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

Anna Shantz[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1851 - 1934  (83 years)


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  • Name Anna Shantz 
    Born 10 Mar 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Female 
    Name Anna Shelly 
    Name Anna Snyder 
    Name Anna Snyder 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1904  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6671 
    Died 3 Jul 1934  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I19207  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Eli C. Shantz, Sr.,   b. 23 Jan 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Anna Cressman,   b. 18 Nov 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1908  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 5 May 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 12, 13, 14
    Family ID F4903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ephraim Snyder,   b. 13 Oct 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1880, Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1875  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 6
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Samuel B. Snyder,   b. 13 Mar 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1902  (Age 45 years) 
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4869  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Jacob Frederic Shelly,   b. 13 Jan 1851, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1904  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F5633  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Anna Shantz, "was born March 10th, 1851. On October 24th, 1875, she was married to Ephraim Snyder who died May 18th, 1880. After Mr. Snyder's death she was again married to Samuel B. Snyder."


      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..., 392.

    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..., 302.

    3. [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..., 283.

    4. [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..., 480.

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of/ Anna Shantz/ wife of/ Jacob Shelly/ 1851-1934/ also wife of/ Samuel Snyder/ 1856-1902/ also wife of/ Ephraim Snyder/ 1849-1880/ until the day break

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 9308-75.
      9308-75 Ephraim SNYDER, 26, farmer, Waterloo twp., same, s/o Absalom & Mary, married Anna SHANTZ, 23, Waterloo twp., same, d/o Eli & Anna, witn: Absalom SNYDER of Waterloo twp & Daniel HAGEY of Blenheim twp., 22 Oct 1875 at Waterloo twp

    7. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 7.

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 27.
      Anna SCHANTZ Birthplace: Canada Age 1 Mennonite b. 10-Mar

    9. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 30.

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

    11. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 18763 (1904), John Shelly-Anna Snyder.
      Jacob Shelly, labourer of Waterloo Twp., Birth Place: Waterloo Township Age: 53 Estimated birth year: abt 1851 Father Name: Louis Shelly Mother Name: Ordleab? Spouse Name: Anna Snyder, residence Waterloo Twp. Spouse's Age: 53 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Township Spouse Father Name: Eli Shantz Spouse Mother Name: Annie Cressman Marriage Date: 20 Nov 1904 Marriage Place: Waterloo Twp.

    12. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 1.

    13. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev. Benjamin Eby, Mennonist Society.
      Eli SHANTZ, to Anna KRESSMAN, both of Waterloo Twp. 5 May 1840. Rev. EBY. Wit. John PRESSMAN and Joseph KRESSMAN.

    14. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 9 May 1840:4.
      5 May 1840 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Eli Schantz to Anna Kressman, daughter of Johann Kressman, all of Waterloo Tp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1851 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Oct 1875 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1904 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Nov 1904 - 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 - 3 Jul 1934 - Waterloo Twp., 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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