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

Allen Shoemaker[1, 2, 3]

Male 1866 - 1945  (78 years)


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  • Name Allen Shoemaker 
    Born 26 Sep 1866  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Name Allan Schumacher  [10
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    United Bretheren 
    Occupation 1886  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7150 
    Died 1945  [6
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I5133  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    Father David Miller Shoemaker,   b. 28 Sep 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1920, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother 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  [4, 11
    Family ID F610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father David Schumacher,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jane Ann,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F286403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catharine Oberholtzer,   b. 4 Dec 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1890, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1886  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 12
    Children 
     1. David Lorne Shoemaker,   b. 25 Mar 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1890  (Age 0 years)
     2. Alma Shoemaker,   b. Abt 1895,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F1615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Simpson,   b. 24 Apr 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1894  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Children 
     1. Euphemia Shoemaker,   b. 10 Jun 1895, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Irene Shoemaker,   b. Oct 1897, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. A. Jannie Irene Shoemaker,   b. 26 Oct 1897, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974  (Age 76 years)
     4. Charles C. Shoemaker,   b. 16 May 1900, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1900  (Age 0 years)
     5. Marybelle Shoemaker,   b. May 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1972  (Age ~ 69 years)
     6. Cecil Shoemaker,   b. Jan 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F1616  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Allan Shoemaker, "was born September 26th, 1866. On July 16th, 1886, he was married to Catherine Oberholtzer who died in Berlin, April 6th, 1890. They had a family of two children. On January 3rd, 1894, he was again married to Mary Simpson. They reside at home on his father's farm which he manages."


      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..., 143.

    2. [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.

    3. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11875-86.
      Allen Schumacher, 19, occ. Farmer, b. Canada, res. Waterloo, son of David and Jane Ann, married Catherine Oberholtzer, 22, b. Canada, res. Berlin, daughter of John and Anna Bucher, Witness: Gleason Oberholtzer and Lizzie Hett, both of Berlin, 16 June 1886 at Berlin

    4. [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.

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

    6. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      Shoemaker/ Allen Shoemaker/ 1866-1945/ his beloved wife/ Mary Simpson/ 1866-1941/ rest in peace/ Shoemaker A. J. Irene/ 1897-1974 B. Marybelle/ 1902-1972 C. Mother D. Father

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

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

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

    10. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 Apr 1890.
      Apr 6, 1890 Catharine Schumacher, née Oberholtzer, wife of Allan Schumacher, died in Berlin at age of 26 years & 4 months.

    11. [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

    12. [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..., 474.

    13. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012211-94.
      Allen SHOEMAKER, 27, yeoman, Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Twp, widower, s/o David SHOEMAKER & Jane Ann HAYMAKER married Mary SIMPSON, 27, Woolwich, Floradale, d/o Thomas & Euphemia, witn: Simpson SHOEMAKER of Waterloo Twp & Maggie SIMPSON of Floradale, 3 January 1894 (no location given)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Sep 1866 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Bretheren - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1886 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jul 1886 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jan 1894 - , 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1921 - 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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