer, b. Woolwich, Res. same, son of Solomon Snider and Elizabeth Martin, married Louisa Weber, 20, b. Woolwich, Res. same, daughter of Samuel M. Weber and Susanna Shantz, Witnessed by: David Snider and Malinda Weber, Both of Woolwich, 30 Dec 1902 at Floradale, Woolwich Twp (Mennonite)

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 18429-04.
      Irvin A. Snider, 21, Occ. Yeoman, b. Floradale, Res. Floradale, son of Solomon and Elizabeth married Lucinda Schmidt, Age Illeg, b. Woolwich Twp, Res. Waterloo Twp, daughter of John and Magdalena, Witn Mrs. Sarah H. Sherk and W.H. Becker Both of Berlin, 10 April 1904 in Berlin.

    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..., 313.

    5. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 2.

    6. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Solomon S.Snider/ Jan.11,1846, Oct.13,1929/ his wife/ Elizabeth Martin/ Dec.10,1849, Feb.11,1896/ also his wife/ Susannah Shantz/ Apr.8,1846, Dec.30,1932/ Serene and tranquil is our sleep/ Our lonely slumber O how sweet/

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Elizabeth Martin Born: Woolwich Res: Peel County, Ontario, Canada Age: 19 Born: abt 1849 Father: John Martin Mother: Rachel Martin Spouse: Saloman Snyder Age: 22 Born: abt 1846 born: Woolwich Res: Woolwich Father: David Snyder Mother: Leah Snyder married 1 Dec 1868 county: Waterloo

    8. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 26.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 5, 1929 - Obituary of Solomon S. Snider.

    10. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 4, Pg. 93.

    11. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 49 Pg. 9.

    12. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 4 Page 40.

    13. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.

    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..., 318.

    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..., 312.

    16. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society Report 36.
      David Shneider and Leah Shneider, both of Waterloo. 15 Oct. 1844. Wit. Christian Shneider and Jacob Shneider.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jan 1846 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Dec 1868 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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