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

Sidney S. Snider[1, 2, 3]

Male 1855 - 1938  (83 years)


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  • Name Sidney S. Snider 
    Born 4 Mar 1855  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1876  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1876  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6136 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone Image 
    Died 6 Mar 1938  [7, 13
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 13
    Person ID I20969  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    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 Blandina Martin,   b. 1 May 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1937  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1876  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. Menno M. Snider,   b. 26 Jun 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1959, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. David M. Snider,   b. 19 Oct 1880, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1952  (Age 72 years)
     3. Milton M. Snider,   b. 10 May 1886, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1963, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Dorothy J. Armstrong,   b. 26 Jun 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Norman M. Snider,   b. 13 Aug 1890, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1997, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 107 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F3054  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sidney S. Snider, "was born march 4th, 1855. He is married to Blandina Martin and resides in Woolwich Township, near his father's old homestead 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 - Sidney B. Snider was born Mar. 4, 1855; died at the home of his son Menno on Mar. 6, 1938; aged 83 y. 1 d. On Nov. 5, 1876, he was married to Blandena Martin, who preceded him in death, June 9, 1937. This union was blessed with 4 children: Menno, Milton, and Norman, of Elmira and David of Hawksville. Surviving him are 4 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters (Mrs. Israel Groff, Mrs. John Brecker, and Mrs. Josiah Shoemaker) . He was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held from his late home to the Mennonite Church, conducted by the home minister, Bro. Oliver D. Snider, assisted by Bro. Manassah Hallman. Interment in adjoining cemetery .

      "The call was sudden, the shock severe, we little thought his death so near;
      And only those who have lost can tell, the loss of a loved one without farewell. "

      GOSPEL HERALD - Vol. XXX, No. 53- March 31, 1938, Page 1116

  • 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..., 21.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018906-03.
      David M. Snider, 22, Occ. Farmer, b. Woolwich, Res. same, son of Sidney Snider and Blendina Martin, married Malinda Weber, 21, b. Woolwich, Res. same, daughter of Samuel M. Weber and Susanna Shantz, Witness(s) Oliver D. and Louisa Snyder (Sic), both of Woolwich, 20 May 1903 at Woolwich

    3. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 010929-76.
      Sidney Schneider, 21, occ. Farmer, b. Woolwich, res. Woolwich, son of David & Leah Married Blandina Martin, 21, b. Woolwich, res. Woolwich, daughter of Elias & Susanna, Witn Menno Bauman & Susanna Schneider of Woolwich, 5 November 1876 in Waterloo.

    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 6.

    6. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      In memoriam/ Sidney S.Snider/ 1855-1938/ Blandina Martin/ his beloved wife/ 1855-1937/ Until the day break/ Snider/

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Sidney S. Snider - March 31, 1938.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Benjamin Martin Born: Waterloo Res: Waterloo Age: 26 Born: abt 1837 Father: Jacob Mother: Esther Spouse: Elisabeth Weber Age: 20 Born: abt 1843 born: Woolwich Township Res: Woolwich Township Father: John Mother: Mary married 27 Jan 1863 county: Waterloo City

    9. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 35.

    10. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 62.

    11. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 1.

    12. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 4 Page 41.

    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 - 4 Mar 1855 - 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 - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1876 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1876 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1876 - Waterloo City, 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 - Farmer - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - 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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