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

Elizabeth Shoemaker

Female 1829 - 1921  (91 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Shoemaker 
    Born 8 Nov 1829  Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Website 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.
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Superintendant Teacher 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7011 
    Died 27 Feb 1921  [4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I4793  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Elizabeth Schneider,   b. 2 Jan 1802, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1822  [5
    Family ID F977  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    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 
    • Elizabeth Shoemaker, "was born in the town of Waterloo, November 8th, 1829. She has been engaged as a teacher in our public schools for a number of years. At present she resides on Queen Street, Berlin, where she possesses some valuable property."


      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..., 450.

    2. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 28 Pg. 5.

    3. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 2 Page 8.

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

    5. [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..., 346.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Nov 1829 - Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Superintendant Teacher - 1891 - Kitchener, 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 MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - 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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