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

David Miller Shoemaker[1]

Male 1839 - 1920  (80 years)


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  • Name David Miller Shoemaker 
    Born 28 Sep 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Historic Building Abt 1860  34 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    The Shoemaker-Lackner House 
    • House built by David Shoemaker in 1860 in the late Classic Revival Style with three bay windows on each side. Built of white brick. Later owned by Dr. H. G. Lackner and was used as office and residence. Demolished by the Economical Insurance Company.
    Residence 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Swedenborgan 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    New Jerusalem 
    Elected Office 1877  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    councillor - Kitchener 
    • Years Served: 1877, 1878-79
    Name D. M. Shoemaker 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    United Bretheren 
    Retired 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7147 
    Died 23 Sep 1920  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5126  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father Abraham D. Shoemaker,   b. 16 Feb 1809, Skippack Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Maria "Mary" Miller,   b. 20 Nov 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1834  [2
    Family ID F738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Abraham D. Shoemaker,   b. 16 Feb 1809, Skippack Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mary Miller,   b. 1814, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F273948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane Ann Hammacher,   b. 3 Oct 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 7 Aug 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Children 
     1. Simon Shoemaker,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lucinda Shoemaker,   b. 9 Aug 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 83 years)
     3. Ida Minerva Shoemaker,   b. 1 Sep 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958  (Age 94 years)
     4. Allen Shoemaker,   b. 26 Sep 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 78 years)
     5. Simpson Shoemaker,   b. 25 Jul 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1949  (Age 78 years)
     6. Mary Jane Shoemaker,   b. 10 Mar 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     7. Wesley Shoemaker,   b. 30 May 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane Hammacher,   b. 1834, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Aug 1860  [10
    Children 
     1. Lucinda Shoemaker,   b. 1860, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ida Shoemaker,   b. 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Allen Shoemaker,   b. 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Simpson Shoemaker,   b. Jul 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F273949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David M. Shoemaker, "was born September 28th, 1839. On August 7th, 1860, he was married to Jane Ann Hamacher. They reside on his father's old homestead. He has held the office of councilor for a number of years both in the township of Waterloo and also in the town of Berlin. They have a family of six 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.].

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      Shoemaker, David M., proprietor saw and grist mill. Has been Reeve of Berlin since January, 1877. Mr. Shoemaker was born in the township in 1839.

      Illustrated Atlas of the County of Waterloo, H. Parsel & Co., Toronto - 1881

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 780.

    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..., 473.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 15.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 29.
      David SHOEMAKER Labourer Birthplace: Canada Age 13 Sweborgian b. 28-Sep

    5. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 5 Oct 1839:37.
      28 Sept 1839 On Saturday, the family of Abraham D. Schumacher was blessed with a son.

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 17.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 16.

    8. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 11 Page 83.

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      David Shoemaker, 21, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Abraham and Mary, married 7 Aug 1860 Jane Hamaker, 24, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Benjamin and Susannah

    10. [S2746] aaaaWaterloo Township 1871, Sect. 1 Page 47.

    11. [S1209] Book - An Architechural Survey of Berlin, The Central Area, Report of the Shoemaker-Lackner House 34 Queen Street North, Kitchener.

    12. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 3.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Sep 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - The Shoemaker-Lackner House - Abt 1860 - 34 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Aug 1860 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Swedenborgan - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - New Jerusalem - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - councillor - Kitchener - 1877 - Kitchener, 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 - United Bretheren - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Sep 1920 - Waterloo Twp., 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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