Welland County, Ontario - Names from Microfilm Records
Compiled by Brian J. Smith - March-April, 2002

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St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Snyder.
This photo is from the website of the Roman Catholic Diocese of St. Catherines,
http://www.romancatholic.niagara.on.ca/parish/snyder.htm .

This page lists names found in the Welland County microfilm records. My search of these microfilm reels is neither complete nor thorough. I searched only for the names that appear in my family history, and in particular the names SCHNEIDER and DRUMMER. I performed this research during 2002.

European Home Towns Named

While looking through the records of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, I noted these references to places in France and Germany, cited as the home towns of parishoners.

 

Film 1404210 - Baptism records, 1849-1983 - St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Snyder, Willoughby Township, Welland County, Ontario

At the beginning of this microfilm is a history of the parish church. There are also pages with these statements:

Item 1 - Baptisms, 1849-1899

In the baptism records:

I stopped my detailed scanning of records at the end of 1879.

Item 2 - Baptisms, 1900-1957

This section of the microfilm contains information about living people. In accordance with my privacy policy, I have not transcribed onto this web page information about people who might still be living.

In the baptism records:

Item 3 - Baptisms, 1957-1983

This section of the microfilm contains information about living people. In accordance with my privacy policy, I have not transcribed onto this web page information about people who might still be living.

The surname HAIDON appears in some of these records.

Film 1404211 - Marriage records, 1846-1986 - St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Snyder, Willoughby Township, Welland County, Ontario

The village of Snyder, in the township of Willoughby, was originally named New Germany. It was named for the Rev. T. Snyder (no relation to my Schneiders), a Lutheran minister who moved there in the late 1800's.

Item 1 - Marriages

The first page in this section is numbered 116.

In the marriage records:

Item 2 - Marriage Register, 1957-1986

This section of the microfilm contains information about living people. In accordance with my privacy policy, I have not transcribed onto this web page information about people who might still be living.

 

Film 1404212 - Confirmation and death records, 1853-1899 - St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Snyder, Willoughby Township, Welland County, Ontario

Item 1 - Confirmations, 1861-1899

Item 3 - Confirmations, 1959-1982

This section of the microfilm contains information about living people. In accordance with my privacy policy, I have not transcribed onto this web page information about people who might still be living.

 

Item 2 - Deaths, 1853-1899

The first four records are in German. All the others are in Latin.

The surname CRITZ is sometimes spelled GRITZ.

In the death records:

Item 5 - Deaths, 1853-1914

In the death records:

Item 4 - Deaths, 1946-1957

This section of the microfilm contains street address information that might still apply to living individuals. In accordance with my privacy policy, I have not transcribed onto this web page the street address information.

In the death records:

Item 6 - Sacred Heart League

The records of the Sacred Heart League include these death dates:

 

Web Page Information

From "THE REGISTER 0F SAINT PAUL'S CHURCH AT FORT ERIE, 1836-1844" at http://www.tbaytel.net/bmartin/forterie.htm. I believe that these are Episcopalian church records.

 

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