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

David B. Schmitt[1]

Male 1847 - 1895  (48 years)


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  • Name David B. Schmitt 
    Born 13 Oct 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Name David B. Schmidt 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00104-5809 
    Died 14 Dec 1895  [3
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I5244  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    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  [9
    Family ID F1637  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leah Eshleman,   b. 29 Mar 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1916  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1871  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8, 10
    Children 
     1. Moses Schmitt,   b. Abt 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Josiah E. Schmitt,   b. 23 Aug 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Samuel E. Schmitt,   b. 19 Aug 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. Jacob Schmitt,   b. 15 Apr 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. David Schmitt,   b. 24 Feb 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1955, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. George E. Schmitt,   b. 10 Jun 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 59 years)
     7. Simon Schmitt,   b. 23 Nov 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David Schmidt, "was born October 13th, 1847. He is married to Leah Eshelman and resides on a farm near Manheim."


      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..., 661.

    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..., 265.

    3. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Schmitt/ David B. Schmidt/ born Oct. 13, 1847-died Dec. 14, 1895/ aged 48 yrs 2 mo 1 dy/ Leah Eshleman, his wife/ born Mar. 29, 1846-died Sept. 12, 1916/ aged 70 yrs 5 mo 14 ds

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      David B Schmidt Born: Wilmot Tp Age: 23 Father: George Schmidt Mother: Salome Schmidt Born: abt 1848 Spouse: Lea Eschelmann Age: 25 born: Monheim Wilmot Ont Father: David Eschelmann Mother: Esther Eschelmann married 5 Feb 1871

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 17.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 12.

    7. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 15 Page 96.

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 2 Mar 1871.
      Feb. 5, 1871 David Schmidt of Wilmot and Lea Eschelmann of Mannheim, by Rev. Spring

    9. [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.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 5, 1916 - Obituary of Leah Eshleman.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Oct 1847 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Feb 1871 - New Hamburg, 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 MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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