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

Lydia Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1858 - 1899  (41 years)


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  • Name Lydia Shantz 
    Born 22 Jan 1858  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Bowman 
    Name Lydia Schantz  [9
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6745 
    Died 24 Mar 1899  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Person ID I19510  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father Joshua Y. Shantz,   b. 11 Sep 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Magdalena Martin,   b. 8 Dec 1822, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1840  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10, 11, 12
    Family ID F4722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Moses C. Bowman,   b. 1 Jan 1855, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1933, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1878  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 13
    Children 
     1. Alvah Bowman,   b. 23 Feb 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1946, Guernsey, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Henry S. Bowman,   b. 8 Dec 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1950, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Edwin S. Bowman,   b. 3 Nov 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     4. Melinda S. Bowman,   b. 19 Mar 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1969  (Age 78 years)
     5. Rev. Moses S. Bowman,   b. 12 Mar 1899, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1964, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F2079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lydia Shantz, "was born January 22nd, 1858. On February 5th, 1878, she was married to Rev. Moses C. Bowman who was born January 1st, 1855"


      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.].

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      On the 27th of March 1899, near Mannheim, Waterloo Co., Ont., Sister Lydia, daughter of Joshua Y. Shantz and wife of Pre. Moses C. Bowman, aged 41 years, 2 months and 6 days. Buried on the 30th in the Latschar graveyard. Funeral services by Bish. Amos Cressman in German, and by Noah Stauffer in English from Phil. 1: 21. Besides her husband she leave four sons, one daughter and many other relatives and friends to mourn the lose of one who was dearly beloved. God comfort the bereaved ones in their affliction.


      The Herald of Truth, Vol. XXXVI, No. 13, July 1, 1899 - pages 205,206

  • 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..., 405.

    2. [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..., 78.

    3. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In loving memory/ Pre. Moses C. Bowman/ born Jan. 1, 1855/ died Apr. 28, 1933/ his first wife/ Lydia Shantz/ born Jan. 22, 1858/ died Mar. 24, 1899/ his second wife/ Susanna E. Shantz/ born Apr. 5, 1862/ died/ Feb. 16, 1945/ rest in peace

    4. [S68] Bible - Shantz, Joshua & Magdalena Martin.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 15.

    6. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, July 1, 1899 - Obituary of Lydia Shantz.

    7. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 22.

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 74.

    9. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 10849-78.
      Moses Baumann, 23, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot Twp., res. Same, son of Moses and Anna, Married Lydia Schantz, 20, b. Wilmot Twp., res. Same, daughter of Joshua and Magdalena, Witn: William and Catharina Weber of New Hamburg, 5 Feb 1878 at New Hamburg

    10. [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..., 404.

    11. [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..., 20.

    12. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 21 Mar 1840:50.
      17 Mar 1840 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Josua Schantz, son of Jacob Schantz near Berlin, Waterloo Tp, to Magdalena Martin, daughter of heinrich Martin, in Woolwich Tp.

    13. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, June 15, 1933 - Obituary of Moses C. Bowman.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jan 1858 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Feb 1878 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Mar 1899 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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