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

Magdalena Shantz[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Female 1795 - 1867  (71 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Shantz 
    Born 15 Dec 1795  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena Schneider 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6911 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone Image 
    Died 8 Feb 1867  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 9
    Cause: dropsy 
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Person ID I19981  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Christian Shantz,   b. 11 Jul 1769, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1857  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Hannah Paul,   b. 10 Sep 1772, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1845, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1791  [10
    Family ID F4993  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian J. Schneider,   b. 14 Mar 1791, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1814  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. Hannah Snider,   b. 8 Mar 1815, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1884  (Age 69 years)
     2. Abraham S. Snider,   b. 18 Aug 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1893, Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Joel S. Schneider,   b. 11 Sep 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     4. Jacob S. Snider,   b. 25 Jan 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1907, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. David S. Snider,   b. 7 Mar 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1900, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. Mary Snyder,   b. 4 Dec 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1916, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     7. Henry S. Snider,   b. 1 Nov 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1903  (Age 78 years)
     8. John S. Snider,   b. 12 Nov 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1877, Near Bradford P. O., Chickasaw Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     9. Elizabeth Snider,   b. 2 Apr 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1911  (Age 82 years)
     10. Rebecca S. Snider,   b. 13 Aug 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1921, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     11. Magdalena Snider,   b. 30 Jun 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Benjamin S. Snyder,   b. 2 Oct 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1911  (Age 75 years)
     13. Christian Snider,   b. 14 Sep 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1862  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F4994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Shantz, "was born December 15th, 1795. She was married, March 20th, 1814 to Christian J. Schneider, and died February 8th, 1867."


      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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      In Waterloo township, Waterloo Co., on the 8th of February, of dropsy MAGDALENA, wife of Bro. Christian SCHNEIDER, aged 71 years, 1 month and 24 days. She was buried at Schneider's Meeting-house. Funeral sermons preached by Samuel Weber and Joseph Hege.
      E. S.


      HERALD OF TRUTH - Volume IV, Number 5 - May 1867 - Page 78.

  • 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..., 431.

    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..., 19.

    3. [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..., 120.

    4. [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..., 128.

    5. [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..., 89.

    6. [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..., 309.

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 87.

    8. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      [Front/West] In memory of/ Magdalena Schantz/ Wife of/ Christian J. Snider:/ Born/ Dec'r 15th 1795,/ Died Feb'y 8th 1867: / Aged 71 Years. 1 Mo./ 24 Days/ We cannot tell who next may fall/ Beneath thy chastening rod./ One must be first, but let us all/ Prepare to meet our God. [Verse eroded, June 2009]

    9. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Volume IV, Number 5 - May 1867 - Page 78.

    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..., 430.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Dec 1795 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: dropsy - 8 Feb 1867 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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