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

Albert Shantz[1]

Male 1874 - 1941  (67 years)


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  • Name Albert Shantz 
    Born 24 Aug 1874  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1911  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6949.4 
    Died 25 Nov 1941  [2, 4
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I20091  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father David Shantz,   b. 29 May 1845, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1909  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Susannah Detweiler,   b. 12 Feb 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1900  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1869  [1
    Family ID F5454  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father David Shantz,   b. 29 May 1845, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1909  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother ?,   b. Abt 1845,   d. Bef 1901  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Family ID F24235  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christina M. Frey,   b. 1 Mar 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1960, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 2 May 1906  [4
    Children 
     1. Edna Shantz,   b. Oct 1907, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F5794  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Shantz.-Albert Shantz was born Aug. 24, 1874;died Nov. 25, 1941; aged 67 y. 3 m. 1 d. May 2, 1906, he was married to Christina Frey. To this union was born 1 daughter (Edna). Bro. Shantz had been in good health till a few weeks ago, when he felt an illness creeping upon him, and he passed peacefully away at his home in Elmira. He leaves his sorrowing wife and their daughter Edna, 3 brothers, 1 sister, and a host of friends. He was a member of the Mennonite Church since his youth. The funeral took place at the Elmira, Ont., Mennonite Church. Burial in adjoining cemetery. Funeral services were conducted by Bros. O. D. Snider and J. R. Mumaw of Harrisonburg, Va.

      "Calm and peaceful he is sleeping,
      Sweetest rest that follows pain;
      We who loved him sadly miss him,
      But trust in God to meet again."

      GOSPEL HERALD - Vol. XXXIV, No . 39
      - December 25, 1941 - pp 838,839

  • 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..., 437.

    2. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Albert Shantz/ 1874-1941/ his wife/ Christina Frey/ 1883-1960/ At rest/

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 6.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Albert Shantz - December 25, 1941.

    5. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div.. 17 Page 7.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Aug 1874 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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