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  • Certificate of Matrimony
    Certificate of Matrimony
    Object       A photocopy of a handwritten “Certificat of Matrimony” for Elias Schneider and Hannah Bingeman dated November 10, 1835. A list of names and birthdates of their children was added at a later date. The Certificate of Matrimony was witnessed by John Bingeman, Jacob C. Snider, Jacob S. Shoemaker, and Benjamin ...
    Object     A photocopy of a handwritten “Certificat of Matrimony” for Elias Schneider and Hannah Bingeman dated November 10, 1835. A list of names and birthdates of their children was added at ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Private Collection
  • Account Book
    Account Book
    Object       Account book recording funeral expenses for Samuel B. Schneider’s funeral.
    Object     Account book recording funeral expenses for Samuel B. Schneider’s funeral.
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Private Collection
  • Papercut or Scherenschnitt
    Papercut or Scherenschnitt
    Object       An unsigned papercut or Scherenschnitt from the Bible owned by Barbara and Joseph Schneider. It is a double-headed eagle with a heart and a base with room for text. Another signed version of this same design is known and documented.
    Object     An unsigned papercut or Scherenschnitt from the Bible owned by Barbara and Joseph Schneider. It is a double-headed eagle with a heart and a base with room for text. Another ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Private Collection
  • Desk
    Desk
    Object       It is a Neoclassical-Victorian bureau desk with three graduated drawers below and a drop front revealing the desk interior. A person would have to stand at this desk to use it. It is made of maple and cherry, presumably of lcoal origin, and has carved wooden pulls set on dramatic ...
    Object     It is a Neoclassical-Victorian bureau desk with three graduated drawers below and a drop front revealing the desk interior. A person would have to stand at this desk to use ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Private Collection
  • Winter Sheet
    Winter Sheet
    Object       An all-wool handwoven winter sheet in natural wool and yellow ochre woven approximately 36 inches wide and seamed in the centre. It is hemmed at both ends. It is a small windowpane check balanced in warp and weft.
    Object     An all-wool handwoven winter sheet in natural wool and yellow ochre woven approximately 36 inches wide and seamed in the centre. It is hemmed at both ends. It is a ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Private Collection
  • Blanket Box
    Blanket Box
    Object       It is a pine blanket box, or storage chest, of six-board construction, nailed rather than dovetailed, set on a ogee bracket foot with moulded decoration around the base. It appears to have been over-painted in flat grey. The lid is attached by simple butt hinges. The cotton quilt inside the ...
    Object     It is a pine blanket box, or storage chest, of six-board construction, nailed rather than dovetailed, set on a ogee bracket foot with moulded decoration around the base. It appears ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Private Collection
  • Windsor Side Chair
    Windsor Side Chair
    Object       It is a Windsor side chair with curved toprail, spindle back consisting of six turned spindles, plank seat and turned front legs and front rung. It was likely manufactured in 1875-80 and over-painted in red in the recent past.
    Object     It is a Windsor side chair with curved toprail, spindle back consisting of six turned spindles, plank seat and turned front legs and front rung. It was likely manufactured in ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Private Collection
  • Windsor Side Chair
    Windsor Side Chair
    Object       It is a simple rod-back Windsor side chair with simple flat curved rail and bamboo-style details on the side supports of the back and the legs. The plank seat is of pine and the legs have an impressive sleigh giving the chair extra stability. It likely was once painted black ...
    Object     It is a simple rod-back Windsor side chair with simple flat curved rail and bamboo-style details on the side supports of the back and the legs. The plank seat is ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Private Collection
  • Cane
    Cane
    Object       A simple wooden cane with crooked top and rubber tip for added stability.
    Object     A simple wooden cane with crooked top and rubber tip for added stability.
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Private Collection
  • Armchair
    Armchair
    Object       It is an armchair with oak back rail and pine seat with turned spindles in the arms and back. It has been stripped of its original finish and sealed in recent years.
    Object     It is an armchair with oak back rail and pine seat with turned spindles in the arms and back. It has been stripped of its original finish and sealed in ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Private Collection
  • Jacquard Coverlet
    Jacquard Coverlet
    Object       A red wool and cotton jacquard coverlet handwoven full width with fringe on three sides. In the flower and partrige pattern assigned to Daniel Knechtel of Roseville, Waterloo County, Ontario. It postdates 1875 when wide looms were aquired by local weavers.
