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

Lydia Shantz

Female 1888 - 1977  (88 years)


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  • Name Lydia Shantz 
    Born 6 Oct 1888  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Baer 
    Name Lydia Cassel 
    Occupation 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Domestic, Private Family 
    Religion 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00003-616.8001 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Lydia Shantz 
    Died 22 Aug 1977  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I24092  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Noah S. Shantz,   b. 12 Dec 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1939, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Nancy Moser,   b. 6 Apr 1855, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1940, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1876  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F4902  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Allan B. Cassel,   b. 7 May 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 61 years) 
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F42019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Simon Baer,   b. 22 Dec 1878, Near Zurich, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1969, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F6506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Baer.- Lydia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ______ Shantz, died at South Waterloo Memorial Hospital, Aug. 22, 1977; aged 88 y. She was married to Simon Baer, who died in 1969. Surviving are 3 stepsons (Arthur, Manasseh, and Raymond Baer), 4 stepdaughters (Verna-Mrs. Omar Rudy, Lillian-Mrs. Ronald Snider, Florence-Mrs. Vernice Smith, and Grace-Mrs. Mervin Weber), one brother (Allen Shantz). and one sister (Nancy-Mrs. Roy Lethbridge). She was a member of First Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Aug. 24, in charge of James Reusser; interment in First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 70, Number 36 - September 13, 1977, page 694.

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-4 Page 12.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, September 13, 1977 - Obituary of Lydia Baer.

    3. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Wilmot Twp. 1911 Div. 8 Page 12.

    4. [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..., 391.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11167-76.
      11167-76, (Waterloo Co..), Noah SCHANTZ [aka SHANTZ], 28, farmer, Wilmot, of Wilmot, s/o Jonas & Hannah SCHANTZ [nee SNYDER], married Anna MOSSER [aka MOSER], 21, Wellesley, of Wellesley, d/o Michael & Maria MOSSER, witn: Fredrick MOSSER & Mary Ann MOSSER of Wellesley, on 24 December 1876, at Heidelberg

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Oct 1888 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Domestic, Private Family - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Aug 1977 - Galt (Cambridge), 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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