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

John F. Shoemaker

Male 1831 - 1905  (73 years)


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  • Name John F. Shoemaker 
    Born 24 May 1831  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7085 
    Died 14 Feb 1905  [4
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I4989  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father John D. Shoemaker,   b. 26 Dec 1800, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1895  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Catharine Fried,   b. 22 Feb 1801, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1823  [9, 10
    Family ID F1559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Sherington,   b. 26 May 1832, , Atlantic Ocean Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1906  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1854  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Mathew Shoemaker,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Angeline Shoemaker,   b. 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Alfred Shoemaker,   b. 10 Jul 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     4. Rachel Ann Shoemaker,   b. 5 May 1859, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1909, Leetonia, Columbiana, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     5. John Adam Shoemaker,   b. 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Jane Shoemaker,   b. 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Harriet Shoemaker,   b. 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Mary M. Shoemaker,   b. 14 Apr 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Isabella Shoemaker,   b. 28 Sep 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Esther Lillie Shoemaker,   b. Aug 1875, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age ~ 89 years)
     11. Reuben Eleazar Shoemaker,   b. 23 May 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1567  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John F. Shoemaker, "was born May 24th, 1831. He is a builder and carpenter by trade but the last number of years he has followed farming and owns a beautiful farm adjoining the village of Breslau. He is married to Ann Sherington. Their family consists of eight children"


      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..., 464.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 8.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 69.

    4. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      John F.Shoemaker / born May 24,1831 / died Feb.14,1905 / aged 73 yrs 8 mo.21 dys / Ann Sherrington / Relict of John F.Shoemaker / born May 27 1832 / died Apr.15,1906 / aged 73 yrs.10 mo.19 dys / A light is from our household gone / A voice we loved is still'd / A place is vacant at our hearth / Which never can be filled

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 40 Household Number 187.

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 45.

    7. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 40.

    8. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 12 Page 87.

    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..., 462.

    10. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, November 15, 1895 - Obituary of John D. Shoemaker.

    11. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      John F. Shoemaker, joiner of Waterloo Twp. married 4 Jun 1854 in Waterloo Twp by License to Anna Sherington of Waterloo Twp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 May 1831 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jun 1854 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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