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

Lydia Shirk

Female 1885 - 1981  (95 years)


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  • Name Lydia Shirk 
    Born 9 Apr 1885  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Snider 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1954  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00101-5674 
    Died 20 Jan 1981  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I70338  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Peter Shirk,   b. 11 Nov 1839, Canarvon Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1919  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Martin,   b. 2 Mar 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1895, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F1443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Addison S. Snider,   b. 27 May 1886, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1909  [11
    Children 
     1. Verna Idell Snider,   b. 1911,   d. 28 Jul 1976, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Jonas Myrle Snider,   b. 3 Feb 1912,   d. 3 Jul 1913  (Age 1 years)
     3. Greta Lenore Snider,   b. Abt 1914,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Walton Clarke Snider,   b. 1921,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F6580  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lydia Shirk, "was born April 9th, 1885."


      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.].

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      Snider, Lydia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Shirk, was born at Bridgeport, Ont., Apr. 9, 1885; died at Kitchener, Ont., Jan. 20, 1981; aged 95 y. She was married to Addison Snider, who died in 1962. Surviving are one daughter (Gerta-Mrs. Albert Hunsberger), one son (Walton C.), 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son (Merle) and one daughter (Verna-Mrs. Milton Good). She was a member of Erb Street Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held Jan.22, in charge of Wilmer Martin; interment in First Mennonite Cemetery


      Gospel Herald - Volume 74, Number 8 - February 24, 1981 - page 166

  • 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..., 244.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 9.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 24, 1981 - Obituary of Lydia Shirk.

    4. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 3.

    5. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 10.

    6. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Addison D. Snyder - 18 Feb 1954 pg 5.

    7. [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..., 243.

    8. [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..., 42.

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Magdelina Martin Born: Woolwich Res: Woolwich Age: 21 Born: abt 1845 Father: John Martin Mother: Nancy Martin Spouse: Peter Sherk Age: 26 Born: abt 1840 born: PA Res: Waterloo Father: Christ Sherk Mother: Elizabeth Sherk married 5 Jun 1866

    10. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 14 Jun 1866.
      June 5, 1866 Peter Scherch of Waterloo and Magdalena Martin of Woolwich, by Rev. Hegy

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 28, 1962 - Obituary of Addson S. Snider.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Apr 1885 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1954 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jan 1981 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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