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

Joseph Shantz Springer[1]

Male 1845 - 1920  (75 years)


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  • Name Joseph Shantz Springer 
    Born 23 Sep 1845  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1870  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1878  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00116-7293 
    Died 4 Dec 1920  [9
    Buried Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I10763  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Mayor-Reeve-Sheriff Moses Springer,   b. 24 Aug 1824, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1898, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Barbara Shantz,   b. 11 Aug 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1884, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13
    Family ID F3087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosina Roos,   b. 25 Sep 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1902  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1868  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    Children 
     1. Angus Springer,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Rev. Angus Riso Springer,   b. 31 Oct 1868, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1939, Ridgeway, Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Annie Delila Springer,   b. 14 Aug 1870, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1937  (Age 67 years)
     4. Elisabeth Matilda "Lizzie" Springer,   b. 10 Feb 1873, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1907  (Age 33 years)
     5. Ida Geraldina Springer,   b. 16 Apr 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1962  (Age 84 years)
     6. Bailie Springer,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Milton Bailie "Bailie" Springer,   b. 4 Jan 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1970  (Age 90 years)
     8. Emma B. Springer,   b. 1 Aug 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1970, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     9. Vera Belle Springer,   b. 18 Jun 1885, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1952  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Sep 1845 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Feb 1868 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1878 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Joseph Shantz Springer, "the eldest, is married to Rosina Roos. He resides near Mossborough, Waterloo County, 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.].

  • 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..., 498.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Joseph Springer Born: Waterloo Res: Waterloo Age: 23 Father: Moses Springer Mother: Barbara Shantz Born: 1845 Spouse: Rosine Roos Age: 24 born: Preston Res: Preston Born: 1844 Father: John Roos Mother: Elisabeth Weiker married 9 Feb 1868 married: Preston

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 1.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 18.

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 22.

    6. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 6.

    7. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 39.

    8. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 3 Page 23.

    9. [S488] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Zion United Maple Grove CC#4503 Cemetery Internet Link .
      East: Ida G Springer/ died May 11 1962 aged 84 years/ Emma B Springer/ died Jan 24 1970 aged 87 years/ M Bailie Springer/ died June 24 1970 aged 90 years

      A. Ida B. Emma C. Bailie

      North: Elizabeth M/ Springer/ died/ Feb 8 1907/ aged 34 years/ Vera Belle Springer/ died/ Jan 28 1952/ aged/ 66 years

      South: Annie D/ Springer/ died/ Aug 26 1937/ aged/ 67 years

      A. Annie B. Mother C. Elizabeth

      North: In loving memory of/ Rosina Roos beloved wife of/ Joseph S Springer/ died June 8 1902/ aged 58 yrs 8 ms & 14 ds/ she is not dead but sleepeth/ Joseph S Springer/ died Dec 4 1920/ aged 75 years/ Springer

    10. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 34.

    11. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 18241 (1870), Annie Delila.
      Annie Delila Springer Date of Birth: 14 Aug 1870 Gender: Female Birth County: Waterloo Father's Name: Joseph Springer, resident of Wellesley, Mother's Name: Rosina Roos

    12. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 32508 (1878), Ida Geraldina.
      Ida Geraldina Springer Date of Birth: 16 Apr 1878 Gender: Female Birth County: Waterloo Father's Name: Joseph Springer, farmer of Waterloo Twp., Mother's Name: Rosina Roos

    13. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Huttner, Jacob Rev - Lutheran Minister, Preston #53.