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

Henry Schnarr

Male 1794 - 1861  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Henry Schnarr 
    Born May 1794  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Name Heinrich Schnarr 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-31654 
    Died 22 Oct 1861  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31654  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Family Margaret,   b. 1807, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1871, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Schnarr,   b. 1835, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Maria Schnarr,   b. 1839, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elizabeth Schnarr,   b. 1842, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1896  (Age 54 years)
     4. Mary Schnarr,   b. 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Henry Schnarr,   b. 1846, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth Schnarr,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F8286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - May 1794 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Oct 1861 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • A-2-124 Henry Schnarr The Last Will and Testament of Henry Schnarr the elder, late of the Township of Waterloo, Yeoman, who died on or about the 22nd October 1861 at the Township of Waterloo, and who at the time of his death had a fixed place of abode at the Township of Waterloo, was proved and registered in the said Surrogate Court, a true copy of which said Last Will and Testament is hereunder written, and that the administration of all and singular, the personal estate and effects…was granted by the aforesaid Court to Hartman Schnarr of the Village of Waterloo, Esquire, and John Schnarr of the Township of Waterloo, Yeoman, the Executors, and Margaret Schnarr of the Township of Waterloo, widow, the Executrix named in the said Will…

      …This Indenture witnesseth that I Henry Schnarr Ser, of the Township of Waterloo, being of sound and siposing mind memory and understanding, do make, publish and declare this to be my Last Will and Testament, hereby revoking and making null and void all former Last Will sand Testaments…My will is first that my funeral charges and just debts shall be paid by my Executors and Executrix hereinafter named. (Secondly) My farm consisting of one hundred acres being Lot 28, situate being and lying in the Township of Waterloo, shall be cultivated and carried on by my wife Margaret Schnarr or shall be rented or as my Executors or Executrix may think proper. If said farm is not rented it shall be cultivated and carried on till my son Henry Schnarr Junr. will arrive at the age of twenty one years and if he wants to, buy it then he shall have it for three thousand dollars payable in time and manner following, viz. From the day of such purchase from said Executors or Executrix hereinafter named, one thousand dollars payable in annual equal instalments of two hundred and fifty dollars each and the balance in ten years from the day of purchase with interest, and he will have to pay the interest on said two thousand dollars at six per cent to my wife Margaret Schnarr, making one hundred and twenty dollars per year. I further give, devise and bequeath unto my son Henry Schnarr four hundred dollars - To my daughters Margaret, Mary and Elizabeth, each two hundred dollars. And I further give devise and bequeath unto my two daughters Mary Schnarr and Elizabeth Schnarr, each one bed and bedding and one bureau. And I further give, divise and bequeath unto my wife Margaret Schnarr one table, one cooking stove, one bed with bedding, one clock and all the kitchen furniture. And I further request my Executors to provide my wife Margaret Schnarr a suitable dwelling on my premises, but not to exceed one hundred and fifty dollars to be paid out of my estate. I further give, devise and bequeath after the decease of my wife Margaret Schnarr the rest and residue of my estate, real and personal and mixed, of which I shall be seized and possessed or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease, to my children to be divided in equal shares. And I do nominate and appoint Hartman Schnarr of the Village of Waterloo, and John Schnarr of the Township of Waterloo, as my Executors, and my wife Margaret Schnarr, Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament.

      Witnessed by Henry H. Schnarr and Henry Stauffer both of the Township of Waterloo

      Will dated 1st October 1861
      Proved 21st November 1861
      Died 22nd October 1861

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 123.

    2. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 1 Nov 1861.
      Schnarr: At Erbsville, Waterloo Township, on the 22nd October, Henry Schnarr, aged 67 years, 5 months and several days.

    3. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 52.