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

Louisa Baer[1, 2]

Female 1881 - 1962  (81 years)


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  • Name Louisa Baer 
    Born 18 Feb 1881  Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Louisa Shantz 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1952  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Eby ID Number 00003-616.9 
    Died 31 Dec 1962  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I9675  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Deacon Henry Baer,   b. 21 Oct 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1927  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Leah Bowman,   b. 16 May 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1937  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Family ID F2074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ervin B. Shantz,   b. 17 Sep 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1963, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1903  [5
    Children 
     1. Clarence Shantz,   b. 9 Jun 1904, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1980, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Vera Shantz,   b. 28 Apr 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1998  (Age 89 years)
     3. Gladys Shantz,   b. 20 Nov 1910, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1991, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Lester Baer Shantz,   b. 21 Nov 1914, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 2005, Ancaster, Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F5739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Louisa Bear, "born February 18th, 1881."


      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.].

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      Shantz, Louise, daughter of Henry and Leah (Bowman) Baer, was born in Hay Twp., Ont., Feb. 18, 1881; died at her home in Freeport, Ont., Dec. 31, 1962; aged 81 y. 11 m. 13 d. On Feb. 18, 1903, she was married to Ervin B. Shantz. Surviving are her husband, 2 sons (Clarence and Lester), and 2 daughters (Vera and Gladys-Mrs. Arnold Gingrich). She was a member of the Preston Church. Funeral services were held at the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Jan. 3, in charge of Merle Shantz.


      Gospel Herald - Volume LVI, Number 8 - February 26, 1963 page 175.

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 78.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Angeline Baer - Eby.

    3. [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..., 189.

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 12.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 26, 1963 - Obituary of Louisa Baer.

    6. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 1.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 12.

    8. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Shantz/ Ervin B. Shantz/ 1878-1963/ his beloved wife/ Louisa Baer/ 1881-1962/ Their daughter/ Vera 1908-1998
      [A] Verna [B] Edward

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 11, 1952 - Obituary of Elvina Bachert.

    10. [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..., 188.

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Bear, aged 25, res. Waterloo, born Waterloo, son of David and Barb. (Wismer) married 27 Feb 1868 to Leah Baumann, aged 21, res Wilmot, born Wilmot, daughter of Moses and Anna (Cressman)

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Mar 1868.
      21 Feb 1868 By Rev. Wurster, Henry Baer of Waterloo Township was married to Leo Baumann of Wilmot.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Feb 1881 - Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1952 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Dec 1962 - Freeport (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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