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David B. Schneider[1,2,3]

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Birth  1 Mar 1840    [4
Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00106-6388 
Person ID  I1204 
Last Modified  02 May 2005 
 
Father  Joseph E. Schneider, b. 23 Nov 1810, Berlin, Waterloo Co., Ontario 
Mother  Sarah Shantz, b. 21 Jan 1816 
Group Sheet  F483 
 
Family 1  Elizabeth Bricker, b. 24 Apr 1841 
Married  18 Jul 1862    [5
Children 
 1. Oliver B. Snyder, b. 12 Apr 1863
 2. Susannah B. Snyder, b. 23 Aug 1864
 3. Elizabeth B. Snyder, b. 2 Sep 1865
 4. Albert M. Snyder, b. 3 Aug 1869
 5. Joseph M. Snyder, b. 30 Aug 1877
Group Sheet  F485 
 
Family 2  Sarah Meyer, b. 17 Feb 1843 
Married  15 Nov 1868    [6
Children 
 1. Albert Schneider
 2. Joseph M. Schneider
Group Sheet  F486 
 
Notes  David B. Schneider, "was born March 1st. 1840. On July 13th, 1862, he was married to Elizabeth Bricker (No. 1283). She was born April 24th, 1841, and died February 5th, 1866. On November 15th, 1868, he was again married to Sarah Meyer, widow of the late Zimmerman Martin. She was born February 17th, 1843. They reside on a small farm a little west to the west of Berlin.."
 
Sources  1. [S2]   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..., Ezra Eby, 44   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
2. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 317   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
3. [S2]   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..., Ezra Eby, 87   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
4. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 347   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
5. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 347   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
6. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 347   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
 
Cemeteries and Headstones
Headstone
Plot 4 Row K Grave 57
Documents
Auction Sale Notice
Copy of an Auction Sale Notice dated February 25, 1887, the sale to take place March 10th. David B., having disposed of his farm, was selling the contents – livestock, implements and household goods.
Diary
Three diaries kept by David B. Schneider with excerpts from the first diary.
Newspaper Clipping
Newspaper Clipping taken from the Kitchener-Waterloo Record, March 7, l914 - "David B. Schneider Reminiscences."
Obituary
Obituary of David B. Schneider printed in the Kitchener (Ontario) News Record, Friday, November 30th, 1928.
Songbook - Lieder-sammlung
A songbook inscribed David B. Schneider.
Will of David B. Schneider
Photocopy of the Will of David B. Schneider dated August 11, 1919, with an “Inventory and Valuation of the Property of the said deceased” dated January 4,1929 (No. 10011 County of Waterloo).
Will of Joseph E. Schneider
A photocopy of a copy of Probate of Will & Codicil of Joseph E. Schneider, deceased, dated March 25, 1880, with Statement of Heirs.
Maps
Plan - Part of Lot 17 German Company Tract
Plan of Subdivision of part of Lot 17 of the German Company Tract of the Township of Waterloo now in the Town of Berlin, Co. of Waterloo.
Photos
David B. and Samuel B. Schneider
David and Samuel Schneider seated in horse-drawn buggy in front of Samuel's home.
David B. and Samuel B. Schneider
David Schneider (left) and Samuel Schneider (right) sitting in front of the Schneider Haus, 1912.
David B. Schneider and family
A copy of a studio photograph of David B. Schneider and family.
David B. Schneider and family
A copy of a photograph taken in 1919 of David B. Schneider, his wife Elizabeth, and their five children, Elizabeth B., Albert M., Oliver B., Joseph M. and Susannah B.
David B. Schneider Family Reunion
A copy of a photograph taken at the David B. Schneider Family Reunion held on David Thaler’s farm, Centreville, Ontario.
David B. Schneider Farm
The David B. Schneider farm, Berlin, Ontario.
David Schneider and Louisa Schneider
David Schneider and Louisa Schneider in front of Schneider Haus, c. 1910.
Home of David B. Schneider
A copy of a photograph of David B. Schneider’s house built in 1888, the first house on Schneider Avenue.
Seven Children of Joseph E. Schneider
Back, from left: Louisa, Lydia, Hannah; Front, from left: David B., Barbara, Mary, and Samuel B.
Reference Materials
Reminiscences of David B. Schneider
Reminiscences of David B. Schneider originally written for the News Record and reprinted in Hannes Schneider and his wife Catherine Haus Schneider Their Descendants and Times 1534-1939.
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