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

Menno M. Shantz[1]

Male 1883 - 1954  (71 years)


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  • Name Menno M. Shantz 
    Born 11 Apr 1883  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 34, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6951.6 
    Died 2 Nov 1954  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I20121  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Henry Shantz,   b. 7 Oct 1851, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1928  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Veronica Martin,   b. 11 Feb 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1923  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1875  [1, 8
    Family ID F5013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Wismer,   b. 22 Apr 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1947  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1908  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Henry Willard Shantz,   b. 23 Dec 1909, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1939, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     2. Esther Estelle Shantz,   b. 11 Oct 1911, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 2000  (Age 88 years)
     3. John George Shantz,   b. 3 Jun 1913, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 2004  (Age 91 years)
     4. Lydia Lauretta "Rita" Shantz,   b. 12 Feb 1915, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 25 years)
     5. Menno Leon Shantz,   b. 15 Feb 1917, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1918  (Age 0 years)
     6. Ella Mae Shantz,   b. 4 Feb 1919, Reidsville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Irvine Leonard Shantz,   b. 16 Dec 1920, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1993  (Age 72 years)
     8. Peter Arnold Shantz,   b. 28 Feb 1923, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1923  (Age 0 years)
     9. Samuel Howard Shantz,   b. 10 Jul 1924, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1997, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     10. Marion Elizabeth "Ella" Shantz,   b. 21 Sep 1926, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 2006, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     11. Doris Evelyn Shantz
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F6320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Apr 1883 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Sep 1908 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 34, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Nov 1954 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Shantz, -- Menno M., third son of Henry and Veronica (Martin) Shantz, was born in 1883; died at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital Nov. 2, 1954; aged 71 years. In Sept. 1907, he was married to Esther Wismer who preceded him in death in March, 1947. He is survived by 3 sons (John, Ervin, and Samuel, all farming near Ayr, Ont.), 4 daughters (Estelle of St. George, Ont.; Ella--Mrs. Burns of Galt, Ont.; Marion--Mrs. Linsman of Kitchener, Ont., and Doris--Mrs. Weicker of New Hamburg, Ont.), and 3 brothers (Levi and Noah of Braeside Home, Preston, Ont,. And Amos of Ayr, Ont.). Four children also preceded him (Menno, Peter, Willard, and Reta--Mrs. Horsfall). Services were held at the Roseville Mennonite Church, Roseville, Ont., where he was a member since youth. Moses S. Bowman and Moses Roth conducted the services. Burial was made in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLVIII , Number 1 - January 4, 1955 --- page 22, 23

  • 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. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      Shantz/ Menno Shantz/ 1883-1954/ his beloved wife/ Esther Wismer/ 1888-1947/ Rest in peace

    3. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-5 Page 12.

    4. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North/Nord) B-5 Page 12.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 4, 1955 - Obituaryof Menno Shantz.

    6. [S562] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1911, Div 3. Pg. 10.

    7. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 44.

    8. [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..., 29.