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

Veronica Shoemaker[1]

Female 1815 - 1894  (79 years)

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  • Name Veronica Shoemaker 
    Born 2 Feb 1815  Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Died 20 Jul 1894  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Website 2009 
    Photograph 
    • Grace Schmidt Room of Local History Digital Collection


      Description: Black and white, studio portrait of Jacob S. Shoemaker's (1798-1875) sisters and daughters. They are identified as follows: back row from left to right: Aunt Barbara Huber (Mrs. Henry), Aunt Mary Ann McNally (Mrs. John), Aunt Lena (Magdalena) Clemens (Mrs. Joel); middle row from left to right: Aunt Mary Myers (Mrs. Michael), Aunt Magdalena (Mrs. Barnabas Devitt), Aunt Veronica Eby (Mrs. Isaac); and front row from left to right: Aunt Hannah Hett (Mrs. Caspar), Aunt Elizabeth Shoemaker (Miss).

      The women in the front and back rows have been identified as the daughters of Jacob S. Shoemaker. The women in the middle row have been identified as sisters of Jacob S. Shoemaker and the daughters of John Shoemaker and Mary Shantz, according to Ezra Eby's book.
    Name Fran Shoemaker 
    Name Veronica Eby 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7024 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I4768  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father John Shoemaker,   b. 12 May 1775, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1828, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Mary Shantz,   b. 13 Mar 1775, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1866, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 2 May 1797  [9, 10
    Family ID F1505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Isaac Eby, Sr.,   b. 30 Jul 1808, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1874  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1831  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Menno Eby,   b. 19 Feb 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1910  (Age 77 years)
     2. Mary Eby,   b. 13 Jan 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1890, near Waterloo City, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     3. Isaac S. Eby, Jr.,   b. 31 Oct 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1915  (Age 77 years)
     4. Daniel S. Eby,   b. 3 Feb 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     5. Christian S. Eby,   b. 15 Dec 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1920, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Theodore Eby,   b. 1 Jan 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1873, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     7. Barnabas Eby,   b. 6 Mar 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     8. Ezra E. Eby,   b. 9 Aug 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1901, Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     9. Benjamin S. Eby,   b. 29 Jul 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1881, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     10. Lydia Ann Eby,   b. 25 Apr 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1875  (Age 19 years)
     11. Emma Eby,   b. 1860, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Effie Eby,   b. 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eby,   b. Abt 1814,   d. Bef 1891  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F245090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Shoemaker, Veronica - formal wife of Isaac Eby.jpg
    Shoemaker, Veronica - formal wife of Isaac Eby.jpg
    https://images.ourontario.ca/kitchener/details.asp?r=vs&ID=41997&number=51
    https://images.ourontario.ca/kitchener/details.asp?r=vs&ID=41997&number=51
    studio portrait of Jacob S. Shoemaker's (1798-1875) sisters and daughters. They are identified as follows: back row from left to right: Aunt Barbara Huber (Mrs. Henry), Aunt Mary Ann McNally (Mrs. John), Aunt Lena (Magdalena) Clemens (Mrs. Joel); middle row from left to right: Aunt Mary Myers (Mrs. Michael), Aunt Magdalena (Mrs. Barnabas Devitt), Aunt Veronica Eby (Mrs. Isaac); and front row from left to right: Aunt Hannah Hett (Mrs. Caspar), Aunt Elizabeth Shoemaker (Miss).

  • Notes 
    • Veronica Shoemaker, "was born February 2nd, 1815, and came to Canada with her mother in 1829. On October 30th, 1831, she was married to Isaac Eby and in November of the same year they moved two miles east of Berlin, on the farm now owned by John Schmitt where they resided until his death, in May, 1874. She then moved to Berlin where she died July 20th, 1894."


      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. [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..., 554.

    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..., 452.

    3. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 9.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 23.
      Veronica EBY Birthplace: USA Age 37 Mennonite b. 2-Feb

    5. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 2 Page 10.

    6. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 3 Page 16.

    7. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 15 Feb 1840:46.
      3 Feb 1840 Mr. Isaak Eby of Waterloo Township was blessed with a son

    8. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    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..., 448.

    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..., 374.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jul 1894 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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