Waterloo Region Generations
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Barbara Shoemaker

Barbara Shoemaker

Female 1824 - 1907  (83 years)

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    https://images.ourontario.ca/kitchener/details.asp?r=vs&ID=41997&number=51
    https://images.ourontario.ca/kitchener/details.asp?r=vs&ID=41997&number=51
    studio portrait of Jacob S. Shoemaker's (1798-1875) sisters and daughters. They are identified as follows: back row from left to right: Aunt Barbara Huber (Mrs. Henry), Aunt Mary Ann McNally (Mrs. John), Aunt Lena (Magdalena) Clemens (Mrs. Joel); middle row from left to right: Aunt Mary Myers (Mrs. Michael), Aunt Magdalena (Mrs. Barnabas Devitt), Aunt Veronica Eby (Mrs. Isaac); and front row from left to right: Aunt Hannah Hett (Mrs. Caspar), Aunt Elizabeth Shoemaker (Miss).

  • Name Barbara Shoemaker 
    Born 8 Mar 1824  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Website Photograph 
    • Grace Schmidt Room of Local History Digital Collection


      Description: Black and white, studio portrait of Jacob S. Shoemaker's (1798-1875) sisters and daughters. They are identified as follows: back row from left to right: Aunt Barbara Huber (Mrs. Henry), Aunt Mary Ann McNally (Mrs. John), Aunt Lena (Magdalena) Clemens (Mrs. Joel); middle row from left to right: Aunt Mary Myers (Mrs. Michael), Aunt Magdalena (Mrs. Barnabas Devitt), Aunt Veronica Eby (Mrs. Isaac); and front row from left to right: Aunt Hannah Hett (Mrs. Caspar), Aunt Elizabeth Shoemaker (Miss).

      The women in the front and back rows have been identified as the daughters of Jacob S. Shoemaker. The women in the middle row have been identified as sisters of Jacob S. Shoemaker and the daughters of John Shoemaker and Mary Shantz, according to Ezra Eby's book.
    Name Barbara Huber 
    Residence 1841  Glasgow Mills (Bridgeport), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    [Member of New Jersulem Religion] 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7007 
    Died 29 Aug 1907  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: heart failure (5 months) 
    Person ID I4767  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Jacob S. Shoemaker,   b. 24 Apr 1798, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Schneider,   b. 2 Jan 1802, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1822  [11
    Family ID F977  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Reeve Henry Sauder Huber,   b. 18 Jun 1819, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1872, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 8 Jul 1841  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10, 12
    Children 
     1. Isaac Huber,   b. 7 Jun 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1918, Bracebridge, Macaulay Twp., Muskoka District Municipality, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Celinda Ann Huber,   b. 11 Oct 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1902, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Mayor Allen H. Huber,   b. 27 Jan 1847, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1915, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Charles Huber,   b. 7 Jul 1850, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1925, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     5. Emma Huber,   b. 1851, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elmina Huber,   b. 1852, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Edwin S. Huber,   b. Jan 1863, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1936, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F1500  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Barbara Shoemaker, "was born in the town of Waterloo, March 8th, 1824. She was married to the late Henry Huber, July 8th, 1841, and has a family of six children, all of whom are married save Edwin who is still with his mother who resides on Queen Street, next to St. Andrews Church, Berlin."


      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. [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..., 449.

    2. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-4 Page 17.

    3. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div 13, Page 5.

    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..., 832.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 pg 190.

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 30273-1907 Barbara Huber.

    7. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div. 2 Pg. 2.

    8. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 2 Page 11.

    9. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 2 Page 6.

    10. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 16 Jul 1841 pg 29.
      8 Jul 1841 Pastor Bayne m. Heinrich HUBER, son of Peter Huber from Dumfries, to Barbara SCHUMACHER, daughter of Jacob S Schumacher, from Glasgow.

    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..., 346.

    12. [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...

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1824 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Glasgow Mills (Bridgeport), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jul 1841 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - [Member of New Jersulem Religion] - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart failure (5 months) - 29 Aug 1907 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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