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

Rebecca Rudy[1, 2, 3]

Female 1825 - 1899  (73 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Rudy 
    Born 29 Oct 1825  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Rebecca Shantz 
    Residence 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00097-5439 
    Died 7 Jun 1899  [4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I937  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Daniel Rudy,   b. 4 Dec 1796, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1857  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Barbara Rosenberger,   b. 29 Jan 1804, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1885  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Shantz,   b. 16 Jan 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1895  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 7, 8, 9
    Children 
     1. Daniel Shantz,   b. 1 Jan 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Esther Shantz,   b. 27 Dec 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1932, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Abraham Shantz,   b. 2 May 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     4. Moses Rudy Shantz,   b. 13 Feb 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Emily Shantz,   b. 18 Feb 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921  (Age 66 years)
     6. Josiah Shantz,   b. 20 Feb 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     7. Nelson Shantz,   b. 2 Aug 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     8. Matilda R. Shantz,   b. 16 Oct 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. 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)
     10. Allan Rudy Shantz,   b. 2 Sep 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1937, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     11. Louisa Rebecca "Rebecca" Shantz,   b. 20 Oct 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Simon R. Shantz,   b. 28 Apr 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1926, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Oct 1825 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Mar 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo 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 MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rebecca Rudy, "was born October 29th, 1825. On March 25th, 1845, she was married to Samuel Shantz who was born January 16th, 1811, and died January 17th, 1895."


      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..., 206.

    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..., 413.

    3. [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..., 198.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of / Rebecca Rudy / wife of / Samuel Shantz / died June 7, 1899 / aged 73 yrs. 7 mos. / 10 days

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 31.
      Rebeca SHANTZ Birthplace: Canada Age 27 Mennonite b. 29-Oct

    6. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 26.

    7. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 3 Page 17.

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

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner, Lutheran Minister, Preston report 53.
      Samuel Shantz, to Rebecka Rudy, both of Waterloo. 25 Mar. 1845.