Owner : Elias W. B. Snider
Early: 1901 - Late: 1901
Deed 10131 dated May 10, 1901 between John Lehman Wideman, St. Jacobs, executor for John Ortwein, lime-burner, deceased, died December 7, 1879; Susannah Ortwein, widow; Henry Ortwein, Chicago; Catharine Sauder, Chicago; John B. Ortwein, St. Jacobs, shoemaker; Mary Ann Voelker, wife of John, commercial traveller; and, Elias W.B. Snider, St. Jacobs, miller. Snider purchased Lots 4 and 5, and part of Lot 36, German Company Tract, St. Jacobs.
Kitchener Public Library
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Virgil Emerson Martin, The early history of Jakobstettel (St. Jacobs: V.E. Martin, 1979), pp. 63-71. See in particular the second paragraph of page 63 and the photographs on pages 66 to 69 of the Pioneer Roller Flouring Mill, the mill race and the dams. See also, page 100, Footnote 123: Abstract of Title for the Township of Woolwich, Vol. I, II. (Located in the Registry Office, Kitchener).
Region of Waterloo
Fraktur design based on Family Register by Jacob Shoemacher in Joseph Schneider Bible, 1821.