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

Ada B. Eby[1, 2]

Female 1893 - 1918  (25 years)


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  • Name Ada B. Eby 
    Born 17 Aug 1893  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Ada B. Shantz 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2609.6 
    Died 23 Sep 1918  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 8
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Person ID I21618  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Benjamin M. Eby,   b. 13 Apr 1860, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1948  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Esther Brubacher,   b. 5 Feb 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1924, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1881  [1, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F234  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abraham G. Shantz,   b. 8 Apr 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1954  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1917  [5, 6, 12
    Children 
     1. Doris Ada Shantz
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F5736  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1893 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Sep 1918 - Waterloo City, 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 
    • Shantz.-Ada (Eby) Shantz was born near Waterloo, Ont., Aug. 17, 1893; died Sept. 24, 1918; aged 25 y. 1 m. 7 d. In early life she gave her heart to the Lord, joined the Mennonite Church and has been a faithful member till death. On March 20, 1917, she was united in marriage to Abram Shantz, which union was blessed with one daughter which was taken and is cared for by its aunt, Mrs. Josiah Bearinger. She leaves to mourn her early departure, her husband, father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, 3 brothers, 5 sisters, and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted Sept. 27, at the Waterloo Mennonite Church by the brethren, Urias Weber (from Prov. 23: 23), and Jonas Snider (from Isa. 35: 10). Buried in the First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Ont.

      \bGospel Herald - Volume XI, Number 30 - October 24, 1918 - pages 558 and 559

  • 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..., 591.

    2. [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..., 353.

    3. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, ON WATERLOO (North/Nord) (#121) Subdistrict: Waterloo C-3 Page 19.

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 19.

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Ada Eby / beloved wife of / Abram G. Shantz / died Sept.24, 1918 / aged 25 yrs. 1 mo. 7 d. / gone but not forgotten

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 24, 1918 - Obituary of Ada B. Eby.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 1.

    8. [S266] Funeral Card - - Funeral Card Notices of Waterloo County Volume 2.
      Died/ In Waterloo, on Tuesday, September 24th, 1918/ Ada Eby/ Beloved wife of Abram Shantz/ Aged 25 Years, 1 Month and 7 Days/ The Funeral/ will take place from her late residence, Frederick St./ Waterloo, on/ Friday, September 27th, 1918/ at two o'clock, p. m./ to Waterloo Mennonite Church for service, then/ to Kitchener East End Mennonite/ cemetery for interment./ Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Volume XLI, Number 46 - November 16, 1948, pages 1102 and 1103.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, September 18, 1924 - Obituary of Esther Brubacher.

    11. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 18.

    12. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obitary of Abraham G. Shantz - January 11, 1955.