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

Mary Ann Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Female 1871 - 1924  (53 years)


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  • Name Mary Ann Shantz 
    Born 5 Jun 1871  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Ann Groff 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6804 
    Died 6 Nov 1924  [5
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I19695  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Isaac E. Shantz,   b. 23 May 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1908, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Eby,   b. 26 Aug 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1915  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F4950  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amos M. Groff,   b. 3 Apr 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1948, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1893  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Pearl Groff,   b. 31 Aug 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1987  (Age 90 years)
     2. Howard S. Groff,   b. 29 Mar 1898, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1980, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Mabel Groff,   b. 3 Aug 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1991, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     4. Nettie Groff,   b. 16 Apr 1905, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1990, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. Vera Groff,   b. 20 Feb 1910, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Reta Groff,   b. 1917, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 2013, Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jun 1871 - , 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mary Ann Shantz, "was born June 5th, 1871. She is married to Amos Groff, a farmer. They reside near Waterloo, on Mr. Jacob Groff's farm."


      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.].

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 728.

    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..., 415.

    3. [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..., 558.

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 17.

    5. [S155] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Erb Street Mennonite CC#4512 Internet Link.
      Amos M. Groff / died Dec.23,1948 / aged 80 yrs 8 m 20 dys / Mary Ann Shantz / wife of / Amos M. Groff / died Nov.6,1924 / aged 53 yrs 5 m 1 day / at rest / Groff

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 6.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 6.

    8. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sud District 3 - Lexington 1921 Page 19.

    9. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 7.

    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..., 414.

    11. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 25 Jan 1860.
      "Shantz - Eby: On the 30th ult., by the Rev'd Joseph Hagey, Mr. Isaac E. Shantz, to Magdalena, eldest daughter of Elias Eby, Esq., Bridgeport."

    12. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 3 Page 17.

    13. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Isaac Shantz, 21, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Samuel and Susanna, married 23 Dec 1860 Magdalena Eby, 19, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Elias and Anna