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

Daniel S. Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1868 - 1944  (75 years)


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  • Name Daniel S. Shantz 
    Born 13 Apr 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6677.4 
    Died 11 Jan 1944  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I19233  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father Henry B. Shantz,   b. Nov 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Lydia Snyder,   b. 20 Jan 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1911  (Age < 71 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10, 11, 12
    Family ID F4757  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Catherine Groh,   b. 3 Nov 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1924  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1893  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Lauretta Alsina Shantz,   b. 6 Dec 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1915, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     2. Ivan Eldon Shantz,   b. 12 Dec 1894, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974  (Age 79 years)
     3. Melinda Shantz,   b. 7 Feb 1896, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1964, Lanigan, , Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Elva Iona Shantz,   b. 26 Aug 1897, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1941  (Age 43 years)
     5. Floyd Shantz,   b. 2 Aug 1899, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sylvanus Anthony Shantz,   b. 3 Feb 1901, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1973, Kitchener Daily Record Newspaper, Kitchener, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     7. Lloyd Anson Shantz,   b. 1903, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1983  (Age 80 years)
     8. Serena Lydia Shantz,   b. 4 Oct 1905, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1993, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F565  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Shantz.- Daniel Snyder Shantz, son of the late Henry and Lydia (Snyder) Shantz, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., April 13, 1868; died after a lingering illness in the KitchenerWaterloo Hospital, Jan. 11, 1944; aged 75 y. 8 m. 29 d. September 28, 1892, he was united in marriage with Susannah Catherine Groh who preceded him in death, June 5, 1924. Two daughters also preceded him (Lauretta Alzina, in 1915; and Elva, wife of David Jantzi, in 1941. He is survived by 2 daughters (Malinda, wife of Aaron Biehn, Guernsey, Sask.; and Serena, wife of Clayton Eby, Preston), 4 sons (Ivan, Preston; Floyd, Foam Lake, Sask.; Sylvanus, Strasburg; Lloyd, Hespeler), 21 grandchildren, 4 brothers (William and Ananias, Kitchener; Alvin, Waterloo; Samuel, Breslau), and 2 sisters (Mrs. Leander Snyder, Parkway; Mrs. Henry Feick, Doon). He became a member of the Mennonite Church in March, 1891, and was ordained deacon of the Hagey Mennonite Church in 1907, in which capacity he served for 36 years. Funeral services were held, Jan. 14, 1944, at the Hagey Mennonite Church with B. B. Shantz and J. W. Witmer in charge. Burial in adjoining cemetery.

      There's an open gate at the end of the road
      Through which each must go alone,
      And there in a light we cannot see,
      Our Father claims His own
      .

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXVI, No . 47 - February 17, 1944, pages 989, 990 and 991

  • 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..., 736.

    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..., 394.

    3. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Shantz/ Daniel S. Shantz/ born Apr. 13, 1868/ died Jan. 11, 1944/ aged 75 yrs. 8 mos. 29 dys./ Susannah Catherine Groh/ wife of Daniel S. Shantz/ born Nov. 3, 1866/ died June 5, 1924/ aged 57 yrs. 7 mos. 2 dys.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-4 Page 10.

    5. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 13 Household Number 53.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Daniel S Shantz Born: Waterloo Township Age: 24 Father: Henry Shantz Mother: Lydia Schneider Born: Spouse: Susannah Groh Age: 25 born: Waterloo Township Father: Isaac Groh Mother: Mary Wanner married 28 Sep 1893 married: Waterloo

    7. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 27.

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Daniel Snyder Shantz - February 17, 1944.

    9. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 11.

    10. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 13.

    11. [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..., 299.

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Shantz, 21, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Noe and Hanna, married 20 Oct 1863 Lydia Snyder, 23, res. Waterloo, b. N. Dumfries, daughter of Samuel and Mary

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Apr 1868 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Sep 1893 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 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 - 11 Jan 1944 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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