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

John Howard Schmitt[1, 2]

Male 1838 - 1924  (86 years)


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  • Name John Howard Schmitt 
    Born 14 Jan 1838  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Name John R. Schmitt 
    Occupation 1876  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-42509P 
    Died 26 Feb 1924  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Buried 2 Mar 1924  Berlet's Corner Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Person ID I42509  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Johannes R. "John Schmitt,   b. 1 Nov 1806, Mulhausen, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1882  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Margaret Roth,   b. 1806, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Nov 1831  [10
    Family ID F1641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maria "Mary" "Polly" Knechtel,   b. 24 Jun 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1916  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1862  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. Margaret Schmitt,   b. 9 May 1863, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 82 years)
     2. Maria "Mary" Schmitt,   b. 19 Oct 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1938, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Annie Schmitt,   b. 5 Jun 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John R. Schmitt,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Margaretha Schmitt,   b. 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John K. Schmitt,   b. 20 Mar 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1947, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Jacob N. Schmitt,   b. 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Valentine M. Schmitt,   b. 9 Jun 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. George Schmitt,   b. 22 Apr 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1874  (Age 1 years)
     10. Katherina Schmitt,   b. CALC 30 Dec 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
     11. William K. Schmidt,   b. 5 Dec 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Melinda Schmitt,   b. 3 Oct 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1879  (Age 0 years)
     13. Emilia Carolina "Amelia" Schmitt,   b. 15 Oct 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 90 years)
     14. Saloma Schmitt,   b. 13 Apr 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1966, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F11049  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Saloma Schmitt,   b. 13 Apr 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1966, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Emilia Carolina "Amelia" Schmitt,   b. 15 Oct 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F267142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Howard Schmitt - Sudden death yesterday called away John Howard Schmitt, aged 86 years, one month, 12 days, at his home in Wellesley, after an illness of only a few days. Decease was born in Wilmot, living there until nine years ago, when he moved to Wellesley. He is survived by nine children, forty-six grandchildren and thirty great-grandchildren, his wife, Marie Knechtel having predeceased him 12 years ago. His daughters are Mrs. Charles Hachburnt of Danberg, Mrs. Henry Huehn and Mrs. Heimpel of Heidelberg, Mrs. John Koehler of Wilmot and Mrs. A. Heimpel of Wellesley; his sons, Jacob of Saskatchewan and John, Valentine and William of this city. The funeral will be held on Sunday at 1 pm from his late residence to the Canadian Lutheran Church, thence to Wilmot Cemetery for interment.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Margaretha Schmitt, b. 9 May 1863, bapt. 26 jul 1863, d/o John Jr. & Maria Knechtel. sponsors: Valentine Knechtel & wife Margaretha

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Salome Schmitt - Heimpel.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Maria Knechtel Born: Waterloo Res: Waterloo Age: 22 Father: Philip Mother: Ena Young Born: 1840 Spouse: John Smith Age: 24 born: Wilmot Township Res: Wilmot Township Born: 1838 Father: John R. Mother: Marg Roth married 2 Mar 1862

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 10.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 30.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 39.

    7. [S550] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Berlett's Cemetery CC#4552 Internet Link.
      Large Stone: Schmitt
      [A] Johan R. Schmitt/ 1838-1924/ Ruhe in Frieden
      [B] Maria Knechtel/ Ehefrau von/ John R. Schmitt/ 1839-1916/ Ruhe in Frieden/

    8. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of John Howard Schmitt.

    9. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      William Schmitt Born: 5 Dec 1876 County: Waterloo Father: John R Schmitt Jr. Mother: Mary Knechtel

    10. [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..., 263.

    11. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 6 Mar 1862.
      Mar. 2, 1862 John Schmitt of Wilmot and Maria Knechtel of Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jan 1838 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Mar 1862 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1876 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Feb 1924 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Mar 1924 - Berlet's Corner Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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