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

Ezra Schneider[1]

Male 1841 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Ezra Schneider 
    Born 17 Sep 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    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  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6410 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I3916  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Moses E. Schneider,   b. 24 Nov 1810, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1896  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Clemens,   b. 3 Mar 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1887, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1836  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F4518  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucinda B. Shantz,   b. 7 Sep 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1921  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1868  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 11
    Children 
     1. Melissa Snyder,   b. 2 May 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Annie Snyder,   b. 18 Nov 1870, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940  (Age 69 years)
     3. Edwin Snyder,   b. 18 Sep 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Alvin Snyder,   b. 26 Apr 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lillian Schneider,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1255  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Sep 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Mar 1868 - Kitchener, 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 - Farmer - 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
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  • Notes 
    • Esra Schneider, "was born September 17th, 1841. On March 10th, 1868, he was married to Lucinda daughter of Jacob Y. and Barbara (Biehn) Shantz. She was born September 7th, 1848. Soon after their marriage Mr. Schneider quit working at his trade, carpentering, and moved to Breslau where he followed farming until 1892, then he sold out and moved to Berlin where he is now engaged in the button factory. His family consists of four 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.].

  • 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..., 407.

    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..., 351.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div Pg 23.
      Ezra SCHNEIDER Labourer Birthplace: Canada Age 11 Mennonite b. 17-Sep

    4. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Bridegroom Name: Ezra Schneider Age: 26 Res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Moses & Mary Schneider Bride: Name: Lozinda Schanz Age: 19 Res: Berlin Place of Birth: Berlin Names of Parents: Jacob & Barbara Schanz Witness(S): Name: Levi Schneider Res: Waterloo Tp. Name: Abraham Kinzie Res: Berlin Date of Marriage: March 10, 1868

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 48.

    6. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 47.

    7. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 7.

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Mar 1868.
      Mar. 10, 1868 Losinda Schantz of Berlin and Esra Schneider of Waterloo, by Rev. Tuerk

    9. [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..., 350.

    10. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 4 Apr 1836:28.
      12 Apr 1836 Rev Benjamin Eby m. Moses Schneider to Magdalena Clemens, both of Waterloo.

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Esra Schneider, 26, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Moses and Mary, married 10 Mar 1868 Losinda Schang, 19, res. Berlin, b. Berlin, daughter of Jacob and Barbara