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

Abraham S. Snyder

Male 1863 - 1945  (81 years)


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  • Name Abraham S. Snyder 
    Born 19 Aug 1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Name Abram S. Snyder 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer Son 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm Laborer 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6361 
    Died 23 Apr 1945  Vestaburg, Montcalm, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Ferris Cemetery, Vestaburg, Montcalm, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2696  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Moses C. Schneider,   b. 27 Sep 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Hannah Shantz,   b. 12 Jun 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1924  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1851  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Family ID F825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth S. Detweiler,   b. 14 Mar 1864, Zurich, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1957, Near, Vestaburg, Montcalm, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1887  [1
    Children 
     1. Matilda D. Snyder,   b. 21 Jul 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Hannah D. Snyder,   b. 5 Dec 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Susannah D. Snyder,   b. 28 May 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Allan D. Snyder,   b. 30 Dec 1892, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1928, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     5. Abram D. Snyder,   b. 26 Jan 1897, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Leroy D. Snyder,   b. 9 Jan 1900, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F864  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Aug 1863 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 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 MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Apr 1945 - Vestaburg, Montcalm, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ferris Cemetery, Vestaburg, Montcalm, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Abram S. Snyder, "was born August 19th, 1863. On October 11th, 1887, he was married to Elizabeth S. Detweiler who was born March 14th, 1864. They resided in Huron County, Ontario for several years but now reside near Midland P.O., Virginia, U.S."


      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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      Snyder.--Abram S., son of Moses and Hannah Shantz Snyder, was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., Aug. 19, 1863; passed away at his home near Vestaburg, Mich., April 23, 1945; aged 81 y. 8 m. 4 d. On Oct. 11, 1887, he was married to Elizabeth Detweiler. He is survived by his wife, 5 children (Hannah, Susanna, Lydia, Abram, and Leroy), one brother (Jacob, of Ontario), 20 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends. Two children (Matilda and Allen preceded him in death. Funeral services were held April 26 at his late home and the Ferris Center Church of Christ, in charge of E. E. Bontrager. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery


      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXVIII, No . 6 - May 11, 1945 - pages 118-119

  • 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..., 343.

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

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 11, 1945 - Obituary of Abram S. Snyder.

    4. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 1 Page 19.

    5. [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..., 342.

    6. [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..., 433.

    7. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages By Rev'd Benjamin Eby, Minister of The Mennonist Society, Berlin report #194.
      Moses C. Schneider, to Hannah Schantz, both of Waterloo. 28 Oct. 1851. Rev. Eby. Wit. Jacob Schantz and Jacob E. Schneider.