Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Oliver S. Good

Male 1910 - Yes, date unknown


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Oliver S. Good was born 14 Sep 1910, , Ontario, Canada (son of Abraham Good and Barbara Shantz); died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.

    Other Events:

    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-214644
    • Religion: 1911, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Oliver — Olive Lucille Groh. Olive (daughter of Norman I. Groh and Ida Hagey) was born 1918; died 19 Oct 2008, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Abraham Good was born 19 Dec 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Jonas Good and Elizabeth Snyder); died Yes, date unknown.

    Other Events:

    • Eby ID Number: 00041-3259.6
    • Religion: 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Agricultural Laborer
    • Religion: 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1911, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1911, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Abraham — Barbara Shantz. Barbara (daughter of Aaron S. Shantz and Barbara Nahrgang) was born 17 Apr 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Barbara Shantz was born 17 Apr 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Aaron S. Shantz and Barbara Nahrgang); died Yes, date unknown.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Barbara Good
    • Eby ID Number: 00085-5036.7
    • Religion: 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Religion: 1911, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Children:
    1. Viola S. Good was born 3 Feb 1903, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Dec 2001, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    2. Olive Good was born 11 May 1904, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    3. Cranson Shantz Good was born 22 Jan 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Oct 1994, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    4. Abraham Good was born 11 Feb 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Irene Good was born 14 Mar 1908, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    6. 1. Oliver S. Good was born 14 Sep 1910, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    7. Aaron S. Good was born 1914; died 2003; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    8. Eden S. Good was born 1916; died 12 Aug 2003, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Laverne Shantz Good was born 1918; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Church, Breslau, Ontario.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Jonas Good was born 1 May 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Daniel S. Good and Elizabeth Martin); died 29 Apr 1919; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Eby ID Number: 00041-3259
    • Residence: 1860, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
    • Occupation: 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Occupation: 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1911, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Income
    • Religion: 1911, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Notes:

    Jonas Good, "was born May 1st, 1837. He is married to Elizabeth Schneider. They reside on a farm in Wilmot Township, near New Hamburg. Their family consists of seven children"

    Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

    Jonas married Elizabeth Snyder 6 Mar 1860, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Elizabeth (daughter of Samuel Snyder and Mary Detweiler) was born 4 Feb 1837, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Sep 1912, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Elizabeth Snyder was born 4 Feb 1837, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Samuel Snyder and Mary Detweiler); died 2 Sep 1912, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Elizabeth Good
    • Eby ID Number: 00106-6037
    • Residence: 1860, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
    • Religion: 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Religion: 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Religion: 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Religion: 1911, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Notes:

    Death. - On Monday afternoon, Mrs. Jonas Good, mother of Mr. Samuel Good of this place, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Menno Brubacher. The funeral took place Thursday morning to Martin's cemetery, and was largely attended.

    Elmira Advertiser

    Children:
    1. Deacon Eli Good was born 21 Jan 1861, Nithburg, Perth Co., Ontario; died 11 Feb 1934, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    2. Daniel Good was born 21 Mar 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 15 Jun 1864; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Samuel Good was born 9 May 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Feb 1944, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Simeon S. Good was born 27 Oct 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 14 Mar 1912; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. 2. Abraham Good was born 19 Dec 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    6. Jeremiah Good was born 29 Apr 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Almeta Good was born 17 Jan 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 28 Apr 1978, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 6.  Aaron S. Shantz was born 27 May 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Joseph Y. Shantz and Elizabeth Stauffer); died 27 May 1917; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.

    Other Events:

    • Eby ID Number: 00110-6725
    • Religion: 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Religion: 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist
    • Residence: 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
    • Occupation: 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; farmer
    • Occupation: 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Occupation: 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1901, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Occupation: 1911, Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Income
    • Religion: 1911, Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Notes:

    Aaron Shantz, "was born May 27th, 1839. On June 10th, 1863, he was married to Barbara Nahrgang who was born December 31st, 1841, and died June 21st, 1876. On December 23rd, 1877, he was again married to Mary Biehn who was born November 21st, 1847. He resides in Wilmot Township, where he is engaged in farming..."


    Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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    Shantz. - Aaron Shantz was born near Haysville, Ont., May 27, 1839; died May 27, 1917; aged 78 y. He was twice married. On June 10, 1863, he was united in marriage with Barbara Nahrgang, which union was blessed with 5 daughters. After the decease of his first wife he was again married to Mary Biehn on Dec. 23, 1877. To this union were born 2 daughters. He is survived by a sorrowing widow, 7 daughters, 30 grandchildren, 3 brothers, 4 sisters and a host of relatives and friends. He was a member of the Mennonite Church for many years. Funeral services were conducted by Bros. Osias Cressman and Manasseh Hallman at the Geiger Church, Waterloo, Ont. By a daughter.


