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

Rev. Oliver B. Schneider[1]

Male 1863 - 1944  (80 years)


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  • Name Oliver B. Schneider 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 12 Apr 1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Family Photograph
    • This photograph, dating from around 1885, is of siblings Oliver B. Schneider, Elizabeth (Schneider) Meyers, and Susannah (Schneider) Thaler. They are the children of David Bechtel Schneider (1840-1928) and his first wife, Elizabeth Bricker (1841-1866). Oliver, Elizabeth, and Susannah are great grandchildren of Joseph and Barbara Schneider, the original owners of Schneider Haus National Historic Site.

      [artifact - photograph - 2012.013.013.046 (SH)] Waterloo Region Museum 2019
    Schneider,Oliverandsisters-WRM.jpg
    Schneider,Oliverandsisters-WRM.jpg
    This photograph, dating from around 1885, is of siblings Oliver B. Schneider, Elizabeth (Schneider) Meyers, and Susannah (Schneider) Thaler. They are the children of David Bechtel Schneider (1840-1928) and his first wife, Elizabeth Bricker (1841-1866). Oliver, Elizabeth, and Susannah are great grandchildren of Joseph and Barbara Schneider, the original owners of Schneider Haus National Historic Site.

    [artifact - photograph - 2012.013.013.046 (SH)] Waterloo Region Museum 2019
    Name Oliver B. Snyder 
    Occupation 1890  , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Minister of the Gospel 
    Occupation 1918  Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    minister 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6389 
    Died CA 1944  , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3220  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father David Bechtel Schneider,   b. 1 Mar 1840, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Bricker,   b. 24 Apr 1841, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1866, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1862  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 8
    Family ID F1032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Myer,   b. 1864, Scott, Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1915  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1890  Scott, Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F1051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Arnetta Erb,   b. 10 Jan 1874, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Aug 1918  Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F37215  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Apr 1863 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Minister of the Gospel - 1890 - , Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - minister - 1918 - Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Aug 1918 - Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - CA 1944 - , Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rev. Oliver B. Snyder, "was born April 12th, 1863. When a young man he was converted unto the Lord and in 1889 he entered the ministry of the Mennonite Brethren in Christ body and so far has proved himself a diligent laborer in the Lord's vineyard. At present he is stationed on the Wetzell (Mich.) field of labor. Some time ago he was married to Mary Meyer. They have no family."


      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..., 317.

    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..., 347.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Oliver B Schnider Born: Waterloo Age: 27 Father: David Schnider Mother: Elizabeth Schnider Born: abt 1863 Spouse: Mary Myer Age: 24 born: Scott Father: Jacob Myer Mother: Elizabeth Myer married 9 Aug 1890 married: Ontario, Scott

    4. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 14.

    5. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 18.

    6. [S670] Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, Film number: 2342727 Digital GS number: 4210019 Image number: 461 Reference number: v 4 p 251 rn 359.
      Groom name: Oliver B. Schneider Groom age: 55 years Groom birth year: 1863 Groom birth place: Kitchner, Ont. Bride name: Arnetta Erb Bride age: 44 years Bride birth year: 1874 Bride birth place: New Dundee, Ont. Marriage date: 14 Aug 1918 Marriage place: Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan Father of groom name: D.B. Schneider Mother of groom name: Eliz. Bricker Father of bride name: Ephraim Erb Mother of bride name: Gertrude Mcnelly

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 7 Aug 1862.
      July 31, 1862 David Schneider of Berlin and Elisabeth Bricker of North Dumfries, by Rev. Wurster in Preston

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      David Snyder, 22, res. Berlin, b. Berlin, son of Joseph and Sarah (Shantz), married 13 July 1862 Elizabeth Bricker, 21, res. N Dumfries, b. N Dumfries, daughter of John and Susanna (Berge)