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

Norman M. Snider[1]

Male 1890 - 1997  (107 years)


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  • Name Norman M. Snider 
    Born 13 Aug 1890  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Business Purity Dairy, Elmira, Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Purity Dairy 
    Employer Silverwood Creamery, Elmira, Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer Son 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6136.5 
    Died 12 Sep 1997  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I21010  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 

    Father Sidney S. Snider,   b. 4 Mar 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1938  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother 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  [6, 7
    Family ID F3054  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Edna Brubacher,   b. 17 Dec 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1944, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1913  [8
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F1331  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ida Snyder,   b. 4 Jan 1898, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1977, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1945 
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F5625  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Peacefully on Friday, September 12, 1997, at the Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, Norman Snider in his 108th year, of Cambridge, formerly of Elmira. Norman was born in Woolwich township, August 13, 1890, son of the late Sydney Snider and Belinda Martin. In 1913 he married Edna Brubacher who predeceased him in 1944. In 1945 he married Ida Cressman and she predeceased him in 1977. Norman was also predeceased by three brothers, Menno, David and Milton. Norman is lovingly remembered by two step-sons, Keith Cressman and Audrey Musselman of Illinois, Howard and Miriam Cressman of Cambridge; four grandsons, Karl and Eric, Dale and Bill and three great-grandsons, Daniel, Mitchellm and Aaron Fondly remembered by his niece, Mrs. Erma L. Snyder of Cambridge and his nephew George Snider of RR1, Elmira. Norman was a member of the Elmira Mennonite Church where for many years he enjoyed serving as a song leader and a Sunday School Teacher In his early years, Norman farmed in Woolwich township, then was employed at Silverwood Creamery in Elmira. He then owned and operated Purity Dairy in Elmira until his retirement. In retirement Norman enjoyed his work of house painting in the area. Friends may call at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira today (Monday) frpm 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. On Tuesday morning ransfer will be made to the Preston Mennonite Church for visitation after 11 a.m. where funeral service will be held at 2: 30 p.m., with Pastor Amzie Brubacher officiating. Interment First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener..

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 13 Sep 1997

  • 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..., 313.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 6.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      West: Snider / Norman Snider / 1890- / his wife / Edna Brubacher / 1891-1944 / his wife / Ida Snyder Cressman / 1899-1977 / in loving memory

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

    5. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Norman Snider - 13 Sep 1997.

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

    7. [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

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Edna Brubacher Snider - March 2, 1944.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Aug 1890 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Purity Dairy - - Purity Dairy, Elmira, Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployer - - Silverwood Creamery, Elmira, Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 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 MapsDied - 12 Sep 1997 - Cambridge, 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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