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

Magdalena "Maggie" Snyder[1, 2]

Female 1871 - 1932  (60 years)


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  • Name Magdalena "Maggie" Snyder 
    Born 14 Apr 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena "Maggie" Shantz 
    Name Maggie Snyder 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6374 
    Died 9 Feb 1932  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8, 9
    Cause: Cancer of Uterus 6 months 
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I2935  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Joseph C. Snyder,   b. 21 Oct 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1909  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Betzner,   b. 30 Oct 1839, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1932, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1858  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Stauffer S. Shantz,   b. 24 Jan 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1938, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1894  [9, 14
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Snider, "was born April 14th, 1871. She is married to Stauffer Shantz, a farmer. They reside in Wilmot Township"


      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.].

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      Shantz - Maggie Snyder Shantz, beloved wife of Stauffer Shantz, died at the St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Feb. 9, 1932; aged 60 y. 9 m. 26 d. She leaves a deeply bereaved companion, relatives and friends and the community. May God comfort the bereaved ones, and may they look to Him who doeth all things well. Funeral services were conducted at the Shantz Church by Orphen Wismer and C.F. Derstine. Text, Phil.1 : 21-"For me to live in Christ." Interment in the adjoining cemetery, in a plot of the farm where she lived for many years.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXIV, No. 52 - March 24, 1932 - pages 1118, 1119, 1120

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      It is with deep regret that we are called upon to report the death this week of Mrs. Stauffer Shantz who passed away Tuesday at the St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, where she recently underwent a serious operation. Mrs. Shantz was born in the County of Waterloo, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .J. E. Snyder and is survived by her husband, mother, three brothers and one sister. The funeral will be held on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from her late home in the Village of Baden, thence to the Shantz Church, on Upper street where public service will be held. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.

      New Hamburg Independent Feb 12 1932

  • 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..., 247.

    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..., 406.

    3. [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..., 345.

    4. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      Shantz / Peace, Sweet Peace / Maggie Snyder / 1871-1932 / wife of / Stauffer S. Shantz / 1862-1938

    5. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 14.

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 27.

    7. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 9 Page 3.

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Maggie Snyder Shantz - March 24, 1932 - pages 1118, 1119, 1120.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obitaury of Stauffer Shantz - January 19, 1939 - Vol. XXXI, No.42 - pages 902, 903, 904.

    10. [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..., 344.

    11. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Joseph Snyder aged 21 res Waterloo Twp born Waterloo Twp. son of Jacob Snyder and Eliza Clemmens married 12 Oct 1858 to Elisabeth Betzner aged 19 res Waterloo Twp. born Waterloo Twp. daughter of John Betzner and Magdalena Eby.

    12. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 26 Oct 1858.
      On the 12th instant, Joseph Snyder, to Elizabeth Betzner, of Waterloo Township.

    13. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Joseph Snyder, 21, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Jacob and Eliza (Clemens), married 12 Oct 1858 Elizabeth Betzner, 19, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of John and Magdalena (Eby)

    14. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Stauffer Shantz - 3 Jan 1939.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Apr 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cancer of Uterus 6 months - 9 Feb 1932 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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