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Leah Snyder[1, 2]

Female 1849 - 1941  (91 years)


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  • Name Leah Snyder 
    Born 27 Nov 1849  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Schneider 
    Name Leah Shantz 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6187 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Leah Snider 
    Died 20 Jun 1941  [9
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I54682  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Benjamin B. Snyder,   b. 3 Oct 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1898  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Shantz,   b. 19 Apr 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1887  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 14, 15
    Family ID F4971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Aaron S. Shantz,   b. 3 Mar 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1943  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1874  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6, 8
    Children 
     1. 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)
     2. Lavina Shantz,   b. 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lucinda Shantz,   b. 8 Jul 1876, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1936  (Age 59 years)
     4. Ephraim S. Shantz,   b. 31 Dec 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1958, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Sabina Shantz,   b. 30 Oct 1879, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1964, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F14121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Shantz.--Leah Shantz (nee Snider), beloved wife of Aaron Shantz, was born near Waterloo, Ont., Nov. 27, 1849; died June 20, 1941; aged 91 y. 6 m. 24 d. She is survived by her aged husband, 2 sons (Herbert and Ephraim of near Waterloo), 1 daughter (Mrs. Urias Snyder of Waterloo), 9 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. One daughter, Lucina, predeceased her a little over five years ago. She was converted in her early youth and united with the Mennonite Church, remaining a faithful member until her death. She was bedfast over five years. Funeral Services were held at Erb Street Mennonite Church, Waterloo, Ont., in charge of Bros. Jonas Snider and J. B. Martin. Text: II Cor. 4: 10.
      "All is over, hands are folded,
      On a quiet, peaceful breast;
      All is over, pain is ended,
      And dear Mother is at rest."

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXIV, No . 19 - August 7, 1941-page 407

  • 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..., 425.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Feb 1874.
      10 Feb 1874 By Pastor F.W. Tuerk in Berlin, Aaron Schantz was married to Leah Schneider, both of Waterloo Township.

    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..., 319.

    4. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 28.

    5. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 8.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009788-74.
      (Waterloo Co.) Aaron SHANTZ, 23, farmer, Canada, Waterloo Twp, s/o Moses & Susannah married Leah SNYDER, 24, Canada, Waterloo Twp, d/o Benjamin & Helena, witn: F.W. TUERK Jr. & Ida TUERK both of Berlin, 10 February 1874 in Berlin.

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 16.

    8. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Bridegroom Name: Aaron Shantz Age: 23 Res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Moses Shantz & Sussanna Snyder Bride: Name: Leah Snyder Age: 24 Res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Benjam. Snyder & Hellena Shantz Witness(S): Name: F. W. Turk Jr. Res: Berlin Name: Ida Turk Res: Berlin Date of Marriage: Feb. 10, 1874

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 7, 1941 - Obituary of Leah Shantz.

    10. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 7.

    11. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 9 Page 72.

    12. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 19.

    13. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Woolwich Twp. 1921 Sub Dist. 14 Page 10.

    14. [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..., 419.

    15. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin report 50.
      Benjamin Shneider, to Magdalena Shantz, both of Waterloo. 27 Mar. 1845. Wit. Isaac Shantz and Joseph E. Schneider.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Nov 1849 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Feb 1874 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., 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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