    Gospel Herald - Volume X, Number 19 - August 9, 1917, page 367

    Aaron married Barbara Nahrgang 10 Jun 1863, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Barbara (daughter of Christopher Nahrgang, daughter of Christopher Nahrgang and Mary Schneider) was born 31 Dec 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Jun 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Barbara Nahrgang was born 31 Dec 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Christopher Nahrgang, daughter of Christopher Nahrgang and Mary Schneider); died 21 Jun 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Barbara Shantz
    • Eby ID Number: 00085-5036
    • Religion: 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Residence: 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
    • Religion: 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Notes:

    Barbara Nahrgang, "was born December 31st, 1841. On June 10th, 1863, she was married to Aaron Shantz who was born May 27th, 1839. They resided near Wilmot Township where she died June 21st, 1876. To them was born a family of eight children"


    Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

    Children:
    1. Odo Shantz was born , Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Ezra Shantz was born , Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Hannah Shantz was born 10 Apr 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 12 Dec 1938, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    4. Judith Shantz was born 31 Mar 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 25 Feb 1965; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    5. Persida Shantz was born 25 Jun 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 May 1938, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    6. Mariah Shantz was born 15 Nov 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 12 Nov 1964, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. 3. Barbara Shantz was born 17 Apr 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Daniel S. Good was born 30 Jun 1798, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania (son of Peter Good and Elizabeth Schowalter); died 24 May 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Eby ID Number: 00041-3253
    • Occupation: 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; farmer
    • Occupation: 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Notes:

    Daniel Good, "son of Peter and Elizabeth (Schowalter) Good, was born near Muddy Creek, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, June 30 1798. He left Pennsylvania in 1826 and came to Canada, arriving in Waterloo in May of the same year. He was a cabinet maker by trade and must have been a number one mechanic as all his works are executed in the most skilful manner. At his arrival here he made his home with old John Lichty who then resided in Waterloo, later on he had his home with Jacob S. Shoemaker. On January 7th, 1829, he was married to Elizabeth, daughter of Peter and Anna (Zimmerman) Martin. She was born December 27th, 1808, and is still quite smart and healthy for a person of her age. She has her home with her daughter, Elizabeth. After their marriage they moved on their farm in Woolwich Township, near the Martin Mennonite Meeting House. The farm is now owned by Elias Martin. Here they resided until his death which took place May 24th, 1881. They had a family of sixteen children"


    Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

    Daniel married Elizabeth Martin 7 Jan 1829. Elizabeth (daughter of Peter Martin and Anna Zimmerman) was born 27 Dec 1808, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 15 Dec 1900; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Elizabeth Martin was born 27 Dec 1808, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania (daughter of Peter Martin and Anna Zimmerman); died 15 Dec 1900; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Elizabeth Good
    • Eby ID Number: 00075-4462
    • Religion: 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Religion: 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Religion: 1891, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Notes:

    Elizabeth Martin, "the fifth daughter of Peter and Anna (Zimmerman) Martin, was born in Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, December 27th, 1808. In 1819 she came to Canada with her parents. On January 7th, 1829, she was married to Daniel Good."


    Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

    Children:
    1. Martin Good was born 29 Dec 1829, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 19 Nov 1916, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Aaron Good was born 9 Aug 1831, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died In Infancy, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Jonathan Good was born 6 Nov 1832, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Peter Good was born 9 Jan 1834, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 29 Aug 1904; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Moses Good was born 4 Sep 1835, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died In Infancy, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. 4. Jonas Good was born 1 May 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 29 Apr 1919; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Menno Good was born 27 Nov 1838, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Mar 1919; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Elizabeth Good was born 13 Jun 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Isaac Good was born 20 Aug 1841, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died In Infancy, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Elias Good was born 15 Jan 1843, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died In Infancy, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Amos Good was born 7 Jun 1844, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died In Infancy, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    12. Daniel M. Good was born 26 Sep 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 13 Jul 1921, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    13. Leah Good was born 29 Dec 1846, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    14. Anna Good was born 18 Dec 1847, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Mar 1917, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    15. Simon Good was born 4 Oct 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died In Infancy, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    16. Lydia Good was born 23 May 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1910; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    17. Sussanah Good was born 1860, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

