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

Jacob S. Snyder[1]

Male 1868 - 1953  (85 years)


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  • Name Jacob S. Snyder 
    Born 5 Dec 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    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  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6362 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Jacob S. Snyder 
    Died 15 Dec 1953  [6
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I2752  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    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  [7, 8, 9
    Family ID F825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther "Hettie" Steckle,   b. 10 Dec 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1942  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1893  [2
    Children 
     1. Adeline Weber,   b. 2 Nov 1885, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1928, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     2. Orvan Snyder,   b. 27 Feb 1894,   d. 12 Nov 1894  (Age 0 years)
     3. Elo Snyder,   b. 2 Sep 1895, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1965, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Austin Snyder,   b. 22 Apr 1897, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Roy S. Snyder,   b. 8 Dec 1898, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1971, Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Jacob Orlan Snyder,   b. 2 Aug 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1986, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F874  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob S. Snyder, "was born December 5th, 1868. He was married to Hettie Stoeckle, January 10th, 1893, and resides on his father's old homestead several miles north-east of Bloomingdale where he is 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.].

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      JACOB SNYDER

      After a brief illness, Jacob Snyder, 85, died early Tuesday at his home near Bloomingdale.

      Born in Bloomingdale in 1868, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Moses Snyder. In 1893 he married the former Hetty Steckle, who predeceased him 11 years ago. Mr. Snyder farmed near this village his entire lifetime and was a member of Snyder Mennonite Church, Bloomingdale.

      Surviving are four sons, Elo, of Bloomingdale; Austin of Waterloo, Roy of Millbank; and Orlon of West Montrose; 17 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. One son, Ivan, and one daughter, Mrs. Adeline Bauman, predeceased him.

      Funeral will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at the home, followed by a service at 2: 30 p.m. at Snyder Mennonite Church, with Rev. John Snyder officiating. Burial will be made in the adjoining cemetery. The body will rest at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home until 3 p.m. Wednesday when it will be removed to the residence.

  • 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..., 437.

    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..., 343.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-2 Page 7.

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

    5. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Division 2 (Bloomingdale) Page 6.

    6. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      Snyder/ Jacob S. Snyder/ 1868-1953/ His Wife/ Hetty Steckle/ 1870-1942

    7. [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.

    8. [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.

    9. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Dec 1868 - 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 - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich 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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