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Jacob Snyder[1,2,3,4,5,6]

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Birth  15 Jan 1794  Franklin Co., Pennsylvania  [7
Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00106-6180 
Died  23 Oct 1862  Waterloo Co., Ontario  [8
Person ID  I852 
Last Modified  30 Apr 2005 
 
Father  Jacob (Yoch) Schneider, b. 24 Jan 1764, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania 
Mother  Mary ERB, b. 2 Mar 1766 
Group Sheet  F286 
 
Family 1  Mary W. Baumann, b. 25 May 1794, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania 
Married  Feb 1818    [9
Children 
 1. Isaac Snyder, b. 14 Jan 1819
 2. Leah Snyder, b. 29 Apr 1820
 3. Polly Snyder, b. 6 May 1821
 4. Magdalena Snyder, b. 10 Jun 1822
 5. Benjamin B. Snyder, b. 3 Oct 1823
 6. Moses B. Snyder, b. 12 Mar 1826
Group Sheet  F301 
 
Family 2  Magdalena W. Baumann, b. 20 Apr 1798, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania 
Children 
 1. Susan B. Schneider, b. 2 Dec 1838
 2. John B. Snyder, b. 24 Oct 1832, Near Bloomingdale, Waterloo Co., Ontario
 3. Joseph B. Snyder, b. 2 Dec 1833
 4. Jesse B. Snyder, b. 14 Sep 1836
Group Sheet  F351 
 
Notes  Jacob Snyder Jr., was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, January 15th, 1794. He was twelve years of age when his parents moved to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, near Bloomingdale, where young Jacob was raised. In February, 1818, he was married to Mary Baumann (No. 51) who was born May 25th, 1794, and died March 12th, 1826. Some time after the deceased of his first wife he was again married to Magdalena Baumann (No. 53), sister to his first wife. Soon after his married he moved on the farm now possessed by Rev. Menno B. Bowman where he resided until his death which took place October 3rd, 1862. His family consisted of ten children, of whom six were born unto his first wife. ...."
 
Sources  1. [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), 311   [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), 312   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
3. [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), 376   [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), 70   [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), 132   [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), 133   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
7. [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, 318   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
8. [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, 318   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
9. [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), 318   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
 
Documents
Account Book
Part of an account book kept by Jacob J. Snyder and dated March the 25th 1844.
Deed
Deed 359 dated March 27, 1827 between Philip Steel and John Eby for 100 acres in Waterloo Township adjoining lands of David Eby and Jacob Snider.
Deed
Deed 393 dated June 17, 1819 between Jacob Snyder Sr. and his son, Jacob Snyder, for Lots 6 and 7, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Canada.
Deed
Deed 326 dated June 22, 1843 between Jacob J. Snider and Commissioners of Common Schools for the Township of Waterloo. Part of Lot 6 Waterloo Township was purchased for a school.
Deed
Deed 206 dated August 1, 1836 between Jacob Schnider Sr. and Jacob J. Schnider for Lot 71, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Canada.
Deed
Deed 90 dated May 13, 1844 between the executors for Daniel Erb and Jacob Erb, both deceased, and Jacob J. Snider, for Lot 53, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Canada.
Deed
Deed 9 dated June 18, 1839 between Jacob Shantz Jr. and Jacob Snider Sr. for Lot 69, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Canada.
Deed
Deed 151 dated October 25, 1842 between Samuel Shenk and Jacob J. Snyder for 350 acres, Lot 93, Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Canada.
Receipt - Estate of Jacob Snider
A receipt dated at Berlin on April 30, 1853 regarding Probate of the Will of Jacob Snider (6103), father of Jacob J. Snyder (6180).
Receipt - Estate of Jacob Snyder
A receipt dated at Berlin, Ontario, December 17, 1862 for doctor's attendance and medicine for Jacob Snyder.
Statement of Assets and Liabilities
A handwritten Statement of assets and liabilities of the Estate of Jacob E. Snider. It is undated.
Will of Jacob (Yoch) Schneider
Copy of the Will of Jacob Schneider dated June 24, 1841 and presented for probate in Waterloo County March 14, 1853. It includes an Inventory of Goods and Effects dated March 5, 1853.
Reference Materials
Canadian-German Folkore
Volume 1 of the Tweedsmuir History of the community of Bloomingdale, Waterloo County, Ontario, which deals with its early settlement; reprinted as Volume 5 of Canadian-German Folkore.
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