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

Henry S. Snider

Male 1824 - 1903  (78 years)


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  • Name Henry S. Snider 
    Born 1 Nov 1824  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonist 
    Residence 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6142 
    Died 12 Oct 1903  [3, 4
    Buried 14 Oct 1903  Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I21107  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Christian J. Schneider,   b. 14 Mar 1791, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Shantz,   b. 15 Dec 1795, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1814  [8, 9
    Family ID F4994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Snider,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F14337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Snyder,   b. 18 Oct 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1916, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1851  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 10
    Children 
     1. Joshua S. Snider,   b. 17 Feb 1853, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1926, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Catharine Snider,   b. 3 Oct 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1944, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Reuben S. Snider,   b. 4 Apr 1857, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1933  (Age 76 years)
     4. Magdalena S. Snider,   b. 14 Apr 1860,   d. 4 May 1937, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Eli S. Snider,   b. 7 Apr 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1865  (Age 3 years)
     6. Paul S. Snider,   b. 9 Apr 1864, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1933  (Age 69 years)
     7. Lovina Snider,   b. 9 Oct 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1930  (Age 63 years)
     8. Angeline Snider,   b. 3 Apr 1876, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1952, Near, Guernsey, , Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F5186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Henry S. Snider, "was born November 1st, 1824. On December 23rd, 1851, he was married to Mary, daughter of Benjamin and Catharine (Saltzberger) Snyder. Soon after his marriage he moved to Woolwich Township, a few miles west of Elmira where he is the owner of a beautiful farm and where he still resides. His family consisted of eight 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.].

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      Died near Elmira, on Monday, Oct. 12th, Henry Snider, aged 78 years 11 months, 12 days. Deceased was one of the oldest residents in this section, having come here when yet a young man...He was married in 1851 and had 8 children, 7 of whom are still living. His wife also survives him, as well as 32 grand children and 1 great grand child. The funeral took place yesterday."


      Elmira Signet Newspaper 15 Oct. 1903 p. 1, col. 5

  • 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..., 314.

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

    3. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Henry S. Snider. 15 Oct. 1903 p. 1, col. 5.

    4. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      At rest/ In memory of/ Henry S. Snider/ died/ Oct. 12,1903/ aged 78 yrs 11 m. / & 12 days/ [verse]/

    5. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Henry Schneider aged 27, yeoman, res Woolwich married 23 Dec 1851 at Greenbush by banns to Mary Schneider aged 19 of Waterloo.

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

    7. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 4, Pg. 95.

    8. [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..., 309.

    9. [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..., 431.

    10. [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..., 328.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Nov 1824 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Dec 1851 - Greenbush (Kitchener), 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 MapsBuried - 14 Oct 1903 - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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