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

Selina Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1877 - 1958  (81 years)


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  • Name Selina Shantz 
    Born 22 Mar 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Selina Shantz 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6741.7 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Selina Shantz 
    Died 11 Dec 1958  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I54297  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father Amos M. Shantz,   b. 15 Jun 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1920  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Esther C. Cressman,   b. 20 Jan 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1919, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1873  [1, 2
    Family ID F4932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Herbert Shantz,   b. 6 Dec 1874, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1955  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1900  [9
    Children 
     1. Orpha Shantz,   b. 25 Sep 1901, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Lona Shantz,   b. 7 May 1903, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1977, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Erma Shantz,   b. 11 Jul 1905, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1978, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Wilma Shantz,   b. 19 Sep 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1991, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F14033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Shantz, Selina, daughter of Amos and Esther (Cressman) Shantz, was born March 22, 1877, in Wilmot Twp., Ont.; died at Kitchener, Ont., Dec. 11, 1958, after a lengthy illness; aged 81 y. 8m. 19 d. On Dec. 12, 1900, she was married to Herbert Shantz, who died Feb. 28, 1955. Surviving are 4 daughters (Orpha-Mrs. Vernon Woolner, Lona-Mrs. Joseph Martin, Erma-Mrs. Stanley Snider, and Wilma-Mrs. Martin Horst), 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and 3 sisters (Maggie, Barbara, and Elminda Shantz). Preceding her in death were 5 brothers and 2 sisters. She was a member of the Erb Street Church, Waterloo, Ont., where services were held, in charge of Wilfred Ulrich and J. B. Martin.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LII, Number 2 - January 13, 1959, page 46

  • 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..., 404.

    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..., 492.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-2 Page 12.

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 49.

    5. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 14 page 3.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 13, 1959 - Obituary of Selina Shantz.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 76.

    8. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist.. 13 Page 11.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 29, 1955 - Obituary of Herbert Shantz.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Mar 1877 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Dec 1958 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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