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

Elizabeth "Betsy" Schmitt[1, 2]

Female 1868 - 1962  (94 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth "Betsy" Schmitt 
    Born 22 Aug 1868  Bond, Ionia Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Betsy Smith  [7
    Name Elizabeth "Betsy" Shantz 
    Name Elizabeth "Betsy" Wambold 
    Name Elizabeth "Betsy" Weber 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00048-3553.9 
    Died 31 Dec 1962  Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Buried West Zion Mennonite Cemetery, near, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I6213  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John B. Schmidt,   b. 30 Jun 1835, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1911  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hallman,   b. 28 Feb 1836, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1868, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Family ID F1643  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rev. Israel R. Shantz,   b. 15 Aug 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1910, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1886  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7, 9
    Children 
     1. Seleda May Shantz,   b. 15 Jun 1887, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lloyd Dwight Shantz,   b. 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lloyd Herbert Shantz,   b. 7 Oct 1888, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1974  (Age 85 years)
     4. Samuel F. Shantz,   b. 28 Jan 1889, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Orvil D. Shantz,   b. 28 Oct 1892, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Viera M. Shantz,   b. 4 Oct 1896, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Norma Leoma Shantz,   b. 19 Oct 1898, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1986, Lake Stevens, Snohomish, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. Irma Shantz,   b. 14 Oct 1900, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Edna Verda Shantz,   b. 11 May 1903,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Deacon Abraham Henry Wambold,   b. 20 Nov 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1934, near Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1915  [10
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F6309  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Joseph S. Weber,   b. 4 Mar 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1949, near, Didsbury, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married Aug 1936  [8
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F6310  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Sep 1886 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Dec 1962 - Calgary, Alberta Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - West Zion Mennonite Cemetery, near, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Elizabeth Scmitt
    Elizabeth Scmitt
    (2019). Ancestry.com. Retrieved 7 September 2019, from https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/tree/477967/person/243322813/media/cd41243e-6c03-4274-8992-2b32c4b383d8

  • Notes 
    • Word has been received of the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Weber, 94, Calgary, Alta. Dec. 21. The funeral was conducted Jan. 4, at Carstairs, Alta. Mennonite Church. Born Aug. 22, 1868 in Waterloo County, she was a d/o the late Mr. and Mrs. John Schmitt. After her marriage to Israel Shantz, Wilmot Township,they moved to Calgary in 1900. Mr. Shantz, who served as minister and bishop of Carstairs Mennonite Church, died in 1910, leaving three sons and four daughters. Mrs. Weber married Joseph S. Weber, Waterloo in Aug. 1936, and he died in1949, leaving 10 stepchildren. A number of Grandchildren,great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren also survive."

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 8 Jan 1963

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      Weber, Elizabeth, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Hallman) Schmitt, was born in Bond, Mich., Aug. 22, 1868; died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clarence Eby, Calgary, Alta.; aged 94 y. 4 m. 9 d. On Sept. 15, 1886, she was married to Israel R. Shantz, who died Dec. 15, 1910. They were charter members of the West Zion congregation, near Carstairs, and her husband served as first pastor there, and also as bishop. Two daughters also preceded her in death. Surviving are 3 sons (Floyd H. Shantz, Samuel P. Shantz, and Orville D. Shantz) and 4 daughters (Seleda M. Snyder, Norma Thompson, Erma Brummet, and Edna Eby). On March 17, 1915, she was married to Abram Wambold, who died May 8, 1934. Her third marriage was to Joseph Weber, on Aug. 5, 1936. He died on Aug. 6, 1949. Surviving from these marriages are 20 stepchildren. Also surviving are 29 grandchildren, 74 great- grandchildren, and 11 great--great-grandchildren. She was a member of the West Zion Church, where funeral services were held Jan. 4, in charge of C. J. Ramer and Gordon Buschert

      Gospel Herald - Volume LVI, Number 8 - February 26, 1963 page 175.

  • 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..., 760.

    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..., 418.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 3.

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

    5. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 11.

    6. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, W., America, N., Division, C., & Cemetery, W. (1868). Elizabeth Schmitt Weber (1868-1962) - Find A.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 7 September 2019, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/31642382.

    7. [S18] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration index (needs checking to original registration), 011625.

    8. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Elizabeth Schmitt - 8 Jan 1963.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 29, 1910 Obituary of Israel R. Shantz.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Abram H. Wambold - July 26, 1934.