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

Alfred E. Shantz[1]

Male 1874 - 1959  (84 years)


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  • Name Alfred E. Shantz 
    Born 6 Dec 1874  Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6864 
    Died 29 Apr 1959  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Person ID I19867  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Tilman S. Shantz,   b. 8 Jan 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1913  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Married 20 Mar 1871  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Family ID F4980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lydia Ann Brox,   b. 23 May 1884, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1913  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1906  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F5636  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Adeline E. "Addie" Coote,   b. 11 Apr 1881, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1971, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1918  Listowel, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F5637  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Dec 1874 - Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., 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 MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - 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 MapsMarried - 13 Jun 1906 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1911 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Apr 1959 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • ALFRED SHANTZ
      Alfred Shantz, 84, of Elmira, died in K-W Hospital Wednesday, April 30.
      A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tilman Shantz, he was born in Maryborough Township and moved to the Waterloo district, where he lived until 1918. After farming near Alma for 18 years, he moved to Grimsby and retired to Elmira 17 years ago. He was a member of Elmira Evangelical United Brethran Church.
      His wife the former Adeline Coote, survives. Also surviving are two brothers, Walter of Fonthill and Urias of Kitchener; two sisters, Mrs. Jacob Kercher and Miss Elsie Shantz, both of Kitchener.
      The body was at the Dreisinger Funeral Parlor, Elmira, until Friday when it was removed to Elmira EUB Church for service at 2: 30 p.m. Burial was in Elmira Cemetery. The Rev. J. Wesley Siebert officiated.

  • 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..., 425.

    2. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      in Memory Of / Alfred E. Shantz / Born Dec. 6, 1874 / Died Apr. 29, 1959 / Lydian Brox / Wife of Alfred E. Shantz / Died Jan. 12, 1913 / Aged 28 Yrs. 7 Mos. 20 Dys. / Meet Me in Heaven

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 19461-06.
      19461-06 Alfred SHANTZ, 31, farmer, Maryborough twp., Woolwich twp., s/o Dilman SHANTZ & Esther SNYDER, married Lydia Ann BROX, 22, Woolwich twp., same, d/o John BROX & Elizabeth GIMBER, witn: Jacob M. & Mrs. J.M. FOERSTER of Elmira, 13 June 1906 at Elmira

    4. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 24.

    5. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Hawkesville Div 8 Page 12.

    6. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 28.

    7. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, E., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, E. (1874). Alfred E. Shantz (1874-1959) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 7 July 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20748876/alfred-e.-shantz.

    8. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Sarah Etta / Dau. Of Aaron & / Catherine / Strome / Died / Sept. 21, 1878 / Aged 5 Ys. 8 M. 21 Dys

    9. [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..., 424.

    10. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 30 Mar 1871.
      Mar. 21, 1871 Dilman Schantz and Esther Schneider, both of Waterloo Tp., by Rev. Wurster

    11. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 27.