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

Mary Deborah Davidson

Female 1873 - 1948  (74 years)


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  • Name Mary Deborah Davidson 
    Born 20 Sep 1873  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Deborah Shantz 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-93628 
    Died 2 Apr 1948  Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I93628  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Family William Albert Shantz,   b. 8 Jul 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1936  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1900  , China Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F35618  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Apr 1948 - Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Breslau, April 3 - A missionary in China for 35 years, Mrs. Mary Shantz, of 1214 12th Street W. Owen Sound, died at her home yesterday. Mrs. Shantz was born in Petersburg and attended school there. Later she went to the Nyack New York Missionary Training School before going to China. She returned to Canada in 1934. She was a member of the United Missionary Church. Her husband, William Albert Shantz, whom she married Dec. 24, 1900, in China, died October 1936. One son, Howard D., Port Arthur, Texas; two daughters, Mrs. Almon (Elva Mae) Courson, Mabel Head, Mass.; Mrs Dilman (Mary Kathren) Eby, Owen Sound, and two grandchildren survive. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Alliance Tabernacle, Owen Sound, followed by a service at the Breslau United Missionary Church at 3 p.m. Interment will be made in the Cressman Mennonite Cemetery. The body will rest at the Breckenbridge - Ashcroft Funeral Home, Owen Sound, until Monday morning


      The Kitchener Record 3 Apr 1948

  • Sources 
    1. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Mary Shantz - 3 Apr 1948.

    2. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Mary Deborah/ Davidson/ beloved wife of/ William Albert/ Shantz/ born/ Sept. 20, 1873/ died/ April 2, 1948/ Missionary in China/ thirty-five years/ At rest