Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Jonathan S. Snyder

Jonathan S. Snyder[1]

Male 1855 - 1938  (83 years)

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  • Name Jonathan S. Snyder 
    Born 28 Feb 1855  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1878  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    farmer 
    Residence 1878  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Elected Office 1906  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Councillor of Waterloo Township 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Evangelical 
    Occupation 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Residence 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6189 
    Died 24 Jun 1938  [12
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I21992  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Benjamin B. Snyder,   b. 3 Oct 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1898  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Shantz,   b. 19 Apr 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1887  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 15, 16
    Family ID F4971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Snider,   b. 11 Oct 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1938  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 14 May 1878  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 11, 13
    Children 
     1. Milton Milo Snyder,   b. 20 May 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958  (Age 78 years)
     2. Martha May Snyder,   b. 28 Sep 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Clementina "Clementine" Snyder,   b. 28 Sep 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1972  (Age 89 years)
     4. Tina Snyder,   b. 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lucy Lena Snyder,   b. 21 Jan 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1987  (Age 100 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F4325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    J. S. Snyder
    J. S. Snyder
    Image from: 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906

  • Notes 
    • Jonathan S. Snyder, "was born February 28th, 1855. On May 14th, 1878, he was married to Susannah, daughter of Samuel and Anna (Snider) Snider. She was born October 11th, 1857. Soon after his married he moved home on his father's farm where he still resides and is now engaged in farming on an extensive scale. Some years ago he purchased Mr. George Schneider's farm, adjoining that of the old homestead on which he resides. His family consisted of three 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.].

  • 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..., 285.

    2. [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..., 319.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 16.

    4. [S377] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1901, Div 3 Pg 16.

    5. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Name: Jonathan S. Snyder Age: 23 res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Benjamin Snyder & Magdal. Schantz Name: Sussana Snyder Age: 20 res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Samuel Snyder & Amy Snyder Witness(S): : Mrs. Ad. Doering res: Berlin Witness(S): : Ida Turk res: Berlin Date of Marriage: May 14, 1878

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 20.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 9.

    8. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 9 Page 72.

    9. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 28.

    10. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sud District 3 - Lexington 1921 Page 15.

    11. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 14.

    12. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21015789/jonathan-snyder.

    13. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Jonathan S Snyder Born: Canada Age: 23 Father: Benjamin Snyder Mother: Magdalena Snyder Born: abt 1855 Spouse: Susannah Snyder Age: 20 born: Canada Father: Samuel Snyder Mother: Anna Snyder married 14 May 1878 married: Waterloo

    14. [S1629] Book - 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906, pg. 27.

    15. [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..., 419.

    16. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin report 50.
      Benjamin Shneider, to Magdalena Shantz, both of Waterloo. 27 Mar. 1845. Wit. Isaac Shantz and Joseph E. Schneider.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Feb 1855 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1878 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1878 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 May 1878 - Kitchener, 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 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 MapsElected Office - Councillor of Waterloo Township - 1906 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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