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

Henry S. Shoemaker[1]

Male 1841 - 1877  (36 years)


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  • Name Henry S. Shoemaker 
    Born 21 Aug 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7121 
    Died 24 Nov 1877  Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 7, 8
    Cause: typhoid fever 
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I5084  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Father George D. Shoemaker,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Nancy,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F4650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father George D. Shoemaker,   b. 5 Oct 1803, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1897, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Anna "Nancy" Shuh,   b. 31 Dec 1808, York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1895  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1830  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catharine "Katie" Weber,   b. 15 Nov 1846, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1922  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 28 Aug 1864  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 14
    Children 
     1. Isabella Shoemaker,   b. 28 May 1865, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1877, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     2. Lidsom Shoemaker,   b. 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lydia Ann Shoemaker,   b. 19 Sep 1866, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Albert Shoemaker,   b. 3 Jan 1868, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1868, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Ellen Shoemaker,   b. 3 Jul 1869, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Jorias Shoemaker,   b. 1871, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Urias Shoemaker,   b. 18 Mar 1872, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Isak Shoemaker,   b. 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Isaiah Shoemaker,   b. 27 Jul 1873, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. John Shoemaker,   b. 1 May 1875, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1875, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. George Shoemaker,   b. 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. George W. Shoemaker,   b. 6 Jul 1876, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Henry W. Shoemaker,   b. 25 May 1878, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F1600  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Isabella Shoemaker,   b. 28 May 1865, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1877, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F255377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Henry Shoemaker, "was born August 21st, 1841, and died in Conestogo where he resided, November 24th, 1877. He was a good scholar and an expert in mathematics. The trade of his choice was waggon building which he carried on until his death which was caused by typhoid fever. On October 28th, 1864, he was married to Catharine Weber who was born December 15th, 1846. She is still living and resides on corner of Ahrens and Frederick Streets, Berlin. Their family consisted of nine 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. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      Henry is referred to as Henry S. on his tombstone

    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..., 469.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 23.
      Henry SHOEMAKER Birthplace: Canada Age 11 Mennonite b. 21-Aug

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 1 Pg 27.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 6 Dec 1877.
      Died 24 Nov 1877 In Conestogo Henry S. Schumacher at the age of 36 years.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 3 Jan 1878.
      Died 29 Dec 1877 Isabella Schumacher, daughter of the former Heinrich Schumacher died in Conestogo at the age of 12 years

    7. [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..., 581.

    8. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 61.

    9. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    10. [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..., 468.

    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..., 357.

    12. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, January 1, 1898 - Obituary of George Shoemaker.

    13. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 1 Page 24.

    14. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 2 Sep 1864.
      "Shoemaker - Weaver: Aug. 28: Mr. Henry S. Shoemaker, to Miss Catharine W. Weaver, of Woolwich."

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Aug 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Aug 1864 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: typhoid fever - 24 Nov 1877 - Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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