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

Magdalena Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1825 - 1887  (62 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Shantz 
    Born 19 Apr 1825  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Helena Shantz  [8
    Name Magdalena Snyder 
    Residence 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6833 
    Died 19 Apr 1887  [1, 3, 7, 11
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I19790  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2022 

    Father Isaac Shantz,   b. 23 Apr 1783, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1854, South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Esther Bechtel,   b. 2 Feb 1786, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1808  [2, 12
    Family ID F4138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin B. Snyder,   b. 3 Oct 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1898  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 9
    Children 
     1. Esther Snyder,   b. 14 Dec 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925  (Age 78 years)
     2. Magdeline Snyder,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Leah Snyder,   b. 27 Nov 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1941  (Age 91 years)
     4. Barbara Snyder,   b. 25 Apr 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jonathan S. Snyder,   b. 28 Feb 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1938  (Age 83 years)
     6. Susanna Snyder,   b. 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Lucy Ann Snyder,   b. 26 May 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1886, Near Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     8. Ezra S. Snyder,   b. 12 Jun 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1939, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Jemima Snyder,   b. 23 Feb 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1934  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F4971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Shantz, "was born April 19th, 1825, and died April 19th, 1887. On March 27th, 1845, she was married to Benjamin B. Snyder."


      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. [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..., 419.

    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..., 224.

    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..., 319.

    4. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 20.

    5. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 9 Page 72.

    6. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 28.

    7. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, F., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, F. (1825). Magdalena Shantz Snyder (1825-1887) - Find A.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 7 July 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27358115/magdalena-snyder.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009788-74.
      (Waterloo Co.) Aaron SHANTZ, 23, farmer, Canada, Waterloo Twp, s/o Moses & Susannah married Leah SNYDER, 24, Canada, Waterloo Twp, d/o Benjamin & Helena, witn: F.W. TUERK Jr. & Ida TUERK both of Berlin, 10 February 1874 in Berlin.

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin report 50.
      Benjamin Shneider, to Magdalena Shantz, both of Waterloo. 27 Mar. 1845. Wit. Isaac Shantz and Joseph E. Schneider.

    10. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg.28.

    11. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 14.

    12. [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..., 413.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Apr 1825 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Mar 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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