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

Elizabeth Stauffer[1, 2]

Female 1820 - 1898  (78 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Stauffer 
    Born 5 Jan 1820  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Shantz 
    Religion 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00117-7374 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Elizabeth Stauffer 
    Died 10 Aug 1898  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Cause: paralylic stroke 18 weeks 
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I3155  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Daniel Stauffer,   b. 20 Feb 1796, Near Lititz, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1846, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Susannah Kinzie,   b. 1 Jun 1798, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1881, Near Strasburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1818  [3
    Family ID F1018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Y. Shantz,   b. 10 Jul 1815, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 15 May 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. Aaron S. Shantz,   b. 27 May 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1917  (Age 78 years)
     2. Jacob Shantz,   b. 17 Mar 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1845  (Age 4 years)
     3. David Shantz,   b. 1843, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Daniel Shantz,   b. 4 Jan 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1936, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     5. Simon Shantz,   b. 30 Jan 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1847  (Age 1 years)
     6. Hannah Shantz,   b. 25 Jun 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1940, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     7. Susannah Shantz,   b. 6 Jul 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1937, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     8. Solomon Shantz,   b. 31 May 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1915, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     9. Rev. David S. Shantz,   b. 13 May 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Mary Shantz,   b. 21 Apr 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1884, Wilmot Centre, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     11. Noah S. Shantz,   b. 16 May 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1936, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     12. Elizabeth Shantz,   b. 23 Dec 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1946  (Age 84 years)
     13. Louisa Shantz,   b. 17 Dec 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1950  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Stauffer, "was born January 5th, 1820. She is married to Joseph Y. Shantz, a farmer. They reside in Wilmot Township and have had a family of twelve children."


      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.- In Wilmot, Waterloo Co., Ont., of paralysis, beloved wife of Joseph Y. Shantz. She lived to be over79 years of age. She lived in matrimony over 60 years, and leaves a loving husband, nine children and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Sister Shantz was a member of the Mennonite Church for many years. In her last sickness she bore her affliction with Christian fortitude. May her life long be remembered. Funeral services were held by Bro. E. S. Hallman, in English, from Rev.14: 13, and Bro. Amos Cressman, in German, from Phil. 1: 21, at Geiger's M. H., where her remains were laid to rest.


      Herald of Truth, Vol. XXXV, No. 17, September 1, 1898, page 269

  • 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..., 844.

    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..., 401.

    3. [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..., 511.

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 30.

    5. [S281] Vit - ON - Death Registration Index, 21363 - 1898.

    6. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 16.

    7. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 14.

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 54.

    9. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 6 Page 34.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elizabeth Stauffer - September 1, 1898.

    11. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 17 May 1838:22.
      15 May 1838 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Joseph Schantz, son of Jakob Schantz, to Barbara (Elizabeth?) Staufer, daughter of Daniel Staufer, both of Waterloo Tp. (Poem follows)

    12. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, June 1, 1900 - Obituary of Joseph Y. Shantz.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jan 1820 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 May 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: paralylic stroke 18 weeks - 10 Aug 1898 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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