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

Elizabeth Shoemaker

Female 1838 - 1914  (76 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Shoemaker 
    Born 15 Jan 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Elisabeth Schumacher 
    Name Elizabeth Wilkie 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Income 
    Residence 1911  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7109 
    Died 12 Dec 1914  [3
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I5043  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2022 

    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  [8, 9
    Family ID F1559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family August Wilkie,   b. 28 Jul 1848, , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1907, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1873  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. John Wilkie,   b. 13 Nov 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 80 years)
     2. Simon August "Sam" Wilkie,   b. 15 Dec 1876, Rosendale, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1944, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Abraham Wilkie,   b. 3 Nov 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1901, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     4. Elizabeth Wilkie,   b. 19 Oct 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F1582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Elizabeth Shoemaker and August Wilkie
    Elizabeth Shoemaker and August Wilkie


    grameedonna originally shared this on 01 Feb 2012 to Ancestry Pubiic Member Tree

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Shoemaker, "was born January 15th, 1838. On January 19th, 1873, she was married to August W├╝lkie who was born July 28th, 1848. They reside in Bloomingdale, Ontario, and have a family of four 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..., 466.

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

    3. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Elizabeth Shoemaker / wife of / August Wilkie / died Dec.12,1914 / aged / 76 yrs.10 m.28d. / Earth has no sorrow / That heaven cannot heal

    4. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Bridegroom Name: August Wilke Age: 24 Res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Prussia Names of Parents: Christian & Christine Wilke Bride: Name: Elisabeth Schuhmacher Age: 35 Res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: John & Cathar. Schuhmacher Witness(S): Name: William Wilke Res: Waterloo Tp. Name: Friederica Wilke Res: Waterloo Tp. Date of Marriage: Jan. 19, 1873

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 41.

    6. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Division 2 (Bloomingdale) Page 3.

    7. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Waterloo Township, Sect. 1 Page 13.

    8. [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.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jan 1873 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich 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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