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

Susannah Groff[1, 2]

Female 1865 - 1953  (87 years)


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  • Name Susannah Groff 
    Born 26 Dec 1865  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Susannah Shantz 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist 
    Residence 1921  26 Mansion St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Eby ID Number 00044-3391 
    Died 1953  [11
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I4170  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Jacob Groff,   b. 3 Apr 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1920  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Lydia Martin,   b. 26 Mar 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1915  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 12, 13, 14
    Family ID F490  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edmund Shantz,   b. 14 Jul 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1889  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
     1. Alson Oras Shantz,   b. 17 Dec 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Alson Shantz,   b. 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Edna Shantz,   b. 16 Nov 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936  (Age 44 years)
     4. Earl Shantz,   b. 1898, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Clayton Earl Shantz,   b. 31 May 1899, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1330  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Susannah Groff, "was born December 26th, 1865. She is married to Edmund Shantz."


      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.].

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 415.

    2. [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..., 558.

    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..., 728.

    4. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-8 Page 4.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012128-89.
      012128-89 (Waterloo Co.) Edmund SHANTZ, 23, farmer, Wilmot Twp, Bridgeport, s/o Isaac & Magdalena married Susannah GROFF, 23, Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Twp, d/o Jacob & Lydia, witn: Jacob GROFF of Waterloo Twp & Elmina SHANTZ of Bridgeport, 20 March 1889 in Waterloo Twp.

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 21.

    7. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 34 Page 5.

    8. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 16.

    9. [S2240] Kitchener 1921 Sub Dist. 28, Sub District 28 Page 9.

    10. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 7.

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

    12. [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..., 22.

    13. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Lydia Martin Born: Woolwich Township Res: Woolwich Township Age: 22 Born: abt 1840 Father: Henry Mother: Catherine Spouse: Jacob Groff Age: 28 Born: abt 1834 born: Waterloo Res: Woolwich Township Father: Andrew Mother: Anna married 8 Jun 1862 county: Waterloo

    14. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 12.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Dec 1865 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Mar 1889 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1921 - 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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