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

Velina Shantz

Female 1897 - 1975  (77 years)


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  • Name Velina Shantz 
    Born 19 Sep 1897  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Velina Martin 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-71589 
    Died 14 Jan 1975  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I71589  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Jesse Shantz,   b. 8 Nov 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1928  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Martin,   b. 29 Jan 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1929, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Jan 1891  [4
    Family ID F4988  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eden Martin,   b. 4 Aug 1894, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1966, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1920  [2, 5
    Children 
     1. Vera S. Martin
     2. Erma Martin
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F34294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Martin, Velina, daughter of Jesse and Magdelena (Martin) Shantz, was born in Waterloo, Ont., Sept. 19, 1897; died at Waterloo, Ont., Jan. 14, 1975; aged 77 y. On Mar. 3, 1920, she was married to Eden Martin, who preceded her in death on Mar. 14, 1966. Surviving are 2 sons (Mervin and Clare), 2 daughters (Erma - Mrs. Ward Shantz, and Vera - Mrs. George Weber), 13 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and 2 brothers (Joseph and Jesse). She was a member of Erb St. Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Jan. 16, in charge of Galen Johns; interment in Erb St. Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. 68, No. 6 -- February 11, 1975 - p. 105, 106

  • Sources 
    1. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 16.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 11, 1975 - Obituary of Velina Shantz.

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Velina Shantz
      Event Type: Birth
      Event Date: 08 Nov 1897
      Event Place: Town of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      Gender: Female
      Father's Name: Jesse Shantz
      Mother's Name: Magdalene Martin

    4. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 32.

    5. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Eden Martin - Mar 16 1966 pg 17.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Sep 1897 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jan 1975 - Waterloo City, 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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