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

Magdalena Eby[1, 2]

Female 1841 - 1915  (74 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Eby 
    Born 26 Aug 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena 
    Name Magdalena Shantz 
    Residence 1860  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2439 
    Died 15 Sep 1915  [4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I21078  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Elias Eby,   b. 22 Feb 1810, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1878, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Maria "Anna" Weber,   b. 30 Jul 1809, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1877, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F4715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Isaac E. Shantz,   b. 23 May 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1908, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. Josiah E. Shantz,   b. 18 Nov 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1908  (Age 46 years)
     2. Tilman Shantz,   b. 28 Feb 1863, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1863  (Age 0 years)
     3. Edmund Shantz,   b. 14 Jul 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 81 years)
     4. Elmina Shantz,   b. 22 Nov 1868, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943  (Age 74 years)
     5. Mary Ann Shantz,   b. 5 Jun 1871, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1924  (Age 53 years)
     6. Milton E. Shantz,   b. 8 Jul 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1944  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4950  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 ?,   b. Abt 1840,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1860  [8
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F231237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Aug 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Dec 1860 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Eby, "was born August 26th, 1841. She is married to Isaac E. Shantz and resides in Berlin where he is engaged in business. They have a family of six children: Josiah, married to Eliza Shantz, has a family of several children and resides in Berlin, Tilman, died young, Edmund is married to Susannah Groff and resides on the old homestead. They have two children. Elmina is married to Rev. Christian Miller and resides in Berlin. Mary Ann is married to Amos Groff. They reside on the old "Groff Farm" near Waterloo. Milton is at home and is engaged as book-keeper in the foundry."


      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. [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..., 558.

    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..., 414.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, a-2 pg 8.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of / Isaac E. Shantz / born May 23, 1839, died Jan.11, 1908 / aged 58 yrs. 7 mo. 19 ds / Magdalena Eby / his wife / born Aug.26, 1841 / died Sept.15, 1915, aged 74 yrs. 20 ds. / at rest / Shantz

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 18.

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 6.

    7. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 34 Page 4.

    8. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 6 Page 37.

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Isaac Shantz, 21, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Samuel and Susanna, married 23 Dec 1860 Magdalena Eby, 19, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Elias and Anna

    10. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 7.

    11. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 25 Jan 1860.
      "Shantz - Eby: On the 30th ult., by the Rev'd Joseph Hagey, Mr. Isaac E. Shantz, to Magdalena, eldest daughter of Elias Eby, Esq., Bridgeport."

    12. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 3 Page 17.