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

Absalom Snyder[1, 2]

Male 1817 - 1900  (82 years)


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  • Name Absalom Snyder 
    Born 23 May 1817  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-5916 
    Died 21 May 1900  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 12
    Cause: General Paresis (8 days) 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Person ID I387090  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father John C. Snyder,   b. 1 Feb 1792, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1834, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Catharine Shantz,   b. 5 Sep 1792, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1854, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Sep 1814  [13, 14
    Family ID F3986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Magdalena "Martha" Snyder,   b. 21 Feb 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1931, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Catherine Snyder,   b. 5 Feb 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F24240  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Bricker,   b. 7 Mar 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 8, 10, 11, 15
    Children 
     1. Amos Snyder,   b. 10 Apr 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895  (Age 52 years)
     2. Joshua Snyder,   b. 14 Dec 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1874, Two Miles South Of Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     3. Aaron Snyder,   b. 18 Aug 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     4. Judith Snyder,   b. 16 Dec 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1892, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     5. John B. Snyder,   b. 1 Aug 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1922, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     6. Ephraim Snyder,   b. 13 Oct 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1880, Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     7. Magdalena "Martha" Snyder,   b. 21 Feb 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1931, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     8. Levi Snyder,   b. 25 Jul 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1931, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     9. Catherine Snyder,   b. 5 Feb 1854, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1936, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     10. Dilman Snyder,   b. 30 Nov 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1886, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     11. Jacob Snyder,   b. 1 Jun 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1875, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     12. Maria B. "Mary" Snyder,   b. 29 Mar 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1934, Fisher Mills, (Cambridge) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     13. Absalom Snyder,   b. 1860, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Rev. Absalom B. Snyder,   b. 7 Mar 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1936, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     15. Susannah Snyder,   b. 20 May 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     16. Abraham B. Snyder,   b. 21 Mar 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F262044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Absalom Snyder, "was born May 23rd, 1817. on February 2nd, 1841, he was married to Mary, daughter of Jacob and Judith (Baumann) Bricker. She was born May 7th, 1823, and died May 17th, 1891. After his marriage he moved near Fisher's Mills south of Kossuth, on the farm now in possession of his youngest son, Abraham, where he is still residing and enjoying life. He is a very active and well posted man for his age. His family consisted of fifteen children"

      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 - Absolom Snyder born in Waterloo Co., Ont., May 23rd 1817, died of paralysis on May 21st 1900, leaving four sons and three daughters to mourn the loss of a kind and loving father. He passed away at the ripe old age of 82 years, 11 months, and 29 days. A large circle of relatives and friends followed the remains to their last resting place at Wanner's M. H., on the 24th. Deceased united with the Mennonite Church in his youth and was a consistent member until his death. Funeral services at the house by Jacob Woolner, Sr., and at the M. H. by Noah Stauffer and Elias Weber. Sister Snyder preceded her husband nine years ago.


      HERALD OF TRUTH , Vol. XXXVII, No. 14, July 15, 1900 - pages 222, 223

  • 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..., 37.

    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..., 313.

    3. [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..., 281.

    4. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      In memory of/ Absalom Snyder/ born May 23,1817/ died May 21,1900/ aged 82 years/ 11 mos 29 dys/ verse -1 Cor XV-53/ Scott, Galt

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 10.

    6. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, July 15, 1900 - Obituary of Absolom Snyder.

    7. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 22.

    8. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 35.

    9. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Absalom SNYDER/ Born May 23, 1817/ Died May 21, 1900/ Aged 82 years/ 11 mos. 29 dys./ [verse] -1 Cor XV-53/ Scott, Galt/

    10. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 8 Page 59.

    11. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 5 Feb 1841 Pg 6.
      2 Feb 1841 Pastor Benjamin Eby m. Absalom SCHNEIDER to Maria BRUECKER, both from Waterloo.

    12. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 027289 (1900).
      Name:Absalom Snyder Gender:Male Age:82 Birth Date:abt 1818 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Death Date:21 May 1900 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    13. [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..., 279.

    14. [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..., 430.

    15. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1817 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Feb 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 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 - Gentleman - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: General Paresis (8 days) - 21 May 1900 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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