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

Magdalena Martin[1, 2, 3]

Female 1822 - 1892  (69 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Martin 
    Born 8 Dec 1822  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena Shantz 
    Residence 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Religion 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4304 
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    Died 6 Feb 1892  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Cause: Paralysis (6 days) 
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18250  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Henry Z. Martin,   b. 16 Feb 1794, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Catharine Miller,   b. 4 Nov 1803, , Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joshua Y. Shantz,   b. 11 Sep 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Mar 1840  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6, 10
    Children 
     1. Maria Shantz,   b. 8 Aug 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1886, Near Wilmot Centre, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     2. Catharine Shantz,   b. 1 Oct 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1905  (Age 63 years)
     3. Henry Shantz,   b. 12 Dec 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1848, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     4. Amos M. Shantz,   b. 15 Jun 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1920  (Age 72 years)
     5. Menno M. Shantz,   b. 4 Apr 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1917, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Leah Shantz,   b. 16 May 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1926, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Nancy Shantz,   b. 18 Sep 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     8. Lydia Shantz,   b. 22 Jan 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1899, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     9. Lucinda Shantz,   b. 8 Oct 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1943, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     10. Joshua M. Shantz,   b. 2 May 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Johnathan Shantz,   b. 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F4722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Martin, "the eldest daughter of Henry and Catharine (Miller) Martin, was born in Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, December 8th, 1822. On March 17th, 1840, she was married to Joshua Y., son of Jacob and Mary (Yost) Shantz."


      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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      Last Saturday Mrs. Joshua Shantz was called to her long home, after a short illness and was buried at the cemetery between Hamburg and Wilmot Centre last Wednesday morning. Mrs. Shantz leaves a husband and grown-up family to mourn their loss. She resided on the farm on which she died for fifty-two years.

      New Hamburg Independent 12 Feb 1892 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 757.

    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..., 404.

    3. [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..., 93.

    4. [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.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 28.

    6. [S68] Bible - Shantz, Joshua & Magdalena Martin.

    7. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 10.

    8. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 21.

    9. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 7.

    10. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 21 Mar 1840:50.
      17 Mar 1840 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Josua Schantz, son of Jacob Schantz near Berlin, Waterloo Tp, to Magdalena Martin, daughter of heinrich Martin, in Woolwich Tp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Dec 1822 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Mar 1840 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Paralysis (6 days) - 6 Feb 1892 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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