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

Maria "Mary" Miller[1, 2]

Female 1814 - 1874  (59 years)


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  • Name Maria "Mary" Miller 
    Born 20 Nov 1814  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Birth CALC 23 Nov 1814  [7
    Name Maria "Mary" Shoemaker 
    Name Maria Miller  [8
    Name Mary Müller 
    Name Polly Miller 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Swedenborgan 
    Eby ID Number 00079-4781 
    Died 11 Sep 1874  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 7
    Person ID I2304  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Christian Miller,   b. 6 Feb 1791, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1864  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Hester Wanner,   b. 9 Jun 1796, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1864  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F737  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abraham D. Shoemaker,   b. 16 Feb 1809, Skippack Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1834  [9
    Children 
     1. Esther Shoemaker,   b. 17 Apr 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1897  (Age 60 years)
     2. Mary Shoemaker,   b. 1 Jan 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1838, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. David Miller Shoemaker,   b. 28 Sep 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1920, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Janes Shoemaker,   b. 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah Shoemaker,   b. 9 May 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1911  (Age 69 years)
     6. Susannah Shoemaker,   b. 18 Jan 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1888, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     7. Menno M. Shoemaker,   b. 8 Mar 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1924, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     8. Lydia Ann Shoemaker,   b. 6 Oct 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Abraham Shoemaker,   b. 1 Aug 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. ? Shoemaker,   b. 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Isaac Shoemaker,   b. 3 May 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1850, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     12. Simon Shoemaker,   b. 20 Sep 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1852, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Nov 1814 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Swedenborgan - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Sep 1874 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Polly Miller, "the eldest, was born November 20th, 1814, and died September 11th, 1874. She was married to Abraham D. Shoemaker who was born February 16th, 1809, and died January 13th, 1888. They resided a little west of Berlin where both died."


      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. [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..., 95.

    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..., 330.

    3. [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..., 472.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 29.
      Maria SHOEMAKER Birthplace: Canada Age 38 Sweborgian b. 20-Nov

    5. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Mrs. Abraham D. Shoemaker, d. 11 Sep 1874, aged 59y, 9m, 19t, Jes. 61. 4-7

    6. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 11 Page 83.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 17 Sep 1874.
      Died 11 Sep 1874 In Waterloo Township, Maria, wife of Abraham D. Schumacher, died at the age of 59 years, 9 months, 19 days. She leaves behind a husband, 3 sons, 4 daughters and 23 grandchildren.

    8. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Benjamin Snyder aged 22 of Waterloo Twp born Waterloo Twp son of Benjamin Snyder and Cath. Salzberger married 21 Jun 1863 to Sarah Shoemaker aged 22 res Waterloo Twp born Waterloo Twp daughter of Abraham Shoemaker and Mary Müller.

    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..., 473.