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

Elmina Weber[1, 2]

Female 1881 - 1930  (49 years)


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  • Name Elmina Weber 
    Born 7 Aug 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Elmina Shantz 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00127-7902.11 
    Died 12 Sep 1930  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I18501  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father Moses M. Weber,   b. 29 Aug 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Clemmer,   b. 22 Jan 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1877  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Family ID F2691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Norman S. Shantz,   b. 5 Dec 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1967, , Peel Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Children 
     1. Seleda Shantz,   b. Sep 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sylvia Edna Shantz,   b. 4 Aug 1911, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1915, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     3. Mahlon Shantz,   b. 1914,   d. 1999  (Age 85 years)
     4. Elam Wilbur Shantz,   b. 11 Apr 1920,   d. 23 Nov 1995, Exeter, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F4752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Aug 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Sep 1930 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Shantz. - Elmina C., daughter of the late Moses and Rebecca Weber, was born in Waterloo Twp., Ont., Aug. 7, 1881; died at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital Sept. 12, 1930; aged 49 y. 1 m. 5 d. At the age of 9 years she was left an orphan and was taken into the home of her uncle, Daniel Weber, where she grew to womanhood. On Jan. 9, 1907, she was married to Norman Shantz. To this union 3 sons and 2 daughters were born. One daughter died in infancy. She is survived by her husband and children, and 2 brothers and 1 sister who mourn her departure. In early youth she accepted Christ and became a member of the Mennonite Church, in which faith she lived an exemplary Christian life, and left bright evidence for the future. She was a member of the Hagey congregation. Funeral services were held at the First Mennonite Church, at Kitchener Sept. 15. Bros. Benjamin B. Shantz and Milo Kauffman were in charge. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXIII, No. 28 - October 9, 1930 - pages 606, 607

  • 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..., 608.

    2. [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..., 450.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    4. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 9.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 9, 1930 - Obituary of Elmina C. Weber.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 19, 1968 - Obituary of Norman S. Shantz.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 22 Feb 1877.
      12 Feb 1877 By Rev. J.B. Baumann, Freeport, Moses Weber was married to Rebecca Clemmer, both of Wateloo Township.