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

Mary Alberta "Alberta" Kolb[1, 2, 3]

Female 1871 - 1948  (77 years)


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  • Name Mary Alberta "Alberta" Kolb 
    Born 6 Feb 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/43418099 
    Name Alberta Kolb 
    Name Mary Alberta "Alberta" Bowman 
    Name Mary Alberta "Alberta" Shantz 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Weslyan Methodist 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Methodist 
    Residence 1921  128 Lancaster St. E. Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Methodist 
    Residence 1948  10 Bingeman St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Eby ID Number 00068-4133.3 
    Died 30 Oct 1948  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 14
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Person ID I32532  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2024 

    Father Dilman Kolb,   b. 15 Oct 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1918  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Hannah Moyer,   b. 31 May 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1919  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Family ID F3854  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Simon P. Bowman,   b. 26 Sep 1865, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1924, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1889  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 13
    Children 
     1. Gordon Bowman,   b. 19 Sep 1890, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1891  (Age 0 years)
     2. Elvera Maude "Vera" Bowman,   b. 27 Nov 1891, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1968  (Age 76 years)
     3. Hazel Evaline Bowman,   b. 18 Feb 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1988  (Age 94 years)
     4. Mary Bowman,   b. 7 Jul 1896, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Bessie Bowman,   b. 27 Jan 1899, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Olive Bowman,   b. Dec 1901, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2024 
    Family ID F8472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 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 2 Oct 1935  [16
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2024 
    Family ID F49288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • partial obituary

      Following a lengthy illness, Mrs. Alberta M. Shantz, 77, of 10 Bingeman St. died at St.Mary's Hospital, Saturday. The d/o the late Mr. and Mrs. Dilman Kolb, she was born at Kitchener Feb.6, 1871. She was a life member of Trinity United Church, the women's association and the women's missionary society. She was predeceased by her first husband, Simon E. Bowman, 23 years ago and by her second husband, Stauffer Shantz eight years ago. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. J. H. (Vera) Baetz and Miss Hazel Bowman, Kitchener; Mrs. T. C. (Mary) Thorpe, Montreal; Mrs. A. S. (Bessie) Oliver, Trenton; Mrs. P. A. (Olive) Meikle, Detroit; two sisters, Mrs. G. J. Lackner and Mrs. Henry Laidlaw, Windsor; and 9 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren....

      The Kitchener Waterloo Record 1 Nov 1948

  • 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..., 859.

    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..., 109.

    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..., 85.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012343-89.
      012343-89 (Waterloo Co.) Simon E. BOWMAN, 24, yeoman, Canada, Waterloo Twp, s/o Samuel S. BOWMAN & Elizabeth PLOEH married Mary Alberta KOLB, 19, Canada, Berlin, d/o Dilman KOLB & Hannah MOYER, witn: Simon MOYER of Hartford & Ida KOLB of Berlin, 4 December 1889 in Berlin.

    5. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-5 Page 15.

    6. [S276] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1881, Waterloo North, Waterloo North, Ontario Film 1375901C-13265 District 162 Sub-district C Division 3 Page Number 20 Household Number 85.

    7. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Bowman / Simon E. Bowman / 1865-1924 / Alberta Kolb / his wife / 1871-1948 / at rest

    8. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 3.

    9. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 20.

    10. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 6.

    11. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 30 Page 1.

    12. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Alberta M. Shantz - 1 Nov 1948.

    13. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 1 Page 22.

    14. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    15. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Dillman Kolb Birth Place: Waterloo Township Residence: Waterloo Township Age: 24 Estimated birth year: abt 1844 Father Name: Abraham Kolb Mother Name: Elisabeth Ziegler Spouse Name: Hanna Moyer Spouse's Age: 22 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Township Spouse residence: Waterloo Township Spouse Father Name: William Moyer Spouse Mother Name: Maria Erb Marriage Date: 28 Jan 1868 Marriage County: Waterloo

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Feb 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Weslyan Methodist - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Dec 1889 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1948 - 10 Bingeman St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Oct 1948 - Kitchener, 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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