    Object     A red wool and cotton jacquard coverlet handwoven full width with fringe on three sides. In the flower and partrige pattern assigned to Daniel Knechtel of Roseville, Waterloo County, Ontario. ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Private Collection
  • Easy Chair
    Easy Chair
    Object       It is a Morris-style reclining easy chair in oak, factory made, with Queen Anne Style detailing. The upholstery and cushions are not original. The curved arms are supported by simple spindles. The angle of the back appears to be controlled by a brass rod that has three or four different ...
    Object     It is a Morris-style reclining easy chair in oak, factory made, with Queen Anne Style detailing. The upholstery and cushions are not original. The curved arms are supported by simple ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Private Collection
  • Reminiscences by Mrs. Louisa Schneider Troxel
    Reminiscences by Mrs. Louisa Schneider Troxel
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  • Headstone
    Headstone
    Object       Plot 4 Row K Grave 45-46 - Headstone inscribed: In Memorium John Troxel Born Oct. 13, 1846 Died June 12, 1920 Louisa Schneider his wife Born Aug. 16, 1847 Died Jan. 15, 1932 Until the day dawn.
    Object     Plot 4 Row K Grave 45-46 - Headstone inscribed: In Memorium John Troxel Born Oct. 13, 1846 Died June 12, 1920 Louisa Schneider his wife Born Aug. 16, 1847 Died ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
  • Headstone
    Headstone
    Object       Plot 4 Row K Grave 6 - Headstone inscribed: In memory of Moses E. Schneider born No. 24, 1820 Died Nov. 23, 1896 Aged 85 yrs. 11 mon. 29 days.
    Object     Plot 4 Row K Grave 6 - Headstone inscribed: In memory of Moses E. Schneider born No. 24, 1820 Died Nov. 23, 1896 Aged 85 yrs. 11 mon. 29 days.
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  • Headstone
    Headstone
    Object       Plot 4 Row K Grave 57 - Headstone inscribed: In memory of David B. Schneider 1840-1928 in his 89th year. At rest.
    Object     Plot 4 Row K Grave 57 - Headstone inscribed: In memory of David B. Schneider 1840-1928 in his 89th year. At rest.
    Region of Waterloo Library
  • Headstone
    Headstone
    Object       Plot 2 Row A Grave 31 - Headstone inscribed: In Memory of Elizabeth Snyder wife of Jacob S. Shoemaker Born Jan. 2, 1802 Died Nov. 26, 1876 Aged 71 years.
    Object     Plot 2 Row A Grave 31 - Headstone inscribed: In Memory of Elizabeth Snyder wife of Jacob S. Shoemaker Born Jan. 2, 1802 Died Nov. 26, 1876 Aged 71 years.
    Region of Waterloo Library
  • Headstone
    Headstone
    Object       Headstone from Elmira Mennonite Cemetery. The headstone is inscribed: Wendel S. Bauman Born June 4, 1864 Aged 40 Years 10 mo. 24 days.
    Object     Headstone from Elmira Mennonite Cemetery. The headstone is inscribed: Wendel S. Bauman Born June 4, 1864 Aged 40 Years 10 mo. 24 days.
    Region of Waterloo Library
  • Headstone
    Headstone
    Object       Headstone Elmira Mennonite Cemetery. It is inscribed: Anna Bauman Born Feb. 22, 1864 Aged 48 Years 9 Mo. 8 Days.
    Object     Headstone Elmira Mennonite Cemetery. It is inscribed: Anna Bauman Born Feb. 22, 1864 Aged 48 Years 9 Mo. 8 Days.
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  • Headstone
    Headstone
    Object       Plot 2 Row C Grave 8 - The inscription reads: Isaac Schneider wurde geboren den sten December 1834 und starb den 13ten July 1835 jhr exnem alter von 7 monat und 8 tage.
    Object     Plot 2 Row C Grave 8 - The inscription reads: Isaac Schneider wurde geboren den sten December 1834 und starb den 13ten July 1835 jhr exnem alter von 7 monat ...
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