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

John B. Schmidt[1, 2, 3]

Male 1835 - 1911  (75 years)


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  • Name John B. Schmidt 
    Born 30 Jun 1835  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Christened 2 Aug 1835  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gender Male 
    Name Johannes Schmitt 
    Name John B. Schmitt 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Laborer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1873  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00104-5802 
    Died 23 Mar 1911  [13
    Cause: killed by electric car 
    Person ID I5231  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Rev. Dr. George R. Schmitt,   b. 23 Nov 1809, Muhlhausen, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Salome "Sally" Becker,   b. 28 Feb 1811, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1831  Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1637  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Hallman,   b. 28 Feb 1836, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1868, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Children 
     1. Joseph H. Schmidt,   b. 22 Apr 1855, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1923  (Age 67 years)
     2. Noah Schmidt,   b. Abt 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Schmidt,   b. 31 Oct 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1921  (Age 64 years)
     4. Leah Schmidt,   b. 10 Apr 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1928, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Susannah H. Schmidt,   b. 25 Aug 1860, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1938, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Salome Schmidt,   b. 30 Apr 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1864  (Age 1 years)
     7. Nancy Schmidt,   b. 29 May 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1865  (Age 0 years)
     8. Elizabeth "Betsy" Schmitt,   b. 22 Aug 1868, Bond, Ionia Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1962, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1643  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Magdalena Hallman,   b. 1838, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1893, East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1872  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Adeline Schmitt,   b. 6 Jan 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1944, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Rev. Moses H. Schmitt,   b. 13 Aug 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1947, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Herman Schmitt,   b. 30 Mar 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jonathan Schmitt,   b. 15 Jul 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1949, Red Deer, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Lucinda Schmitt,   b. 17 Jul 1881, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1957, North Battleford, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1644  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Catharine B. Shantz,   b. 17 Aug 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1917, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1898  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F18770  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Schmidt, "was born June 30th, 1835. He was married to Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph Hallman, and after her decease to Magdalena, daughter of John Hallman. The first union was blessed with eight children, three of whom are dead, and with the second wife there were five children. In 1893 he sold his farm in Wilmot Township and purchased the old homestead of the late Isaac Eby, two miles east of Berlin."


      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. [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..., 760.

    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..., 763.

    3. [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..., 652.

    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..., 263.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, #014766-1898 (Waterloo Co):.
      John B. SCHMITT, 62, widower, farmer, Wilmot Tp, Waterloo Tp, s/o George R. & Saloma, married Catherine WEBER, 53, widow, waterloo Tp, same, d/o Noah C. & Hannah.witn: M. B. SNYDER, Waterloo Tp, Jacob B SHRUB, Wilmot Tp. 9 Oct 1898 at Waterloo Tp.

    6. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 9.

    7. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Johannes Schmitt, s/o George & Salome, b. 30 Jun 1835, bapt. 2 Aug 1835 Wilmot, sponsors: Johann Schmitt, George Groff, Margaretha Henhardt

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Magdalena Hallman Born: Tp of Dumfries Age: 32 Father: John Hallman Mother: Sally Hallman Born: abt 1840 Spouse: John B Schmitt Age: 36 born: Tp of Wilmot Father: George R Schmitt Mother: Salomy Schmitt married 19 Mar 1872 married: Waterloo, Mannheim

    9. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 45.

    10. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 4 Page 15.

    11. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 49.

    12. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Adlina Schmitt Date of Birth: 6 Jan 1873 Gender: Female Birth County: Waterloo Father's Name: John B Schmitt (farmer of Wilmot Twp.) Mother's Name: Magdalena Hallman

    13. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 15, 1917 - Obituary of Catharine B. Schantz.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Jun 1835 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 2 Aug 1835 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1873 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Oct 1898 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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