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

Edmund S. Shantz[1]

Male 1877 - 1943  (66 years)


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  • Name Edmund S. Shantz 
    Born 12 Apr 1877  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Blacksmith 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Blacksmith, Blacksmith Shop 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6917.1 
    Died 6 Nov 1943  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19350  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father Noah W. Shantz,   b. 10 Aug 1854, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1920, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Rachel Shantz,   b. 27 Mar 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1890, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1876  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F4922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Marietta Gimbel,   b. 12 Mar 1880, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1933  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1899  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Laura May Shantz,   b. 20 Apr 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lorne Edgar Shantz,   b. 5 May 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966  (Age 63 years)
     3. Alma Myrtle Shantz,   b. 21 Sep 1906, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1995, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Clara Bell Shantz,   b. 14 Aug 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Vera Grace Shantz,   b. 18 Dec 1910, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1961  (Age 50 years)
     6. Walter Earl Shantz,   b. 29 Jan 1914,   d. 5 Jun 1981  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F24503  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Etta Gimbel,   b. CA 1880,   d. CALC 1933  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Children 
     1. Laura May Shantz,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lorne Edgar Shantz,   b. 5 May 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966  (Age 63 years)
     3. Alma Myrtle Shantz,   b. 21 Sep 1906, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1995, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Clara Bell Shantz,   b. 14 Aug 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Vera Grace Shantz,   b. 18 Dec 1910, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1961  (Age 50 years)
     6. Walter Earl Shantz,   b. 29 Jan 1914,   d. 5 Jun 1981  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F267558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Apr 1877 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Oct 1899 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith, Blacksmith Shop - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Nov 1943 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • EDMUND SHANTZ - Edmund Shantz, 66, died at his residence, Waterloo following a short illness. A native of Bloomingdale, he was a son of the late Noah Shantz and. Rachel C. Shantz, stable foreman at Silverwood's Dairy. Mr. Shantz made his home in Kitchener for the past 40 years. He attended the Evangelical church. He was an enthusiastic curler and bowler. His wife, formerly Mary Etta Gimbel, died 11 years ago. Surviving are two sons, Lorne, at home and Pte. Walter, overseas with the No. 1 C.O.R.U.; four daughters, Mrs. Fred Meyer and Mrs. Albert Schmidt, Waterloo, Mrs. Edward Cole, Capdela-Madleine, Que., and Mrs. Edward Arris, Vancouver; also three brothers, Elah, Didsbury, Alberta, Dan, Elmira and Maurice, Calgary, and nine grandchildren.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • 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..., 432.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 11.

    3. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Waterloo N. Twp. 1881 Page 16.

    4. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 47 Pg. 8.

    5. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Edmund Shantz.

    6. [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..., 398.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Rachel C Shantz Born: Waterloo Age: 20 Father: Isaac Shantz Mother: Catherine Shantz Born: abt 1856 Spouse: Noah W Shantz Age: 21 born: Waterloo Father: Daniel Shantz Mother: Cother Shantz married 27 Feb 1876