  3. 10.  Samuel Snyder was born 29 Apr 1801, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania (son of Christian Schneider and Elizabeth Erb); died 15 May 1887; was buried , Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Eby ID Number: 00106-6005
    • Occupation: 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1871, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1871, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1881, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1881, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Notes:

    Samuel Snyder was born in Franklin, County, Pennsylvania, April 29th, 1801. He was five years of age when his parents moved to Canada and settled at Doon, Ontario, where he was raised. In 1825 he was married to Mary Detweiler (No. 2274) who was born September 20th, 1806, and died July 4th, 1874. They resided in North Dumfries Township, Waterloo County, near Roseville, where he was engaged in farming for many years. He died May 15th, 1887. His family consisted of twelve children".


    Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

    Samuel married Mary Detweiler 1825. Mary (daughter of Rev. Jacob Detweiler and Susannah Rosenberger) was born 20 Sep 1806, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania; died 4 Jul 1874, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Mary Detweiler was born 20 Sep 1806, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania (daughter of Rev. Jacob Detweiler and Susannah Rosenberger); died 4 Jul 1874, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Mary Snyder
    • Eby ID Number: 00029-2274
    • Religion: 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Religion: 1871, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Notes:

    Mary Detweiler," was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, September 20th, 1806. In 1825 she was married to Samuel Snyder who was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, April 29th, 1801, and died May 15th, 1887. They resided near Roseville, Ontario, where she died July 4th, 1874. To them were born twelve children."


    Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

    Children:
    1. Susannah Snyder was born 1 Feb 1826, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Oct 1873; was buried , Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada.
    2. Benjamin D. Snyder was born 18 Aug 1827, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Jul 1908; was buried , Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada.
    3. Isaac D. Snyder was born 4 Oct 1829, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Jul 1897; was buried , Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada.
    4. Agnes "Nancy" Snyder was born 3 Jun 1831, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Jun 1900; was buried , Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada.
    5. Mary Snyder was born 29 Jun 1833, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Dec 1897, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Enoch D. Snyder was born 28 Feb 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 19 Jan 1900, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada.
    7. 5. Elizabeth Snyder was born 4 Feb 1837, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Sep 1912, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Lydia Snyder was born 20 Jan 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Bef 1911; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Sarah Snyder was born 6 Jan 1841, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 30 Sep 1844.
    10. Samuel D. Snyder was born 17 Mar 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    11. Daniel D. Snyder was born 26 Feb 1845, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Oct 1928, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada.
    12. Magdalena Snyder was born 8 Mar 1847, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 29 Sep 1862.

  5. 12.  Joseph Y. Shantz was born 10 Jul 1815, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Jacob Shantz and Mary Yost); died 8 May 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.

    Other Events:

    • Eby ID Number: 00110-6724
    • Grave Photograph - Find A Grave: Gravestone of Joseph Y. Shantz
    • Residence: 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
    • Occupation: 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist
    • Occupation: 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer & Saw
    • Religion: 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Occupation: 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Religion: 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Notes:

    Joseph Y. Shantz, "was born July 10th, 1815. On May 15th, 1838, he was married to Elizabeth Stauffer who was born January 5th, 1820. They reside in Wilmot Township where he followed farming many years but now lives retired. To them were born the following children"

    Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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    SHANTZ - Joseph Y. Shantz, son of Jacob and Mary (Yost) Shantz, was born July 10, 1815, in Waterloo Co., Ont. He was married to Elizabeth Stauffer on the 15th of May, 1838. To them were born twelve children, of whom four sons and five daughters survive, all living in Wilmot Twp., near the paternal home. Bro. Shantz passed away on the 8th of May at the ripe old age of 84 ys., 9 ms., and 28 ds. A large circle of relatives and friends followed the remains to their last resting place at Geiger's M. H. on the 11th. Deceased united with the Mennonite Church in his youth and was a consistent member until death. Funeral services were held by E.S. Hallman from Psa. 39: 4, and Amos Cressman from Rev. 14: 13. Sister Shantz preceded her husband several years ago. May the Lord comfort the family and friends.

    HERALD OF TRUTH, Vol. XXXVII, No. 11, June 1, 1900, pages 174, 175

    Joseph married Elizabeth Stauffer 15 May 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Elizabeth (daughter of Daniel Stauffer and Susannah Kinzie) was born 5 Jan 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 10 Aug 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Elizabeth Stauffer was born 5 Jan 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Daniel Stauffer and Susannah Kinzie); died 10 Aug 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Elizabeth Shantz
    • Eby ID Number: 00117-7374
    • Grave Photograph - Find A Grave: Gravestone of Elizabeth Stauffer
    • Religion: 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Religion: 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist
    • Religion: 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Religion: 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Notes:

    Elizabeth Stauffer, "was born January 5th, 1820. She is married to Joseph Y. Shantz, a farmer. They reside in Wilmot Township and have had a family of twelve children."


    Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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    SHANTZ.- In Wilmot, Waterloo Co., Ont., of paralysis, beloved wife of Joseph Y. Shantz. She lived to be over79 years of age. She lived in matrimony over 60 years, and leaves a loving husband, nine children and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Sister Shantz was a member of the Mennonite Church for many years. In her last sickness she bore her affliction with Christian fortitude. May her life long be remembered. Funeral services were held by Bro. E. S. Hallman, in English, from Rev.14: 13, and Bro. Amos Cressman, in German, from Phil. 1: 21, at Geiger's M. H., where her remains were laid to rest.


    Herald of Truth, Vol. XXXV, No. 17, September 1, 1898, page 269

    Children:
    1. 6. Aaron S. Shantz was born 27 May 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 May 1917; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    2. Jacob Shantz was born 17 Mar 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 8 Jul 1845.
    3. David Shantz was born 1843, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Daniel Shantz was born 4 Jan 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Oct 1936, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    5. Simon Shantz was born 30 Jan 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Sep 1847.
    6. Hannah Shantz was born 25 Jun 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 Mar 1940, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Susannah Shantz was born 6 Jul 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Feb 1937, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Solomon Shantz was born 31 May 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Nov 1915, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 30 Nov 1915, Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    9. Rev. David S. Shantz was born 13 May 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    10. Mary Shantz was born 21 Apr 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Apr 1884, Wilmot Centre, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Noah S. Shantz was born 16 May 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 May 1936, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    12. Elizabeth Shantz was born 23 Dec 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 11 Jul 1946; was buried , Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    13. Louisa Shantz was born 17 Dec 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 20 Jun 1950; was buried , Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  7. 14.  Christopher Nahrgang was born 25 Dec 1801, Lehrbach, District Of Alsfeld, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany (son of George Nahrgang); died 22 Jun 1886, Near New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Interesting: story
    • Occupation: weaver
    • Eby ID Number: 00085-5033.11
    • Residence: Bef 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
    • Religion: 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Lutheran
    • Religion: 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Occupation: 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer

    Notes:

    Christopher Nahrgang, "The old pioneer settler of this highly respectable family was Christopher, son of George Nahrgang. he was born in Lahrbach, Province of Hesse Darmstadt, Germany, December 25th, 1801. When a young man he chose weaving as his trade and followed it for a number of years. In 1825 he emigrated to America and settled in Canada, choosing Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario, as the place where he could most successfully carry on his trade. He had his shop at old Joseph Schneider's until he was married to one of Mr. Schneider's daughters, then they moved to near New Hamburg, Ontario, where he followed farming for many years. He was married, April 28th, 1833, to Mary, daughter of Joseph and Barbara (Eby) Schneider. She was born April 1st, 1808, and died at New Hamburg, Ontario, March 22nd, 1887. He died June 22nd, 1886. To them were born eight children"


    Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

    Christopher married Mary Schneider 8 Apr 1833. Mary (daughter of Joseph Schneider and Barbara Eby) was born 1 Apr 1808, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Mar 1887, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Mary Schneider was born 1 Apr 1808, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Joseph Schneider and Barbara Eby); died 22 Mar 1887, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Maria Schneider
    • Name: Mary Nahrgang
    • Residence: 466 Queen st., S., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
    • Eby ID Number: 00106-6384
    • Religion: 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite
    • Religion: 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Mennonite

    Children:
    1. Joseph Nahrgang was born 1834, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Rev. Joseph S. Nahrgang was born 26 Jul 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Feb 1903, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 19 Feb 1903, Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    3. Elizabeth Nahrgang was born 12 Dec 1836, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 4 Jun 1894, Wadsworth, Huron Co., Michigan.
    4. Deacon John S. Nahrgang was born 15 Feb 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. 7. Barbara Nahrgang was born 31 Dec 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Jun 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Isaac Nahrgang was born 9 Jun 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Apr 1901; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    7. Marie "Mary" Nahrgang was born 2 Nov 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Dec 1921; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    8. Isabella Nahrgang was born 9 Jun 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 14 Oct 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Simon Nahrgang was born 17 Nov 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.