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

Emma Rosenberger[1]

Female 1872 - 1962  (90 years)


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  • Name Emma Rosenberger 
    Born 20 Apr 1872  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Emeline Rosenberger 
    Name Emma Shantz 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00095-5376.5 
    Died 20 Apr 1962  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I669  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Isaac Rosenberger,   b. 2 Jan 1841, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Shantz,   b. 25 Mar 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1942, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1865  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Family ID F4901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Norman Shantz,   b. 3 Nov 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1949  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1896  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 12
    Children 
     1. Era Shantz,   b. 19 Jun 1899, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1965  (Age 65 years)
     2. Irvin Shantz,   b. 25 May 1902, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1996, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Edith Shantz,   b. 2 Dec 1903, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1997  (Age 94 years)
     4. Layton Shantz,   b. 20 Sep 1905, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1987, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Delton Shantz,   b. Nov 1907, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Iona Shantz,   b. 13 Feb 1910, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1992, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. Reta Shantz,   b. 23 Aug 1912, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 2010, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     8. Erleen Shantz,   b. 31 May 1914, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1994, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F5973  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Shantz, Emma, daughter of Isaac and Elizabeth (Shantz), Rosenberger, was born April 20, 1872; died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Walter Leis, Wellesley, Ont., April 20, 1962; aged 90 years. On March 18, 1896, she was married to Norman Shantz, who preceded her in death Dec. 6, 1949. Surviving are 4 sons and 6 daughters (Elmer, Kitchener; Ervin and Leighton, New Hamburg; Delton, Elmira; Mary Ann-Mrs. Omar Cressman, New Dundee; Era-Mrs. Walter Nahrgang, Santa Ana, Calif.; Edith-Mrs. Melvin Cressman, St. Catharines, Ont.; Iona-Mrs. Joseph Leis, Kitchener; Reta-Mrs. Chris Brenneman, New Hamburg; and Erleen-Mrs. Walter Leis, Wellesley), 31 grandchildren, and 53 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Blenheim Church, where funeral services were held April 24, in charge of Vernon Leis and Moses Bowman.


      Gospel Herald - Volume LV, Number 21 - May 22, 1962 pages 487, 488.

  • 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..., 196.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-1 Page 11.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 11 Household Number 54.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012604-96.
      Norman SHANTZ, 25, farmer, Wilmot, Wilmot, widower, s/o Daniel SHANTZ & Mary NAHRGANG married Emma ROSENBERGER, 23, Wilmot, Wilmot, d/o Isaac ROSENBERGER & Elisabeth SHANTZ, witn Mrs. B. MUELLER & Mrs. C. METZDORF both of New Hamburg, 17 March 1896 in New Hamburg.

    5. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Norman Shantz 1870-1949 his wives Emma Rosenberger 1872-1962 and Mary Ann Rosenberger 1870-1895

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 22, 1962 - Obituary of Emma Rosenberger.

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 11.

    8. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 8 Page 6.

    9. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 50.

    10. [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..., 391.

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 26 Jan 1865.
      Jan. 24, 1865 Elisabeth Schantz and Isaak Rosenberger both of Wilmot, by Rev. Bindemann

    12. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 31, 1950 Obituary of Norman Shantz.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Apr 1872 - 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 MapsMarried - 17 Mar 1896 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Apr 1962 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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