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

Magdalena "Lena" Shoemaker

Female 1844 - 1917  (73 years)


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  • Name Magdalena "Lena" Shoemaker 
    Born 16 Jan 1844  Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Lena Shoemaker 
    Name Magdalena "Lena" Israel 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    W. Methodist 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Evangelical Methodist 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Evangelical 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7072 
    Died 1 Apr 1917  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I4950  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2024 

    Father Jacob D. Shoemaker,   b. 24 Nov 1799, Swamp Creek, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years) 
    Mother Jane Dunbar,   b. 8 Feb 1798, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1823  , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13
    Family ID F1488  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Israel,   b. 28 Apr 1842, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1926, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1 Aug 1868  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 9
    Children 
     1. Maria Israel,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Katie Israel,   b. 27 Apr 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Urias Israel,   b. 18 Feb 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1941, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Salome Israel,   b. 21 Jul 1870, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jane Israel,   b. 5 Jun 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Matilda Adeline Israel,   b. 5 May 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1880, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     7. Elizabeth Israel,   b. 17 Sep 1876, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age 80 years)
     8. Mary Ann Israel,   b. Aug 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Alberta Israel,   b. 16 Nov 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1970  (Age 89 years)
     10. Emma Israel,   b. 9 Apr 1886, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2024 
    Family ID F24529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Shoemaker, "was born January 16th, 1844. On August 13th, 1867, she was married to George Israel. They reside on the old "Henry Woods Farm" near Williamsburg. Their family consists of seven children, of whom one is dead."

      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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      MRS. GEORGE ISRAEL.

      Magdalena Shoemaker, wife of Mr. George Israel of Kitchener, passed away at her home on Sanday after an illness of about one year. Deceased was 73 years of age, being born in Waterloo Township, January 16th. 1844. Mrs. Israel was well known in this city and the news of her death will be received with extreme regret among a wide circle of friends. She is survived by one sou and five daughters, Urias of Kitchener, Mrs. J. H. Shafer of Guernsey, Sask.. Mrs. E. S.. Liebler of Brown City, Mich.. Mrs. H. Dubrick, Mrs. N. Shafer and Miss Emma Israel all of this city. One sister, Mrs. Joseph Snyder of this city also survives.

      The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock from the residence and later from Zion Evangelical Church where services will be held. Interment will be made at Mount Hope Cemetery.

      The Chronicle Telegraph, 5 Apr 1917, p. 4

  • 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..., 461.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 9.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 30.
      Magdalena SHOEMAKER Birthplace: Canada Age 8 Mennonite b. 16-Jan

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      George Israel Born: Waterloo Township Res: Strasburg Age: 26 Born: abt 1842 Father: George Israel Mother: Salome Mahler Spouse: Lena Shoemaker Age: 28 Born: abt 1840 born: New Germany Waterloo Township Res: Waterloo Township Father: Jacob Schoemaker Mother: Jane Dumbar married 1 Aug 1868 married: Preston

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 3 Page 8.

    6. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 36 Page 13.

    7. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 55.

    8. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 11 Page 84.

    9. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 23.

    10. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53589846.

    11. [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..., 456.

    12. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Jacob D. Shoemaker - April 1, 1902.

    13. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Obituary of Jakob D. Schumacher.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jan 1844 - Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Aug 1868 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - W. Methodist - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical Methodist - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1917 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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