Waterloo Region Generations
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Orville Roy Shantz

Male 1897 - 1956  (59 years)


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  • Name Orville Roy Shantz 
    Born 6 Oct 1897  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1  [4
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Evangelical 
    Occupation 1918  RR1, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-55261 
    Died 15 Dec 1956  St. George, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 17 Dec 1956  St. George United Cemetery, St. George, Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I55261  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    Father Alvin H. Shantz,   b. 11 Feb 1873, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Rachel A. Snider,   b. 30 Dec 1871, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F167874  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Irla Louisa Snyder,   b. 23 Jun 1898, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1983  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1919  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Stuart Shantz,   d. 25 Jul 1944, , France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F39423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Orville R. Shantz

      ST. GEORGE — Orville R. Shantz, 59, of near St. George, died today after a lingering illness. He was born at Elmira, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Shantz., In 1919 he married Ida Snyder of Elmira and they farmed about one mile from St. George. Surviving are his wife and two sons, Homer of Dundas and Sanford of St. George; one brother, Sylvan, of Elmira and one sister, Mrs. Rueben (Elma ) Shantz of Kitchener and seven grandchildren. One son, Stewart, was killed overseas in 1944. The body is at the Bannister and Glaves Funeral Home, St. George. Funeral service will be conducted Monday at 2;30 p.m. from St. George United Church. Interment will be in St. George United Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 15 Dec 1956 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 2.

    2. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 2.

    3. [S1994] Cemetery - ON, Brant, St. George - St. George United.
      Shantz/ in loving memory of/ Orville R. Shantz/ 1897-1958/ his wife/ Irla L. Snyder/ 1898-1983

    4. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      SHANTZ, ORVILLE ROY Regimental number(s): 3138190 Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8799 - 25 Date of Birth: 06/10/1897 Elmira,

    5. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Orville Roy Shantz Date of Birth:6 Oct 1897 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Alvin H Shantz Mother's name:Rachel Snider

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Orville R Shantz Age:21 Birth Date:abt 1898 Birth Place:Woolwich Marriage Date:10 Sep 1919 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Alvin H Shantz Mother:Rachael Snider Shantz Spouse:Irla Louise Snyder Spouse's Age:21 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1898 Spouse Birth Place:Woolwich Spouse Father:Edward Snyder Spouse Mother:Elizabeth Schneider

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Oct 1897 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1918 - RR1, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Sep 1919 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Dec 1956 - St. George, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Dec 1956 - St. George United Cemetery, St. George, Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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