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

Jacob R. Schmitt

Male 1845 - 1936  (90 years)


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  • Name Jacob R. Schmitt 
    Born 1 Feb 1845  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Name George R. Schmidt 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    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
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number 00104-5799.1000 
    Died 8 Jan 1936  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Buried Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I80493  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Johannes R. "John Schmitt,   b. 1 Nov 1806, Mulhausen, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1882  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Margaret Roth,   b. 1806, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Nov 1831  [9
    Family ID F1641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Hamel,   b. 17 Sep 1856, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1928, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Schmidt,   b. 15 Jun 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Rosina "Rose" Schmidt,   b. 11 Feb 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jacob H. Schmidt,   b. 2 Jul 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1960, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Lewis H. "Louis" Schmidt,   b. 23 Aug 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1944, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. John Schmidt,   b. 6 Mar 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925  (Age 38 years)
     6. Lovina Schmitt,   b. 6 Oct 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1926  (Age < 39 years)
     7. Ida Katherine Edith Schmitt,   b. 25 Apr 1890, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1932, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     8. Margaret Schmidt,   b. 13 Jun 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. George H. Schmidt,   b. 27 Mar 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914  (Age 19 years)
     10. Clara Schmidt,   b. 6 Jul 1897, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Gordon Schmidt,   b. 20 Nov 1899, 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 F20929  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob R. Schmitt - Another of the early pioneers of Wilmot Township has been called to his eternal rest in the person of Jacob R. Schmitt who passed away at the home of his son-in-law, Mr. George Z. Lantz, on Wednesday, January 8th, at the ripe old age of 90 years, 11 months and 7 days. The deceased was born in Wilmot Township on the farm near Berlet's Corner where he farmed until he retired about 13 years ago, and which at present is owned by his son-in-law, Herbert Lantz. The deceased enjoyed good health until about two months ago. A twin brother, George R. Schmitt, of Plattsville, passed away a few years ago.

      The late Mr. Schmitt was married to Mary Hamel who predeceased him eight years ago. Their union was blessed with fourteen children of whom seven survive, namely, Mrs. Geo. Z. Lantz, Philipsburg, Mrs. Albert Mueller, Waterloo, Jacob, of Galt, Louis H., of Waterloo, Mrs. Herbert Lantz, Wilmot, Mrs. Norman Zimmerman, Wilmot, Gordon Schmitt, of Kitchener. One son George was killed in action in the Great War. Another son, John, died a year ago and two daughters, Ida and Lovina, predeceased him a few years ago, and the others died in infancy.
      The funeral will be held this Friday afternoon from the home of Mr. George Z. Lantz to the Philipsburg Lutheran Church, of which the deceased was a faithful lifelong member. Interment will be made in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. H.R. Mosig, of New Hamburg, and Rev. Mr. Hamester, of North Easthope, will be in charge of the funeral services.

      Kitchener Daily Record - 9 Jan 1936

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 1.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 7.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 21.

    4. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Wilmot Twp. 1911 Div. 9 Page 10.

    5. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 5 Page 11.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 50.

    7. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Jacob R. Schmitt - 9 Jan 1936.

    8. [S983] Funeral Card - Various in Private Hands, Jacob R. Schmitt's Funeral Card - possession of Chris Ehrat.
      Funeral Card
      Funeral Card
      Jacob R. Schmitt, father-in-law of Mr. George Z. Lantz


    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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Feb 1845 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jan 1936 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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