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Mary Ann Shantz[1]
Female 1881 - 1925


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  • Birth  7 Oct 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Mary Ann Hunsberger 
    Religion  1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion  1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number  00110-6647.10 
    Died  6 Feb 1925  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I19084  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  John D. Shantz,   b. 4 Oct 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1923, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Steiner,   b. 12 Dec 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901 
    Married  13 Feb 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F4890  Group Sheet

    Family  Rev. Noah Hunsberger,   b. 14 Dec 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1958 
    Married  1 Mar 1905  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Rev. Paul Andrew Hunsberger
    Family ID  F6293  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Hunsberger. - Mary Ann Shantz, beloved wife of Noah Hunsberger, was born Oct. 7, 1881; died Feb. 6, 1925; aged 43 y. 3m. 30 d. She united in holy matrimony with Noah Hunsberger March 1, 1905. To this union were born 1 daughter and 2 sons. The daughter predeceased her 15 years ago. She leaves to mourn her departure her sorrowing husband, 2 sons, 2 brothers, and 2 sisters. She was converted and united with the Mennonite Church at the age of 15, remaining faithful to the end. Before Sister Hunsberger passed away she had wonderful experiences of joy, asking constantly whether those at the bedside were not seeing the sights and hearing the singing. She committed her husband and sons to God, urging her husband to faithfully stay by the Word of God in his ministry. The funeral was held at the Waterloo Mennonite Church, Bros. Jonas Snyder and C. F. Derstine preaching the Word of comfort and life.1a

      1aGospel Herald - Volume XVII, Number 47 - February 26, 1925

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - 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..., 388.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 1.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 1.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 26, 1925 - Obituary of Mary Ann Shantz.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Noah Hunsberger Born: Wilmot Age: 27 Father: Abram Honsberger Mother: Elizabeth Sherk Born: abt 1878 Spouse: Mary Ann Shantz Age: 23 born: Wilmot Father: John Shantz Mother: Elizabeth Steiner married 1 Mar 1905 married: Waterloo, Waterloo Township

    6. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 44 Pg. 17.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 18.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 7 Oct 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1905 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Feb 1925 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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