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

Samuel B. Shantz

Male 1811 - 1895  (84 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Samuel B. Shantz was born 16 Jan 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Isaac Shantz and Esther Bechtel); died 18 Jan 1895; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Samuel married Rebecca Rudy 25 Mar 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Rebecca (daughter of Daniel Rudy and Barbara Rosenberger) was born 29 Oct 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Jun 1899, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Daniel Shantz was born 1 Jan 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 4 Aug 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Esther Shantz was born 27 Dec 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Jan 1932, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Abraham Shantz was born 2 May 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Jan 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Moses Rudy Shantz was born 13 Feb 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Emily Shantz was born 18 Feb 1854, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1921; was buried , Evergreen Cemetery, Burnside Twp., Lapeer Co., Michigan.
    6. Josiah Shantz was born 20 Feb 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 Feb 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Nelson Shantz was born 2 Aug 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 18 Jan 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Matilda R. Shantz was born 16 Oct 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Rev. Israel R. Shantz was born 15 Aug 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 15 Dec 1910, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada; was buried , West Zion Mennonite Cemetery, near, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada.
    10. Allan Rudy Shantz was born 2 Sep 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Feb 1937, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada; was buried , Carstairs Cemetery, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada.
    11. Louisa Rebecca "Rebecca" Shantz was born 20 Oct 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    12. Simon R. Shantz was born 28 Apr 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1 Jun 1926; was buried , Elmwood Cemetery, Winnipeg, , Manitoba, Canada.

    Samuel married Susannah Erb 28 Mar 1830. Susannah (daughter of Jacob Erb and Salome Graybill) was born 13 Nov 1810, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Oct 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Dio Shantz was born , Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Bef 1895.
    2. Levi Shantz was born 11 Dec 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 Aug 1832; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Ira Shantz was born 13 May 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 13 May 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Mary Ann Shantz was born 17 Aug 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 28 Feb 1861, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Anna "Nancy" Shantz was born 5 May 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 12 Aug 1857; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Dr. Samuel E. Shantz was born 11 Jun 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Aug 1868, Saint Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States.
    7. Odo Shantz was born 3 Apr 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Apr 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Isaac Erb Shantz was born 23 May 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 11 Jan 1908, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Menno E. Shantz was born 11 Mar 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 10 May 1920, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Barbara Shantz was born 12 Apr 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Feb 1879.
    11. Aaron E. Shantz was born 9 Sep 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Isaac Shantz was born 23 Apr 1783, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (son of Isaac Shantz and Barbara Rife); died 12 Dec 1854, South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Isaac married Esther Bechtel 15 Oct 1808. Esther (daughter of George Bechtel and Elizabeth Mary) was born 2 Feb 1786, , Pennsylvania, USA; died 14 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Esther Bechtel was born 2 Feb 1786, , Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of George Bechtel and Elizabeth Mary); died 14 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Shantz was born 11 Aug 1809, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Jan 1821.
    2. 1. Samuel B. Shantz was born 16 Jan 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 18 Jan 1895; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Barbara Shantz was born 6 May 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Apr 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Mary Shantz was born 14 Jan 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Dec 1875, Chatsworth, Livingston, Illinois, United States; was buried , Sullivan Center Cemetery, Cullom, Livingston, Illinois, United States.
    5. Sarah "Sallie" Shantz was born 21 Jan 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 18 Oct 1881, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 20 Oct 1881, First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Nancy Shantz was born 11 Aug 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 8 Apr 1899; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Veronica "Fanny" Shantz was born 27 Oct 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Sep 1893, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 10 Sep 1893, Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Esther Shantz was born 7 Jan 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Sep 1883, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Magdalena Shantz was born 19 Apr 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 19 Apr 1887; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Isaac B. Shantz was born 18 May 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1 Mar 1917, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Leah Shantz was born 1 Dec 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Isaac Shantz was born 14 Jan 1748, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (son of Jacob Shantz and Magdalena Erb); died 11 Oct 1802, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA.

    Isaac married Barbara Rife 4 May 1774. Barbara (daughter of Christian Rife and Veronica Reiff) was born 12 Sep 1753, , Pennsylvania, USA; died 1820, South Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Barbara Rife was born 12 Sep 1753, , Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of Christian Rife and Veronica Reiff); died 1820, South Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Maria "Mary" Shantz was born 13 Mar 1775, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Apr 1866, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Abraham Shantz was born 15 Dec 1776, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died 28 Dec 1856, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried , Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States.
    3. Christian R. Shantz was born 13 Feb 1779, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 9 Nov 1856, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Jacob Shantz was born 11 Oct 1781, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died 1 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. 2. Isaac Shantz was born 23 Apr 1783, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 12 Dec 1854, South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. David Shantz was born 7 Mar 1787, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 8 Apr 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Veronica Shantz was born 14 Nov 1789, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died 27 Jul 1876, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Samuel Shantz was born 7 Jul 1792, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died 19 Dec 1792, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA.
    9. Joseph R. Shantz was born 24 Jun 1795, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 19 Mar 1882; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 6.  George Bechtel was born 19 Feb 1746, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (son of Abraham Bechtel); died 17 Sep 1828, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    George — Elizabeth Mary. Elizabeth was born 5 May 1752, Of, Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania; died 24 Dec 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth Mary was born 5 May 1752, Of, Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania; died 24 Dec 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Mary Bechtel was born 11 Jul 1782 OR 22 Jul 1782, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 22 Sep 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Doon Pioneer Tower Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Nancy Bechtel was born 5 Jan 1784, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 23 Jan 1863, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. 3. Esther Bechtel was born 2 Feb 1786, , Pennsylvania, USA; died 14 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Magdalena Bechtel was born 19 Feb 1789, , Pennsylvania, USA; died 17 Nov 1866, Near Bridgeport, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Susannah Bechtel was born 13 Jul 1790; died 3 Jun 1879.
    6. Elizabeth Bechtel was born 8 Aug 1792, , Pennsylvania, USA; died 21 Jul 1885, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Sarah "Sallie" Bechtel was born 24 Jan 1795, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 24 Jul 1873, Washington, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Jacob Shantz was born CA 1710, , Switzerland; died 5 Feb 1781, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; was buried , Sprogell Cemetery, Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania.

    Jacob — Magdalena Erb. Magdalena was born Abt 1710, Of, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Sprogell Cemetery, Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Magdalena Erb was born Abt 1710, Of, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Sprogell Cemetery, Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania.
    Children:
    1. Susannah Shantz was born Abt 1742, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Esther Shantz was born Abt 1743, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 13 Mar 1821.
    3. 4. Isaac Shantz was born 14 Jan 1748, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 11 Oct 1802, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA.

  3. 10.  Christian Rife was born 1723; died 1809; was buried , East Coventry Mennonite Cemetery, East Coventry Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania.

    Christian — Veronica Reiff. Veronica was born 1732; died 1800; was buried , East Coventry Mennonite Cemetery, East Coventry Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Veronica Reiff was born 1732; died 1800; was buried , East Coventry Mennonite Cemetery, East Coventry Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania.
    Children:
    1. Rev. David Rife was born 1751, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. 5. Barbara Rife was born 12 Sep 1753, , Pennsylvania, USA; died 1820, South Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  5. 12.  Abraham Bechtel was born Abt 1700 (son of Hans Jacob Bechtel and Elizabeth Rickert); died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. Abraham Bechtel was born 7 Mar 1739, Of, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 2 Oct 1825, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 6. George Bechtel was born 19 Feb 1746, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 17 Sep 1828, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.