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Catharine B. Shantz[1, 2]
Female 1845 - 1917


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  • Birth  17 Aug 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Catharine B. Schmidt 
    Name  Catharine B. Weber 
    Religion  1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Residence  1864  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Religion  1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-72068 
    Died  23 Feb 1917  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried  First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID  I72068  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Father  Noah C. Shantz,   b. 14 Jan 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Hannah Bauman,   b. 28 Feb 1819, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Jan 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2476  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Isaac S. Weber,   b. 12 May 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1897, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Oct 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 12
    Children 
     1. Louis Kramp,   b. 24 Apr 1855, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Willie Grant,   b. Abt 1860,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Weber,   b. Abt 1860,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Louis Weber,   b. 1865, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Brinkert,   b. 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Alexander Grant,   b. 1873, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ida S. Weber,   b. Dec 1877, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F4728  Group Sheet

    Family 2  John B. Schmidt,   b. 30 Jun 1835, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1911 
    Married  9 Oct 1898  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID  F18770  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Catharine Shantz, "was born August 17th, 1845. On October 11th, 1864, she was married to Isaac S. Weber. They reside about a mile south-east of Berlin. "1a

      1aThe Biographical History of Waterloo Township, by Ezra Eby

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      Schmitt. - Sister Catharine B. Schantz was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., Aug. 17, 1845; died near German Mills, Ont., Feb. 23, 1917; aged 71 y. 6 m. 6 d. She was married to Bro. Isaac S. Weber Oct. 11, 1864. Bro. Weber met with an accident by being thrown from his buggy on the frozen ground and died Jan. 12, 1897. On Oct. 9, 1898, she was married to Bro. John B. Schmitt, who was also accidentally killed by an electric car on Mar. 23, 1911. Although Sister Schmitt had trials and pains more than average, her faith was strong and she was looked up to as a very exemplary Christian. Funeral on Feb. 25 at the Mennonite Church at Kitchener by the brethren, Isaiah Wismer, Jonas Snider, and Norman Stauffer. Text, II Tim. 4:6-8. Buried in the adjoining cemetery.2a

      2aGospel Herald - Volume IX, Number 50 - March 15, 1917 - page 918, 919

  • 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..., 394.

    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..., 160.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 9.

    4. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div 2, Page 50.

    5. [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..., 599.

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, #014766-1898 (Waterloo Co):.
      John B. SCHMITT, 62, widower, farmer, Wilmot Tp, Waterloo Tp, s/o George R. & Saloma, married Catherine WEBER, 53, widow, waterloo Tp, same, d/o Noah C. & Hannah.witn: M. B. SNYDER, Waterloo Tp, Jacob B SHRUB, Wilmot Tp. 9 Oct 1898 at Waterloo Tp.

    8. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 11 Household Number 46.

    9. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Waterloo N. Twp. 1881 Page 11.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 15, 1917 - Obituary of Catharine B. Schantz.

    11. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 7.

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Isaac Weber, 24, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Benjamin & Nancy, married 11 Oct 1864 Catherine Shantz, 19, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Noah & Hannah

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 17 Aug 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1864 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Oct 1864 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Oct 1898 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 1917 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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