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

Jacob Schwartz[1, 2]

Male 1819 - 1861  (42 years)


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  • Name Jacob Schwartz 
    Born 1 Jan 1819  , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00108-6492 
    Died 22 Apr 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 7, 8
    Buried Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I5324  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Christian Schwartz,   b. 20 Aug 1784, Tonamencin Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1848, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Sophia Ruth,   b. 23 Aug 1787, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1880, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Family ID F1652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maria Hunsperger,   b. 13 Jun 1821, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1896  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1840  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 9
    Children 
     1. Leah Schwartz,   b. 3 Oct 1841, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Amos Schwartz,   b. 8 Apr 1843, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Isaac Schwartz,   b. 8 Apr 1845, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Catharine Schwartz,   b. 2 Nov 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Menno Schwartz,   b. 8 Feb 1849, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1849, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Jacob Schwartz,   b. 9 Feb 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1901, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     7. Abraham H. Swartz,   b. 12 Mar 1852, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1932, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     8. Simon Schwartz,   b. 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. David Schwartz,   b. 24 May 1854, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1854, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Rev. Simon H. Schwartz,   b. 5 Aug 1855, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1942  (Age 86 years)
     11. Mary Schwartz,   b. 11 Nov 1859, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F827  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Schwartz
     2. Rev. Simon H. Schwartz,   b. 5 Aug 1855, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1942  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F257614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Schwartz, "was born January 1st, 1819. In 1841 he was married to Maria, daughter of Abraham and Catharine (Bergey) Honsberger. She was born June 13th, 1821. Soon after their marriage they moved on a farm about a mile west of the Manheim school house. The farm is now possessed by Mr. Jacob S. Hallman, reeve of Wilmot. Here Mr. Schwartz died April 22nd, 1861. The widow is still living and has her home with her daughter, Mary, who resides in Berlin. To Mr. and Mrs. Schwartz were born ten 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. [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..., 814.

    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..., 366.

    3. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 [now Mannheim Mennonite] Internet Link.
      (eroded) Jacob Swartz/ born Jan. 1, 1819/ died/ Apr. 24, 1861/ aged/ 42 years/ 3 mo & 23 d's

    4. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 3 Pg 5.
      Jacob SHWARTZ Farmer USA Mennonite 33
      Marie SHWARTZ USA Mennonite 30
      Lea SHWARTZ Ontario Mennonite 11
      Amos SHWARTZ Ontario Mennonite 10
      Isac SHWARTZ Ontario Mennonite 8
      Cathr. SHWARTZ Ontario Mennonite 6
      Jacob SHWARTZ Ontario Mennonite 2

    5. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      Rev'd Jacob Huether, Minister Of The Gospel Of The Evangelical Lutheran Church, Preston
      Jacob Schwartz, Of Waterloo, To Marie Hunsperger, Of Wilmot. 27 Oct. 1840.

    6. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 3 Pg 5.

    7. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 56.

    8. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 3 Page 5.

    9. [S28] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Preston - Saint Peter's Lutheran.
      Jacob SCHWARTZ, of Waterloo, to Marie HUNSPERGER, of Wilmot. 27 Oct. 1840

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1819 - , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Oct 1840 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Apr 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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