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

Rachel Shoemaker

Female 1873 - 1860


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  • Name Rachel Shoemaker 
    Died 12 Jul 1860  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 20 Oct 1873  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Rachel Lichty 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7055 
    Buried North Woolwich Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I4915  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    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  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Family ID F288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Noah Lichty,   b. 7 Jun 1873, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1945  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1898  [1
    Children 
     1. Isaac S. Lichty,   b. 13 Jan 1900, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Israel Lichty,   b. Abt 1902, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Clayton Lichty,   b. Abt 1904, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Kathy Lichty,   b. Abt 1906, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Emmeline Lichty,   b. Abt 1908, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F5668  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jul 1860 - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1873 - 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
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  • Notes 
    • Rachel Shoemaker, "was born October 20th, 1873. She is unmarried."


      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. [S8] News - Gospel Herald.
      Lichty, Rachel, daughter of George and Magdalene (Snider) Shoemaker, was born Oct. 21,1873, in Woolwich Twp., Ont.; died July 12, 1960, at Floradale, Ont.; aged 86 y. 8 m. 21 d. In 1898 she was married to Noah Lichty, who died in July, 1945. Surviving are 3 sons and 2 daughters (Isaac, Israel, and Clayton, Floradale, Ont.; Kathy--Mrs. Roy Hartzler, Goshen, Ind.; and Emmeline--Mrs. Herb Kritz, Kitchener), 14 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and one sister (Katy--Mrs. Dilman Brubacher, St. Jacobs, Ont.). She was a member of the Floradale Church, where funeral services were held July 15, in charge of Rufus Jutzi; interment in North Woolwich Cemetery.

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

    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..., 458.

    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..., 328.

    6. [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

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