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

Stauffer S. Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Male 1862 - 1938  (76 years)


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  • Name Stauffer S. Shantz 
    Born 24 Jan 1862  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21738302 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Son 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1894  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6752 
    Died 31 Dec 1938  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I19525  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2023 

    Father David Y. Shantz,   b. 29 Aug 1819, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Barbara Stauffer,   b. 16 Oct 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1913  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F2935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Magdalena "Maggie" Snyder,   b. 14 Apr 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1932, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1894  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9, 10, 13
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2023 
    Family ID F927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Alberta "Alberta" Kolb,   b. 6 Feb 1871, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1948, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1935  [9
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2023 
    Family ID F49288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Stauffer S. Shantz, "was born January 24th, 1862. He is married to Maggie Snyder. They reside near Baden where he is engaged in farming."

      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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      partial obituary

      "(Baden) Ill for the past year, Stauffer S. Shantz, 76, of Baden, died at his late residence Sat. Deceased was born in Wilmot Tp. on Jan. 24, 1862, a s/o David Y. Shantz and Barbara Stauffer. His first wife, Maggie Snyder, predeceased him 7 years ago. He was later married to Alberta Bowman. Surviving are his widow, two brothers, David S. of Waterloo and Herman S.of Baden..."

      Kitchener Daily Record 3 Jan 1939


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      Shantz -- Stauffer L Shantz, of Baden, Ont., son of the late David Y. and Barbara (Stauffer) Shantz was born Jan. 24, 1862; died after a lingering illness, Dec. 31, 1938; aged 76 y. 11 m. 7 d. On March 6, 1894, he was married to Magdalena Snyder of Natchez. On Feb. 9, 1932, his beloved wife passed away. On Oct. 2, 1935, he was again married to Mrs. Alberta Bowman of Kitchener, who survives to mourn his departure; also 2 brothers (David S., of Waterloo and Herman S., of Wilmot), and a host of relatives and friends. During his illness he was baptized and we trust he is resting in peace. Funeral services were conducted Jan. 3 at the Shantz Church by E. O. Seymour, pastor of Trinity United Church, Kitchener, assisted by Bishop Manassah Hallman. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald January 19, 1939 - Vol. XXXI, No.42 - pages 902, 903, 904

  • 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..., 406.

    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..., 345.

    3. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012051-94.
      Stauffer Shantz, 32, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot Twp, res. Wilmot Twp, son of David and Barbara married Maggie Snyder, 22, b. Waterloo Twp, res. Waterloo Twp, daughter of Joseph C. and Elizabeth, Witn: Jacob B. and Marian Snyder of Waterloo Twp, 6 March 1894 at The Residence of Bride's Parents

    4. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      Shantz / Peace, Sweet Peace / Maggie Snyder / 1871-1932 / wife of / Stauffer S. Shantz / 1862-1938

    5. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 14.

    6. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 47.

    7. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 9 Page 3.

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 15.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obitaury of Stauffer Shantz - January 19, 1939 - Vol. XXXI, No.42 - pages 902, 903, 904.

    10. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Stauffer Shantz - 3 Jan 1939.

    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..., 405.

    12. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev., Minister of the Mennonist Society #19.
      David Shantz, To Barbara Stauffer, Both Of Waterloo. 15 Mar. 1842. Rev. Eby. Wit. Daniel Stauffer And Jacob Shantz

    13. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917).
      Stauffer Schantz of Wilmot married March 6, 1894 to Maggie Schneider of Natchez by Preacher J. B.Bowman

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jan 1862 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Son - 1881 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1894 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Mar 1894 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Dec 1938 - Baden, 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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