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

Susannah C. Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1861 - 1917  (56 years)


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  • Name Susannah C. Shantz 
    Born 2 Aug 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Susannah C. Schmitt 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6675 
    Died 6 Dec 1917  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 9
    Cause: Carcinoma of Breast 2 years 
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I19216  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2024 

    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  [2, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F4903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John H. Schmitt,   b. 1 Jul 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1935  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1883  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Children 
     1. Amsey Schmidt
     2. Josiah S. Schmitt,   b. 1 Oct 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1969, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Manasseh Schmidt,   b. 9 Dec 1885, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Aden Schmidt,   b. 30 Jul 1887, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1887, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Eli Schmidt,   b. 17 Aug 1888, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. John S. Schmitt,   b. 1 Apr 1891, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1961, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     7. Clayton Schmidt,   b. 23 Dec 1892, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1893  (Age 0 years)
     8. Elizabeth Anna Silva Schmidt,   b. 3 Apr 1894, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1894  (Age 0 years)
     9. Addison Schmidt,   b. 4 Oct 1897, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1898  (Age 0 years)
     10. Laura Susannah Schmitt,   b. 12 May 1900, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1958, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2024 
    Family ID F4908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Susannah Shantz, "was born August 2nd, 1861. On January 2nd, 1883, she was married to John H. Schmidt who was born July 1st, 1858."


      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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      Early this morning there passed away, after a long and painful illness, Susannah C. Shantz, wife of John H. Schmidt, Woolwich. Deceased was born August 2nd, 1861, and married January 2nd, 1888. To Mr. and Mrs. Schmidt were born ten children, of whom six died in infancy. Her husband, three sons, Josiah, Manassa and John, and one daughter, Laura also one grandchild survive. They have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement. The funeral will be held on Sunday morning at 9 o'clock. Service in St. James Church before burial.

      Elmira Signet Dec 6 1917

  • 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..., 393.

    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..., 480.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 7.

    4. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Hier ruhet in Gott/ Susannah Shantz/ Ehefrau von/ Johan H. Schmitt/ geb. 2 Aug. 1861/ gest. 6 Dez. 1917/ Alter 56 Jah. 4 M. 4 T. / Leichentext. Hiob. 7: 2,3/ [verse]/ (A) Mother

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012277-83.
      John SCHMIDT, 24, farmer, Waterloo twp., same, s/o Martin & Elizabeth, married Susanna SHANTZ, 21, Waterloo twp., same, d/o Eli and Anna, witn: Frederick MARTIN & Caroline WURSTER, both of Preston, 2 Jan 1883 at Preston

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 32604-1917 Susannah Shantz.

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

    8. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 14.

    9. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), obituary of Susannah C. Shantz Schmidt - Dec 6 1917.

    10. [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.

    11. [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.

    12. [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.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Aug 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jan 1883 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Carcinoma of Breast 2 years - 6 Dec 1917 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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