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

Menno M. Shoemaker[1]

Male 1845 - 1924  (79 years)


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  • Name Menno M. Shoemaker 
    Born 8 Mar 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1870  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Carpenter 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Carpenter 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Ch. of England 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Carpenter 
    Residence 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    C. Methodist 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Carpenter 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Carpenter 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Laborer, Street 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7156 
    Died 18 Aug 1924  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5152  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 

    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  [13
    Family ID F738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Esther Shantz,   b. 27 Dec 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1932, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1870  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 11, 14
    Children 
     1. Allen Shoemaker,   b. 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Samuel Allan Shoemaker,   b. 8 Jan 1872, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1893, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     3. Rebecca Mary Shoemaker,   b. 6 Mar 1874, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1936, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Clara Shoemaker,   b. 28 Apr 1876, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Emma Lorraine Shoemaker,   b. 4 Dec 1880, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1951  (Age 70 years)
     6. Harvey Shoemaker,   b. 15 Jul 1886, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Olive Esther Shoemaker,   b. 25 Apr 1898, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F1623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Esther Shantz,   b. 1847, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Nov 1870  [12
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F274095  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Menno Shoemaker, "was born March 8th, 1845. He is married to Esther Shantz and resides in Berlin and is a carpenter by trade. They have a family of five 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..., 417.

    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..., 475.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-5 Page 2.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 29.
      Meno SHOEMAKER Birthplace: Canada Age 7 Sweborgian b. 9-Mar

    5. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Bridegroom Name: Menno Schuhmacher Age: 25 Res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Abraham & Mary Schuhmacher Bride: Name: Ester Schantz Age: 22 Res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Sam. & Rebeca Schantz Witness(S): Name: Sam. Bowmann Res: Waterloo Tp. Name: Emilia Schantz Res: Waterloo Tp. Date of Marriage: Nvo. 29, 1870

    6. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div. 2 Pg. 55.

    7. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 36 Page 13.

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

    9. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 15.

    10. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub District 29 Page 19.

    11. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 38.

    12. [S514] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1871, Sect. 3 Page 15.

    13. [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.

    14. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 15 Dec 1870.
      Nov. 29, 1870 Esther Schantz and Menno Schneider [should read Shoemaker], both of Waterloo Tp., by Rev. Tuerk

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Nov 1870 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ch. of England - 1871 - 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 MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Methodist - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Street - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Aug 1924 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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