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

Ephraim Shafer[1]

Male 1871 - 1953  (81 years)


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  • Name Ephraim Shafer 
    Born 10 Aug 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1900  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    teamster 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Teamster 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Laborer, Sidewalks 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Cementer, Tire Factory 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  305 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00110-6711.3 
    Died 18 Mar 1953  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I19380  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father John Schaefer,   b. 28 Mar 1842, , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1923  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Eliza" Shantz,   b. 25 Mar 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1867  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 11
    Family ID F4924  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Ann Moyer,   b. 25 Aug 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1953  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 30 May 1900  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Arlene Marie Shafer,   b. 25 Apr 1905, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1977, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F6239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • EPHRIAM SHAFER

      After an illness of six weeks, Ephriam Shafer, 82, of Kitchener died Wednesday. March 18, at the K-W Hospital. He was born August 10, 1870, near Kossuth. His parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. John Shafer. In 1900, he married the former Lydia Ann Moyer, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Carl (Arlene) Hendrick of Elmira; one brother, Irvin of Dushore, Pa.: and one grandson. The body was at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home where the funeral was held Saturday at 2 p.m. with interment in Breslau Mennonite Cemetery. Rev. H. S. Hallman officiated.

  • 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..., 399.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 016194-00.
      Ephraim SCHAFER, 29, teamster, Waterloo Co.., Berlin, s/o John SCHAFER & Eliza SHANTZ married Lydia MOYER, 28, Waterloo Co.., Berlin, d/o Isaac MOYER & Barbara SHANTZ, witn: David D. & Leah YULE both of Galt, 30 May 1900 in Galt.

    3. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div 2, Page 53.

    4. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, a-2 pg 1.

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Division 4 Page Number 15 Household Number 64.

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 4 Page 15.

    7. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 36 Page 12.

    8. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 30 Page 5.

    9. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 30.

    10. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Ephraim Shafer/ 1871-1953/ his wife/ Lydia Ann Moyer/ 1872-1953

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register, Page 34, return 307: by Joseph Hagey, A minister of the Mennonist Society.
      John SCHAFER, 25, Germany, Waterloo, s/o Teltz? & Barbara, married Elizabeth HALLMAN, 2-, Waterloo, same, d/o John SHANTZ & Susanna, witn: Delman SHANTZ & Henry WAHL, both of Waterloo, 6 Oct 1867

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - teamster - 1900 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 May 1900 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teamster - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Sidewalks - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cementer, Tire Factory - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Mar 1953 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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