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Elvin Valores Snyder

Elvin Valores Snyder

Male 1900 - 1985  (85 years)

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  • Name Elvin Valores Snyder 
    Born 1 Apr 1900  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1933  , , Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    missionary 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-94414 
    Died 6 Dec 1985  Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I94414  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Ozias Snyder,   b. 13 Nov 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1930, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Barbara S. Burkholder,   b. 11 Sep 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1908  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1897  Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F6922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Ada Fretz,   b. 13 Mar 1903, Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1974, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1928  [2
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F34713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Esther Brunk,   b. Abt 1905,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 29 Oct 1978  [2
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F34714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Apr 1900 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - missionary - 1933 - , , Argentina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Dec 1985 - Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Snyder, Elvin Valores 1900-1985.jpg
    Snyder, Elvin Valores 1900-1985.jpg
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  • Notes 
    • Snyder, Elvin Valores (1900-1985)

      (1 April 1900-6 December 1985). Born near Breslau, ON to Ozias and Barbara Snyder, Elvin Snyder studied at Toronto Bible College (1925), Goshen College (BA, 1927), and Southwest Texas State Teachers College (MA, 1952). He married Mary Adah Fretz in 1928 and, after her death in 1974, married Esther Brunk Fadner in 1978.
      Snyder served in a wide variety of mission projects including those in Toronto (1922-25); Canton, Ohio (1927-28); Trenque Lauquen, America, and Carlos Casares, Argentina (1928-47); Chicago (1947-49); Lost Creek, KY (1949-50); Mathis, TX (1950-53); Puerto Rico (1953-65): and Corpus Christi, TX (1966-67). In his later years he taught in the Spanish department at Eastern Mennonite College (1971-73) and provided pastoral leadership to the Milwaukee Mennonite Church (1973-75). Snyder served variously as an orphanage director, language instructor, Bible institute director, editor and pastor.11a


      Steiner, Sam. "Snyder, Elvin Valores (1900-1985)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1990. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 14 Nov 2005 <https://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/S643ME.html>

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      Snyder
      .- Elvin, former missionary, 85, died on Dec. 6 in Elkhart, Ind. He was a Mennonite Board of Missions worker in Argentina 1928-47 and in Puerto Rico 1953-64. Snyder also served as a pastor in Texas and Wisconsin and as a Spanish instructor at Eastern Mennonite College.


      Gospel Herald -17 -- Volume 78, Number 51 -December 17, 1985, pages 888-890.

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      Snyder.- Elvin V., was born at Breslau, Ont., Apr. 1, 1900; died at Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart, Ind., Dec. 6, 1985; aged 85 y. On June 28, 1928, he was married to Mary Fretz, who died on Jan. 5, 1974. On Oct. 29, 1978, he was married to Esther M. Brunk Fadner, who survives. Also surviving are 4 daughters (Edye-Mrs. Arnoldo Casas, Grace-Mrs. Bill Davidson, Betty-Mrs. James Stemen and Ester-Mrs. David DeFehr), one son (Mario 0.), 12 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and one sister (Ada-Mrs. Jake Rudy). He was a missionary for many years with the Mennonite Board of Missions. He served in Argentina, Puerto Rico and south Texas. He taught at Eastern Mennonite College from 1970 to 1973 and was pastor of Spanish Mennonite Church in Milwaukee. Funeral services were held at Prairie Street Mennonite Church on Dec. 9, in charge of Charles D. Cooper and Dorsa J. Mishler.3a

      3aGospel Herald -31 - Volume 78, Number 53 -December 31, 1985, pages 924, 927, 928.

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 7.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 31, 1985 - Obituary of Elvin Valores Snyder.

    3. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Div. 5 Page 1.

    4. [S59] News - ON, Waterloo - unknown newspaper, Obituary of Eleanor Snyder abt 21 Feb 1933.

    5. [S18] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration index (needs checking to original registration), 016056-1897.