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

Lydia Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1848 - 1908  (59 years)


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  • Name Lydia Shantz 
    Born 31 Aug 1848  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Steckle 
    Residence 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6950 
    Died 5 Apr 1908  [8
    Buried Pioneer Park Mennonite Cemetery, [formerly Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery] Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I20098  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Bishop Heinrich "Henry" Schantz,   b. 3 Nov 1804, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1877, South Of Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Lydia Martin,   b. 24 Aug 1810, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1899  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1828  [9, 10
    Family ID F2200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Heinrich B. "Henry" Steckle,   b. 20 Dec 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1920  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1869  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 11
    Children 
     1. Esther "Hettie" Steckle,   b. 10 Dec 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1942, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Anna Steckle,   b. 17 Feb 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1940, Bay City, Bay Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Lydia Steckle,   b. 3 Nov 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962  (Age 88 years)
     4. Malinda Steckle,   b. CALC 11 May 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1875, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Noah Steckle,   b. CALC 12 May 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1875, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     6. Abraham Steckle,   b. 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Amos Steckle,   b. 6 Jun 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878
     8. Lucinda Steckle,   b. CALC 20 Jun 1879, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1880, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     9. Maria Steckle,   b. 15 Sep 1880, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1971  (Age 90 years)
     10. Ada Steckle,   b. 8 Feb 1883, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1982  (Age 99 years)
     11. Emma Steckle,   b. 13 Jun 1885, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Henry Steckle,   b. 23 Aug 1887, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. John Steckle,   b. 8 Nov 1889, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     14. Edna Steckle,   b. 2 Jun 1892, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1982  (Age 89 years)
     15. Ellen Steckle,   b. 22 Jun 1894, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F5011  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lydia Shantz, "was born August 31st, 1848. On January 11th, 1872, she was married to Henry Stoeckle. They live on a large farm near Strasburg and have a family of thirteen children"


      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..., 437.

    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..., 526.

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

    4. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 3 Page 18.

    5. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 17.

    6. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 7 Page 56.

    7. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 53.

    8. [S136] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Weber Mennonite CC#5426 Internet Link.

    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..., 435.

    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..., 43.

    11. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Steckle Bible - family register.
      Heinrich B. Steckle, born Dec. 20, 1846 in Canada West, married Jan. 11, 1870 - Canada L. S. died Oct. 18, 1920 - Waterloo, Ont.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Aug 1848 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jan 1869 - , 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 - - Pioneer Park Mennonite Cemetery, [formerly Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery] Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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