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

Maria Shirk[1]

Female 1881 - 1954  (72 years)


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  • Name Maria Shirk 
    Born 10 Jun 1881  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Maria Snyder 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5672 
    Died 17 Feb 1954  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Person ID I4577  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father Peter Shirk,   b. 11 Nov 1839, Canarvon Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1919  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Martin,   b. 2 Mar 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1895, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11, 12
    Family ID F1443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Addison D. Snyder,   b. 23 Jun 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1957  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1904  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. Kathleen Lang,   b. 26 Jul 1900, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Iva Snyder,   b. 3 Sep 1906,   d. 3 Sep 1906  (Age 0 years)
     3. Ivo Snyder,   b. 3 Sep 1906,   d. 3 Sep 1906  (Age 0 years)
     4. Ray Snyder,   b. 9 Mar 1910,   d. 9 Mar 1910  (Age 0 years)
     5. Roy Snyder,   b. 9 Mar 1910,   d. 9 Mar 1910  (Age 0 years)
     6. John Willard Shirk Snyder,   b. 1914, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 2012, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     7. Esther Lucille Snyder,   b. 11 Mar 1921,   d. 24 Mar 1921  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F39164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Maria Shirk, "was born June 10th, 1881."


      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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      Mrs. Addison D. Snyder

      BLOOMINGDALE, Mrs. Addison D. Snyder, 72, diedsuddenly, Wednesday, at her home. Born June 10, 1881, in Bridgeport, she was Maria Shirk, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Shirk. She was a member of the Snyder Mennonite Church, Bloomingdale. On June 1, 1904, she was married to Mr. Snyder in Waterloo. Surviving are a son, John W. S., of Bloomingdale; one brother, Noah Shirk of Bridgeport; one step-brother, Norman Krampien of Waterloo; one step-sister, Mrs. Walter Snider of Bridgeport; three sisters, Mrs. Addison S. Snider and Mrs. Benjamin Drudge of Bridgeport and Mrs. Walter Shantz of Baden. The body is at the Ratz-Bechtel funeral home, Kitchener, until Friday, at 10 a.m., whenremoval will be made to the residence. Removal will be made from the residence Saturday, at 2 p.m., for thefuneral at 2: 30 p.m., at the Snyder Mennonite Church, Bloomingdale. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. John W. Snyder, pastor of the church, will officiate. Flowers are gratefully declined.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 18 Feb 1954 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018748-04.
      Addison Snyder, 23, Occ. Farmer, b. Waterloo Twp, Res. Waterloo Twp, son of Albert Snider and Hattie Detweiler married Marie Sherk, 22, b. Waterloo Twp, Res. Waterloo Twp, daughter of Peter Sherk and Magdalena Martin, Witn: Norman Krempien and Lydia Sherk Both of Waterloo Twp, 1 June 1904 in Waterloo Twp.

    2. [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..., 244.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 9.

    4. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Division 2 (Bloomingdale) Page 7.

    5. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, BloomingdalePage 3.

    6. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Addison D. Snyder - 18 Feb 1954 pg 5.

    7. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 10.

    8. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link, In loving memory of/ Addison D. Snyder/ June 1880 - Mar. 1957/ His Beloved wife/ Marie Shirk/ June 1881 - Feb. 1954/ Prepare to meet thy God/ [Back] Snyder.

    9. [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..., 243.

    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..., 42.

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Magdelina Martin Born: Woolwich Res: Woolwich Age: 21 Born: abt 1845 Father: John Martin Mother: Nancy Martin Spouse: Peter Sherk Age: 26 Born: abt 1840 born: PA Res: Waterloo Father: Christ Sherk Mother: Elizabeth Sherk married 5 Jun 1866

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 14 Jun 1866.
      June 5, 1866 Peter Scherch of Waterloo and Magdalena Martin of Woolwich, by Rev. Hegy

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jun 1881 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jun 1904 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Feb 1954 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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