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

Norman S. Shantz[1]

Male 1876 - 1967  (91 years)


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  • Name Norman S. Shantz 
    Born 5 Dec 1876  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6669.3 
    Died 27 Dec 1967  , Peel Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I19198  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father John C. Shantz,   b. 5 Jul 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1914  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Mary Snyder,   b. 28 Nov 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1930  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1874  [1, 7, 8
    Family ID F4905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elmina Weber,   b. 7 Aug 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1930, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 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 - 5 Dec 1876 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - 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 - 27 Dec 1967 - , Peel Co., Ontario 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, Norman S., son of John and Mary (Snyder) Shantz, was born near Kitchener, Ont., Dec. 5, 1876; died at the home of his son near Markham, Ont., Dec. 27, 1967; aged 91 y. 22 d. He was married to Elmina Weber, who died Sept. 12, 1930. Surviving are 4 children (Mahlon, Orval, Seleda-Mrs. Dan Steckle, and Elam), 19 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, one brother (Amsey) and one sister (Mrs. Mary Ann Martin). One daughter (Sylvia), 2 brothers, and 4 sisters preceded him in death. He was a member of the Preston Church, where funeral services were held Dec. 30, with Rufus Jutzi and Emerson McDowell officiating; interment in East End Church Cemetery, Kitchener.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LXI, Number 11 - March 19, 1968-pages 263-264

  • 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..., 392.

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

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 6.

    4. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Waterloo c-5 Page 6.

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

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

    7. [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..., 320.

    8. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 27.