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

John Shoemaker[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1775 - 1828  (52 years)


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  • Name John Shoemaker 
    Born 12 May 1775  Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Name John Schumacher 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7005 
    Died 30 Jan 1828  Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: an accident which ultimately brought on dropsy and other diseases 
    Person ID I4771  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Jacob Shoemaker,   b. 27 Jul 1754, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1847, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Mary Tyson,   b. 7 Apr 1752, Of, Frederick Twp., Montgomer Co., Pennslvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1803  (Age 51 years) 
    Family ID F1527  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [2, 5
    Children 
     1. Jacob S. Shoemaker,   b. 24 Apr 1798, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Isaac Shoemaker,   b. 11 Jul 1800, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1805  (Age 4 years)
     3. John S. Shoemaker,   b. 12 Jan 1803, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1828, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     4. Barbara Shoemaker,   b. 21 Mar 1805, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1877, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Mary "Polly" Shoemaker,   b. 28 May 1808, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Joseph Shoemaker,   b. 28 Sep 1810, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1810, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Magdalena Shoemaker,   b. 20 Nov 1811, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1907  (Age 95 years)
     8. Veronica Shoemaker,   b. 2 Feb 1815, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. David Shantz Shoemaker,   b. 7 Jan 1820, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1892, Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Shoemaker, "the eldest son, was born in Frederick Township,(All the children of old Jacob were born in this township) Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, May 12th, 1775. He spent his boyhood days on his father's farm and during the busy times he assisted his father in the mill. On May 2nd, 1797 he was married to Mary Shantz who was born March 13th, 1775, and died April 6th, 1866, aged 92 years and 23 days (See old Isaac Shantz's family record). They commenced farming on his father's old place where they resided until his death. They had a family of nine children, of whom two died young. During the year 1827 he met with an accident which ultimately brought on dropsy and other diseases causing his death which took place January 30th, 1828."


      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..., 447.

    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..., 374.

    3. [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.

    4. [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..., 136.

    5. [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.