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

Joseph Shoemaker[1]

Male 1862 - 1951  (89 years)


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  • Name Joseph Shoemaker 
    Born 10 Feb 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7050 
    Died 15 Apr 1951  [4
    Cause: Various physical disorders 
    Buried North Woolwich Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I4905  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father George D. Shoemaker,   b. 11 Feb 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1910, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Snyder,   b. 1 Feb 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 15 Mar 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11, 12
    Family ID F288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Burkhard,   b. 15 Sep 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1916  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1886  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Israel Shoemaker,   b. 29 Oct 1887, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1958, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Edwin Shoemaker,   b. 28 Aug 1893, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1893, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Varnie Shoemaker,   b. 5 Nov 1895, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F1545  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lovina Snider,   b. 9 Oct 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1930  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1919  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F5672  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elisa,   b. 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Israel Shoemaker,   b. 1887, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F235601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Shoemaker, "was born February 17th, 1862. He was married to Eliza Burkhard, March 14th, 1886. They reside in Pilkington Township and have a family of one son named Israel."

      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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      Shoemaker, -- Joseph, was born on the Shoemaker homestead Feb. 10, 1862, and resided there until death, April 15, 1951; aged 89 y. 3 m. 5 d. Death was caused by Various physical disorders. In March, 1886, he married Eliza Burkhardt, who died in November, 1916. To this union were born 2 sons (Israel, living on the home farm, and Edwin, who died at birth). In December, 1919, he was united in marriage to Lovina Snider, who died in May, 1930. In his early manhood he united with the Mennonite Church and later became a charter member of the Floradale Mennonite Church where he remained a faithful member until death. The three and one-half years he regularly attended the Bethel Mennonite Church. He leaves to mourn 1 son and daughter-in-law, 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters (Jane-Mrs. Jake Dreisinger, Elmira, Ont.; Katie-Mrs. Dilman Brubacher, St. Jacobs, Ont.; and Rachel-Mrs. Noah Lichty, Floradale, Ont.), and many relatives and friends. Services were held at the Floradale Mennonite Church May 17, in charge of Newton L. Gingrich, assisted by O. D. Snider and Rufus Yutzi. Burial was made in the North Woolrich Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLIV , Number 24 - June 12, 1951 page 573, 574

  • 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..., 371.

    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..., 459.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-5 Page 12.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Joseph Shoemaker.
      Shoemaker, -- Joseph, was born on the Shoemaker homestead Feb. 10, 1862, and resided there until death, April 15, 1951; aged 89 y. 3 m. 5 d. Death was caused by Various physical disorders. In March, 1886, he married Eliza Burkhardt, who died in November, 1916. To this union were born 2 sons (Israel, living on the home farm, and Edwin, who died at birth). In December, 1919, he was united in marriage to Lovina Snider, who died in May, 1930. In his early manhood he united with the Mennonite Church and later became a charter member of the Floradale Mennonite Church where he remained a faithful member until death. The three and one-half years he regularly attended the Bethel Mennonite Church. He leaves to mourn 1 son and daughter-in-law, 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters (Jane-Mrs. Jake Dreisinger, Elmira, Ont.; Katie-Mrs. Dilman Brubacher, St. Jacobs, Ont.; and Rachel-Mrs. Noah Lichty, Floradale, Ont.), and many relatives and friends. Services were held at the Floradale Mennonite Church May 17, in charge of Newton L. Gingrich, assisted by O. D. Snider and Rufus Yutzi. Burial was made in the North Woolrich Cemetery.

    5. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div.. 17 Page 9.

    6. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 65.

    7. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 5 Page 8.

    8. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist. 16 Page 1.

    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..., 458.

    10. [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..., 328.

    11. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      George Shoemaker Res: Waterloo Twp. Occupation: Yeoman Magdalena Schneider Res: Waterloo Twp. married 15 Mar 1857 Waterloo Twp. by Banns Witnesses: Wilh. Bindemann & Louise Bindemann

    12. [S956] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Advertiser, "Woolwich Pioneer Dead," 6 Oct 1910.

    13. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Joseph Shoemaker Born: Township Woolwich Age: 57 Father: George Shoemaker Mother: Magdalena Snider Born: abt 1862 Spouse: Lovina Snider Age: 53 born: Township Woolwich Father: Henry Snider Mother: Mary Snider married 24 Dec 1919 married: Waterloo, Woolwich

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Feb 1862 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1919 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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