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

Magdalena Shoemaker

Female 1879 - 1958  (78 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Shoemaker 
    Born 14 Oct 1879  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena Weber 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7120 
    Died 1958 
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5083  Generations
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2020 

    Father Benjamin Shoemaker,   b. 21 Jan 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1918  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary Shantz,   b. 16 Jan 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1890, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Family ID F1595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Urias K. Weber,   b. 28 Nov 1879, Wallace Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 91 years) 
    Children 
     1. Olive Weber,   b. 2 Dec 1899, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Gordon S. Weber,   b. 20 Jul 1901, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1973, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Howard S. Weber,   b. 13 Feb 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1990  (Age 88 years)
     4. Stanley S. Weber,   b. 16 May 1904, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Ruby S. Weber,   b. Nov 1907, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Weber,   b. Sep 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Edna Anne Weber,   b. 4 Jun 1915, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1986  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F6311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Shoemaker, "youngest in family, was born October 14th, 1879. She is home with her father and is a great favorite among all the members of her father's and her grandfather's family. She used to be kind of a pet with some of the teachers in school."


      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. Urias K. Weber, 78, of 142 Courtland Ave. East, died yesterday in the K-W Hospital. The wife of Rev. Urias K. Weber, she was a native of Waterloo Township. The former Magdalena Shoemaker, she was last surviving member of her family. A charter member of the church, Mrs. Weber was also a member of the Women's Missionary Association. She and Rev. Mr. Weber were married in 1899 in Kitchener. Surviving are five sons and four daughters. They are Gordon and Howard of Kitchener, Stanley of New Dundee, Edward of Waterloo and Paul of Oakville, and Mrs. Irvin (Olive) Eby, Miss Ruby Weber and Miss Edna Weber, all of Kitchener, and Mrs. Maurice (Mary) Plummer of Waterloo. A son, Harold, predeceased her. There are 23 granchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. The body will be at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home until Thursday at 1 p. m. when removal will be made to the church where a service will be conducted at 3 p. m. by Rev. Wilfred Ulrich, pastor. Contributions to the Women's Missionary Society of the church will be accepted as expressions of sympathy.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 1958

  • 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..., 469.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 8.

    3. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 25.

    4. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 8.

    5. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 24.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 25 Feb 1864.
      Feb. 23, 1864 Maria Schantz and Benjamin Schumacher, both of Waterloo Tp., by Rev. Bindemann

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1879 - Woolwich 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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