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

Catherine M. Martin[1, 2, 3]

Female 1885 - 1974  (89 years)


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  • Name Catherine M. Martin 
    Born 9 Mar 1885  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26969601 
    Name Catherine M. Shantz 
    Name Katie Martin  [4
    Residence 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Servant 
    Residence 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1965  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Eby ID Number 00083-4983.7 
    Died 4 Dec 1974  Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I13973  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Amos S. Martin,   b. 26 Sep 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1933  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Magdaline G. Musselman,   b. 25 Dec 1853, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1922  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1872  [2
    Family ID F3813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Moses H. Shantz,   b. 10 Sep 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1938, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1908  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 11
    Children 
     1. Luella May Shantz,   b. Mar 1909, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Vernon Shantz,   b. 21 Jan 1911,   d. 6 Feb 1911  (Age 0 years)
     3. Gordon Shantz,   b. Abt 1914,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Magdalena Shantz,   b. 19 Mar 1923, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1989, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Shantz, Catharine, daughter of Amos and Magdalena (Musselman) Martin, was born in Elmira, Ont., Mar. 9, 1885; died at Maples Nursing Home, Tavistock, Ont., Dec. 4, 1974; aged 89 y. On Mar. 4, 1908, she was married to Moses H. Shantz, who preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 1938. Surviving are one son (Gordon), 2 daughters (Luella and Mary - Mrs. Wallace Jutzi), 8 grandchildren, and one brother (Angus). One son (Vernon) preceded her in death. She was a member of the Blenheim Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Dec. 7, in charge of Gordon Bauman; interment in the Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald, January 21, 1975

  • 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..., 130.

    2. [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..., 20.

    3. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 019117-08.
      Moses H. Shantz, 25, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot Twp, res. Wilmot Twp, son of Solomon Shantz and Mary Ann Hostettler married Catherine M. Martin, 22, b. Woolwich Twp, res. Woolwich Twp, daughter of Amos S. Martin and Magdalena Musselman, Witn: Ephraim and Laura Shantz of Wilmot Twp, 4 March 1908 in Elmira.

    4. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B Page 12.

    5. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 12.

    6. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Rev. Moses H. Shantz 1884-1938 his wife Catherine M. Martin 1885-1974

    7. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Catherine Martin Born: 9 Mar 1885 County: Waterloo Father: Amos S Martin Mother: Magdalena Musselman

    8. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 8 Page 6.

    9. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 39.

    10. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Peter M. Martin - 24 Mar 1965 pg 5.

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, September 15, 1938.
      Obituary of Moses H. Shantz

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Mar 1885 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Servant - 1901 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1908 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1965 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Dec 1974 - Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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