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

Sylvanus Anthony Shantz

Male 1901 - 1973  (72 years)


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  • Name Sylvanus Anthony Shantz 
    Born 3 Feb 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Name David Sylvanus Shantz 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farming, on farm 
    Religion 1921  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1941  Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-23950 
    Died 12 Sep 1973  Kitchener Daily Record Newspaper, Kitchener, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I23950  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Daniel S. Shantz,   b. 13 Apr 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1944, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Susannah Catherine Groh,   b. 3 Nov 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1924  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1893  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F565  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Hintz,   b. 6 Aug 1900, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Carl Shantz
     2. Rev. John Allan "Allan" Shantz
     3. Eldon Leroy Shantz
     4. Eleanor May Shantz
     5. Florence Elaine Shantz
     6. Leonard Ross Shantz,   b. 12 Sep 1938,   d. 22 Aug 2013, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F46104  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Feb 1901 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farming, on farm - 1921 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1941 - Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Sep 1973 - Kitchener Daily Record Newspaper, Kitchener, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Shantz, Sylvanus A., died at the K-W Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., Sept. 12, 1973; aged 72 y. He was married to Catherine Hintz, who survives. Also surviving are 4 sons (Carl*, Allan, Eldon, and Leonard), 2 daughters (Eleanor and Florence-Mrs. James Rothwell), 24 grand children, 2 brothers (Ivan and Lloyd), and one sister (Serena-Mrs. Clayton Eby). He was a member of the First Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Ratz-Bechtel Chapel on Sept. 14; interment in the Hagey Mennonite Cemetery, Preston, Ont.

      Paper Unknown


      * Carl was adopted by Sylvanus and Catherine, biological son of David & Judith (Hoffman) Hintz. Catherine was a half aunt to Carl - also know as Carl Menno.

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-4 Page 10.

    2. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 11.

    3. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Erbsville Sub Dist 4 1921 Page 3.

    4. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Shantz / husband / Sylvanus A. / Shantz / 1901-1973 / wife / Catherine / Hintz / 1900-1981

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Daniel Snyder Shantz - February 17, 1944.

    6. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Catherine Shantz - Feb 12 1981 pg 35.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Daniel S Shantz Born: Waterloo Township Age: 24 Father: Henry Shantz Mother: Lydia Schneider Born: Spouse: Susannah Groh Age: 25 born: Waterloo Township Father: Isaac Groh Mother: Mary Wanner married 28 Sep 1893 married: Waterloo