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

Ella Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1883 - 1958  (74 years)


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  • Name Ella Shantz 
    Born 3 Oct 1883  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Ella Schmitt 
    Name Ellen Shantz 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6727.5 
    Died 3 Sep 1958  [6
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I19427  Generations
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2020 

    Father Daniel Shantz,   b. 4 Jan 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1936, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Mother Marie "Mary" Nahrgang,   b. 2 Nov 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1921  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 10 May 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F1347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ephraim S. Schmitt,   b. 19 Oct 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1947, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1908 
    Children 
     1. Leona Schmitt
     2. Elvin Schmitt,   b. 21 Jul 1909, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1958  (Age 49 years)
     3. Elroy Schmitt,   b. 29 Feb 1912,   d. 17 May 2005, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Wilfred Schmitt,   b. 30 Apr 1915, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1986, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Winnifred Schmitt,   b. 19 Sep 1919,   d. 19 Dec 2011, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     6. Mary Magdalena Schmitt,   b. 25 Dec 1925,   d. 11 Feb 2010, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F188241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Schmitt, Ella, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David [Daniel] Shantz; born Oct. 3, 1883, at Haysville, Ont.; died Sept.3, 1958; aged 74 y. 11 m. Church membership, Shantz Mennonite Church. Married to Ephraim Schmitt, who predeceased her in 1947. Survivors: 4 sons (Weston, Lowville, N. Y.; Elvin and Elroy, Kitchener; and Wilfred, Bridgeport, Ont.), 3 daughters (Winnifred-Mrs. Morgan Witzel, Baden; Leona-Mrs. Camby Harbridge, Bridgeport; and Mary-Mrs. Howard Forster, Montreal), one brother (Simeon Shantz, Haysville), one sister (Mrs. John McKenzie, Galt), 18 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral service at the Shantz Church, Sept. 7, by Emerson Dorsch and L. H. Witmer. Burial in adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LI, Number 38 - September 23, 1958-page 914

  • 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..., 402.

    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..., 141.

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-1 Page 2.

    5. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 1.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Ella Shantz - September 23, 1958-page 914.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 54.

    8. [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..., 140.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, November 12, 1936 - Obituary of Daniel Shantz.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Daniel Shantz, 24, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, son of Joseph and Elizabeth, married 10 Mar 1868 Maria Nahrgang, 20, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, daughter of Christopher and Maria

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Oct 1883 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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