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

Benjamin S. Snyder[1]

Male 1835 - 1911  (75 years)


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  • Name Benjamin S. Snyder 
    Born 2 Oct 1835  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1862  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6167 
    Died 19 Feb 1911  [5
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I21654  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  [11, 12
    Family ID F4994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lovina Vincent,   b. 19 Feb 1841, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9, 10, 13
    Children 
     1. Nancy Snyder,   b. 28 Feb 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1863  (Age 0 years)
     2. Louisa Snyder,   b. 4 Feb 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1954  (Age 90 years)
     3. Lydia Ann Snyder,   b. 21 Nov 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1943  (Age 77 years)
     4. Mary Ann Snyder,   b. 2 Feb 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1887  (Age 19 years)
     5. Alice Snyder,   b. 18 Nov 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962  (Age 92 years)
     6. Melissa Snyder,   b. 19 Sep 1871, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954  (Age 82 years)
     7. Fernando Snyder,   b. 4 Apr 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1955, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     8. Sydney Snyder,   b. 2 Jun 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1939  (Age 64 years)
     9. Eden S. Snyder,   b. 6 Dec 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1882  (Age 3 years)
     10. Elmore Snyder,   b. 23 Sep 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F5277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin S. Snyder, "was born October 2nd, 1835. On April 13th, 1862, he was married to Lovina Vincent who was born February 19th, 1841, and died May 8th, 1891. After his marriage he took possession of his father's old homestead known as the "Oxbow Farm" a little west of Bloomingdale where he is still 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.].

  • 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..., 381.

    2. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Benjamin S. Snyder aged 26 of Waterloo Twp. born Waterloo Twp. son of Christian Snyder and Magadlena Schantz married 13 Apr 1862 to Levina Vincent 21 of Waterloo Twp. daughter of John Vincent and Sarah Burkholder.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-2 Page 8.

    4. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div 2, Page 42.

    5. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      Benjamin S. Snyder/ Died Feb. 19, 1911 Aged 75 years,/ Heaven is my home/ His wife Lovina Vincent/ Died May 8, 1891 Aged 50 Years

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 87.

    7. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 8 Oct 1835:7.
      last week The family of Christian J. Schneider was blessed with a son.

    8. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Waterloo N. Twp. 1881 Page 13.

    9. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Section 1 page 39.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Benjamin S. Snider, 26, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Christian and Magdalene (Schantz), married 13 Apr 1862 Levina Vincent, 21, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of John and Sarah (Burkholder)

    11. [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.

    12. [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.

    13. [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..., 316.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Oct 1835 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1862 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Apr 1862 - , 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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