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

Sophianna "Fiana" Rudy[1, 2]

Female 1862 - 1942  (79 years)


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  • Name Sophianna "Fiana" Rudy 
    Born 8 Feb 1862  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Fanny Rudy 
    Name Phiannia Rudy 
    Name Sophia Rudy 
    Name Sophianna "Fiana" Shantz 
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00097-5448 
    Died 13 Jan 1942  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I984  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Father Abraham Rudy,   b. 2 Jan 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1910  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Snyder,   b. 29 Jun 1833, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1897, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1858  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Family ID F322  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Josiah S. Shantz,   b. 26 Jan 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1940, German Mills (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1884  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Alvin Shantz,   b. 30 Jan 1886, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1957, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Elvina R. Shantz,   b. 5 Oct 1890, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1945, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F330  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sophia Rudy, "was born February 8th, 1862. She is married to Josiah S. Shantz. They reside on her father's old homestead, part of lot No. 20, Germany Company's Tract, Woolwich Township. To them are born two children..."


      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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      Mrs. Josiah S. Shantz, 79, nee Sophianna Rudy, died yesterday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. David Bearinger, Parkway, following a brief illness. Born in Waterloo Township on Feb. 8, 1862, she was a daughter of the late Abram Rudy and Mary Snyder Rudy. The late Mrs. Shantz was a member of Weber Mennonite Church, Strasburg. Her husband, Josiah S. Shantz died Jan 5, 1940 Surviving are one son, Alvin, of Waterloo, and a daughter, Mrs. Bearinger of Parkway. Six grandchildren also survive. Private funeral service will be held from the home of her daughter on Friday at 2: 30 p.m., thence to First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, for public service at 3 p.m. Rev. Simon Martin will be in charge. Remains will be at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home until Thursday noon.


      The Kitchener Daily News 14 Jan 1942


  • 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..., 208.

    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..., 429.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 10.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      #011889-84 (Waterloo Co.): Josiah SHANTZ, 23, farmer, Waterloo twp., same, s/o Menno & Elizabeth, married Fanny RUDY, 22, Waterloo, Woolwich, d/o Abraham & Mary, witn: Abraham RUDY of Woolwich & Henno SHANTZ of Waterloo twp., 25 Nov 1884 at Woolwich twp (Mennonite)

    5. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 8.

    6. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Sophianna Rudy Shantz - 14 Jan 1942.

    7. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 19.

    8. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Woolwich Twp. 1921 Sub Dist. 14 Page 9.

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

    10. [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..., 207.

    11. [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..., 298.

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register, Return 7 - by Joseph Hagey, Mennonite.
      Abraham RUDY, 28, Waterloo, same, s/o Daniel & Barbara, married Mary, 25, Dumfries, same, d/o Samuel & Elizabeth SNYDER, witn: Samuel & Benjamin SNYDER of Dumfries, 12 Oct 1858

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Feb 1862 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Nov 1884 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 1942 - 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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