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

Family: Menno M. Shoemaker / Esther Shantz (F1623)

m. 29 Nov 1870


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  • Father | Male
    Menno M. Shoemaker

    Born  8 Mar 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Aug 1924  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  29 Nov 1870  [1, 2, 3, 4]  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2, 3, 4] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Esther Shantz | F274095 
    Married  Nov 1870   
    Father  Abraham D. Shoemaker | F738 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Maria "Mary" Miller | F738 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Esther Shantz

    Born  27 Dec 1847  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Jan 1932  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Samuel Shantz | F316 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Rebecca Rudy | F316 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Allen Shoemaker

    Born  1870  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Male
    Samuel Allan Shoemaker

    Born  8 Jan 1872  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Jul 1893  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Female
    Rebecca Mary Shoemaker

    Born  6 Mar 1874  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Mar 1936  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Menno Braendle | F15428 
    Married     
    Spouse  John Roberts Williams | F18680 
    Married     

    Child 4 | Female
    Clara Shoemaker

    Born  28 Apr 1876  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  August Frederick Gies | F36821 
    Married     

    Child 5 | Female
    Emma Lorraine Shoemaker

    Born  4 Dec 1880  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Jul 1951   
    Buried    Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Charles John Henry Massel | F6235 
    Married  26 Dec 1900  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    Harvey Shoemaker

    Born  15 Jul 1886  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mabel | F184987 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Female
    Olive Esther Shoemaker

    Born  25 Apr 1898  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1965   
    Buried    Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John Gordon Steiss | F32593 
    Married     

  • 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..., 417.

    2. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Bridegroom Name: Menno Schuhmacher Age: 25 Res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Abraham & Mary Schuhmacher Bride: Name: Ester Schantz Age: 22 Res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Sam. & Rebeca Schantz Witness(S): Name: Sam. Bowmann Res: Waterloo Tp. Name: Emilia Schantz Res: Waterloo Tp. Date of Marriage: Nvo. 29, 1870

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 15 Dec 1870.
      Nov. 29, 1870 Esther Schantz and Menno Schneider [should read Shoemaker], both of Waterloo Tp., by Rev. Tuerk

    4. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 38.