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

Samuel E. Schmitt[1]

Male 1875 - 1939  (63 years)


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  • Name Samuel E. Schmitt 
    Born 19 Aug 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Agent 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Milk Vendor 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00034-2984.4 
    Died 1939  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I4295  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father David B. Schmitt,   b. 13 Oct 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1895  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Leah Eshleman,   b. 29 Mar 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1916  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1871  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Family ID F1365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Witmer,   b. 25 Sep 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1901  [4
    Children 
     1. Vinneta Schmitt,   b. 19 Mar 1902, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Edith Mae Schmitt,   b. Jan 1905, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1976, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     3. Rev. Lorne W. Schmitt,   b. May 1906, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Delton H. Schmitt,   b. 1907, of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1979, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Edna Rose Schmitt,   b. 31 Jul 1909, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1980, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Harold W. Schmitt,   b. Sep 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Edward Schmitt,   b. 1911, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Wilfred Schmitt,   b. 4 Mar 1913, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     9. Reta Viola Schmitt,   b. 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 2010, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     10. Ethel Marie Schmitt,   b. 1919, of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 2009, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5704  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Schmitt.-Samuel E., son of the late David and Leah (Eschleman) Schmitt, was born Aug. 19, 1875, near Baden, Ont.; died at his home near Kitchener on Sept. 15, 1939; aged 64 y. 28 d. On March 13, 1901, he was united in marriage to Sarah, daughter of the late Isaac and Leah (Baer) Witmer of Rosebank. To this union were born 5 sons and 5 daughters: Vinetta (Mrs. Herbert Feick) of Blair; Edith (Mrs. Lester Bachert) of Kitchener; Pre. Lorne of Nine Pines; Delton, at home on his father's farm; Edna (Mrs. Harold Schiedel) of Kitchener; Harold of Waterloo; Edward of New Dundee; Wilfred of Petersburg; Reta (Mrs. Clifford Knechtel) of Bridgeport and Ethel, at home. These all remain to mourn his passing, along with 4 brothers (Josiah of Niles, Mich.; David of Williamsburg, Ont.; George of Kitchener and Simon of Louisiana). Seventeen grandchildren also survive. At the age of 16, under J. S. Coffman's ministry, he confessed Christ as his personal Saviour and united with the Latschar Mennonite Church of which he was a faithful member until his death. For many years he served as a member of the Ontario Mennonite Rural Mission Board and later on the Rural Mission Committee, until a few years ago when, because of poor health, he ceased to serve. For about 312 years he suffered a great deal from a heart condition from he was finally relieved by death and peacefully fell asleep in Jesus.

      "Peacefully sleeping, resting at last,
      The world's weary troubles and trials are past;
      In silence he suffered, in patience he bore,
      Till God called him home to suffer no more."
      -Mother and Family

      Gospel Herald October 12, 1939 - Vol. XXXII, No 28 - pages 606, 607 and 608

  • 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..., 661.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 15.

    3. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Samuel E. Schmitt/ 1875-1939/ aged 64 yrs 27 ds/ Sarah Witmer/ his wife/ 1877-1952/ aged 75 yrs 8 mo 3 dys/ gone but not forgotten

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 12, 1939 - Obituary of Samuel E. Schmitt.

    5. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      unnamed on registration

    6. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 17.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 4.

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 12.

    9. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 4.

    10. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      David B Schmidt Born: Wilmot Tp Age: 23 Father: George Schmidt Mother: Salome Schmidt Born: abt 1848 Spouse: Lea Eschelmann Age: 25 born: Monheim Wilmot Ont Father: David Eschelmann Mother: Esther Eschelmann married 5 Feb 1871

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 5, 1916 - Obituary of Leah Eshleman.

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 2 Mar 1871.
      Feb. 5, 1871 David Schmidt of Wilmot and Lea Eschelmann of Mannheim, by Rev. Spring

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Aug 1875 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agent - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Milk Vendor - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1939 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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