Susanna Schneider

8 May 1791–
Lennox, Upper Canada, British Colonial America

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Schneider was born on 8 May 1791, in Lennox, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, her father, Marcus Snyder, was 49 and her mother, Elizabeth Watchman, was 46. She married John Brown after 1811.

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Family Time Line

John Brown
Susanna Schneider
Marriage: after 1811

Spouse and Children

after 1811

Parents and Siblings



World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 76

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 78

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 92

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, literally ‘cutter’, from Middle High German snīder, German Schneider, Yiddish shnayder. The same term was sometimes used to denote a woodcutter. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • The Loyalists in Ontario- the sons and daughters of the American Loyalists of Upper Canada Snyder Pg 302
  • Sons & Daughters of American Loyalists
  • Baptism Register of Ebenezer Lutheran Church

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