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

Lydia Ann Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1847 - 1915  (68 years)


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  • Name Lydia Ann Shantz 
    Born 20 Jan 1847  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/92492268 
    Name Lydia Ann Moyer 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6699 
    Died 18 Apr 1915  Wheatland, Mecosta, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Roberts Cemetery, Wheatland Township, Mecosta Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19320  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Isaac Y. Shantz,   b. 31 Jan 1809, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1878, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Catharine Clemens,   b. 14 Feb 1816, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1869, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 23 Apr 1833  [5, 7
    Family ID F4915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Josiah S. Moyer,   b. 19 Apr 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1931, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6, 8
    Children 
     1. Lydia Ann Moyer
     2. Harriet Matilda "Matilda" "Tilly" Moyer,   b. 11 Jan 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1941, Oshtemo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Isaac Milo "Milo" Moyer,   b. 15 Jul 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1942, Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Henry Melvin Moyer,   b. 29 Apr 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1882, Wheatland, Mecosta, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F4038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lydia Ann Shantz, "was born January 20th, 1847. She was married, November 24th, 1868, to Josiah Moyer, a farmer."


      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..., 397.

    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..., 110.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    4. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 59.

    5. [S894] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861, Sect. 6 Page 43.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 26 Nov 1868.
      Nov. 24, 1868 Lydia Schantz and Josia Moyer, both of Waterloo Tp., by Rev. Kaessmann

    7. [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..., 396.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Josia Mogk, 22, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Heinrich and Catharina (Schiedel), married 24 Oct 1868 Lydia Schantz, 20, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Isaac and Catherine (Clemmer)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1847 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Nov 1868 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roberts Cemetery, Wheatland Township, Mecosta Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
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