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

Christian Schwartz[1, 2]

Male 1784 - 1848  (63 years)


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  • Name Christian Schwartz 
    Born 20 Aug 1784  Tonamencin Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 01N, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00108-6468 
    Died 12 May 1848  Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 7
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I5251  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2022 

    Father Christian Schwartz,   b. Abt 1760, of, Tonamencin Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sophia Ruth,   b. 23 Aug 1787,   d. 23 Feb 1880, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Children 
     1. Jesse Swartz,   b. 12 Jul 1807, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1886, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. David Schwartz,   b. 15 May 1809,   d. 20 Dec 1834  (Age 25 years)
     3. Leah Schwartz,   b. 15 Nov 1811, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1882, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Elizabeth Schwartz,   b. 8 May 1816, of, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1849, Near Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     5. Henry Schwartz,   b. 8 May 1816, of, Waterloo Twp., Region of Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1887, Near Strasburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Jacob Schwartz,   b. 1 Jan 1819, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     7. Margaretha Schwartz,   b. 1820, of, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     8. Catharine Schwartz,   b. 5 Feb 1823, of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1899  (Age 76 years)
     9. Sarah Schwartz,   b. 8 Feb 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F1652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Josephine,   b. 1787, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Schwartz,   b. 8 Feb 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F274190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Schwartz, "was born in Tonamencin Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, August 20th, 1784. He was married to Sophia Ruth who was born August 23rd, 1787, and died February 23rd 1880. During the early part of the present century they moved to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, near Preston, where they both died. He died May 12th, 1848. To them was born a family of eight 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. [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.

    2. [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..., 742.

    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...

    4. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [eroded] In memory of/ Christian Swartz/ who died the 12 May/ in the year [sic] of our Lord/ 1848 aged 63 jears 8 m. 22 days

    5. [S2767] aaaWaterloo Township 1871 South, Sect. 2 Page 44.

    6. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 47.

    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..., 362.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 01N, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 May 1848 - Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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