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

Benjamin Snyder, Sr.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1798 - 1861  (63 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Snyder 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 15 Jan 1798  Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6230 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone Image 
    Died 18 Apr 1861  [6, 9
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I554  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Jacob Yost Schneider,   b. 24 Jan 1764, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Maria "Mary" Erb,   b. 2 Mar 1766, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1835, Near Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1790  [11
    Family ID F637  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine G. Saltzberger,   b. 1 Jul 1806, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1869, Near Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1823  [6
    Children 
     1. Samuel S. Snider,   b. 8 Nov 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     2. John S. Snyder,   b. 24 Mar 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Joseph Salzberger Snyder,   b. 27 Jun 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1910  (Age 82 years)
     4. Veronica "Franie" "Frances" Snyder,   b. 17 Jun 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895  (Age 65 years)
     5. Peter Snyder,   b. 30 Jun 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1895  (Age 63 years)
     6. Mary Ann Snyder,   b. 18 Oct 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1916, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Dilman Snyder,   b. 11 Jul 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1918  (Age 84 years)
     8. Magdalena Snyder,   b. 1 Feb 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Daniel S. Snyder,   b. 5 Dec 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1916  (Age 78 years)
     10. Elizabeth S. Snyder,   b. 6 Nov 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. Benjamin S. Snyder,   b. 13 Nov 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1908  (Age 68 years)
     12. Moses S. Snyder,   b. 24 Jul 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1920  (Age 78 years)
     13. Nancy Snyder,   b. 22 Nov 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1854  (Age 6 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Snyder, "was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, January 15th, 1798. When a lad of eight years of age his parents moved to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, Ontario, near Bloomingdale, where he was raised. On October 21st, 1823, he was married to Catharine, daughter of John Philip and Veronica (Gingerich) Saltzberger. She was born June 1st, 1806, and died January 3rd, 1869. After his marriage he moved a little to the north of Bloomingdale where he was the owner of several hundred acres of land. He died April 18th, 1861, leaving a family of thirteen 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..., 314.

    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..., 580.

    3. [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..., 172.

    4. [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..., 689.

    5. [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..., 214.

    6. [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..., 326.

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 103.

    8. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 7 Page 46.

    9. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      Benjamin Snyder/ Died/ April 18th 1861/ Aged 63 Yrs 3 Mo./ 18 days/ Father we trust a place is given,/ Among the saints with Christ in Heaven./ Davidson Guelph

    10. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 100.

    11. [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..., 308.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1798 - Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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