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

Magdalena Betzner[1]

Female 1861 - 1940  (78 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Betzner 
    Born 1 Jan 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena Shantz 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    United Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Domestic, Private Family 
    Residence 1921  139 Lancaster St. E. Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00006-0937 
    Died 1940  [10, 11
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Person ID I9005  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Noah Betzner,   b. 22 Mar 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1927, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Barbara Snyder,   b. 11 Sep 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1925, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1857  [12, 13, 14
    Family ID F1245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Moses E. Shantz,   b. 21 May 1857, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1934, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1882  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 9
    Children 
     1. Luanna Shantz,   b. 9 Dec 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 86 years)
     2. Lincoln Betzner Milton Shantz,   b. 23 Apr 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 64 years)
     3. Clayton Betzner "Jack" Shantz,   b. 25 Nov 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1966, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Vernon Shantz,   b. 28 Jun 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1965, High River, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F2607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Betzner "was born January 1st, 1861. She is married to Moses E. Shantz. They reside two miles east of Berlin on the farm lately owned by Moses E. Schneider. Their family consists of four children, namely: VI Loanna, VI Lincoln, VI Clayton, and VI Vernon."


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • 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..., 410.

    2. [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..., 245.

    3. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871.

    4. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 6.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12299-83.
      Moses E. SHANTZ, 25, farmer, North Dumfries, Waterloo twp., s/o Samuel T. & Ester, married Magdalena BETZNER, 21, Waterloo twp., same, d/o Noah & Barbara, witn: Isadore SNYDER & Susanna SHANTZ of Waterloo twp., 12 Dec 1882 at Waterloo twp

    6. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Magdalena Betzner / wife of / Moses E. Shantz / 1861-1940 / aged 79 yrs. / rest in peace

    7. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 23.

    8. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub District 28 Page 5.

    9. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 1 Page 25.

    10. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45275914/magdalena-shantz.

    11. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    12. [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..., 351.

    13. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, August 25, 1927.
      Obituary of Noah Betzner

    14. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 1 Page 5.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Dec 1882 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Domestic, Private Family - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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