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

Sidney Z. Shantz

Male 1853 - Yes, date unknown


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Sidney Z. Shantz was born 29 Oct 1853, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA (son of Aaron Shantz and Elizabeth Ziegler); died Yes, date unknown.

    Other Events:

    • Eby ID Number: 00110-6574


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Aaron Shantz was born 20 Feb 1806, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA (son of Abraham Shantz and Allie Hunsberger); died 16 Aug 1875.

    Other Events:

    • Eby ID Number: 00110-6559

    Notes:

    Aaron Shantz, "the second eldest of old Abraham Shantz's family, was born February 20th, 1806, and died August 16th, 1875. He was married to Elizabeth Zieger, March 14th, 1831. They had a family of fifteen 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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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.].

    Aaron married Elizabeth Ziegler 14 Mar 1831. Elizabeth was born Abt 1806, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Ziegler was born Abt 1806, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown.

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    • Name: Elizabeth Shantz
    • Eby ID Number: 00110-6559.1

    Children:
    1. Catharine Z. Shantz was born 15 Feb 1832, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Abraham Z. Shantz was born 27 May 1833, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Elizabeth Z. Shantz was born 3 May 1835, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 17 Jan 1837.
    4. Barbara Z. Shantz was born 2 Apr 1837, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 4 Sep 1839.
    5. David Z. Shantz was born 21 Apr 1837, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 4 Sep 1839.
    6. Nancy Z. Shantz was born 22 Jun 1840, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown.
    7. Isaac Z. Shantz was born 26 Jun 1842, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 26 Apr 1845.
    8. Amos Z. Shantz was born 28 Oct 1844, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 28 Feb 1845.
    9. Samuel Z. Shantz was born 11 Jan 1846, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 26 Apr 1846.
    10. Joseph Z. Shantz was born 11 Jan 1847, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 11 Nov 1847.
    11. Maria Z. Shantz was born 13 Oct 1848, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 22 Jul 1849.
    12. Aaron Z. Shantz was born 15 Oct 1849, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died , , , Pennsylvania, USA.
    13. Susannah Z. Shantz was born 26 Feb 1851, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 6 Aug 1851.
    14. Ellen Z. Shantz was born 7 Mar 1852, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 7 Mar 1852.
    15. 1. Sidney Z. Shantz was born 29 Oct 1853, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Abraham Shantz was born 15 Dec 1776, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA (son of Isaac Shantz and Barbara Rife); died 28 Dec 1856, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Eby ID Number: 00110-6537

    Notes:

    Abraham Shantz, "the eldest son of Isaac Shantz, was born December 15th, 1776. He was married to Allie Hunsberger who was born January 20th, 1775, and died August 27, 1821. They resided, after they came to Canada, on the farm now possessed by Isadore B. Snyder, a little east of Berlin. Not finding the county to his expectations and the winter too severe for himself, he left Canada and moved to Harmony, Butler County, Pennsylvania, not far from Pittsburg, where he died December 28th, 1856. He had a family of ten 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.].

    Abraham — Allie Hunsberger. Allie was born 20 Jan 1775, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 27 Aug 1821, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Allie Hunsberger was born 20 Jan 1775, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 27 Aug 1821, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA.

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    • Name: Allie Shantz
    • Eby ID Number: 00110-6537.1

    Children:
    1. Moses H. Shantz was born 14 Sep 1804, , Butler Co., Pennsylvania; died 18 Sep 1884, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA.
    2. 2. Aaron Shantz was born 20 Feb 1806, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 16 Aug 1875.
    3. Catharine Shantz was born 8 Apr 1807, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Isaac Shantz was born 12 Feb 1809, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 21 Jan 1867.
    5. Elizabeth Shantz was born 16 Oct 1811, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 28 Jun 1886.
    6. Lena Shantz was born 3 Sep 1812, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 30 Jun 1841.
    7. Amos Shantz was born 23 Aug 1814, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 7 Jun 1884.
    8. Mary Shantz was born 16 Jul 1816, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died 21 Jul 1816.
    9. David Shantz was born 16 Aug 1818, , , Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown.
    10. Ellen Shantz was born 27 Mar 1821, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  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.

    Other Events:

    • Eby ID Number: 00110-6535

    Notes:

    Isaac Shantz, "was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, January 14th, 1748. On May 4th, 1774, he was married to Barbara Reiff who was born September 12th, 1753. He died on his farm situated on the Schuylkill River, within the corporation of Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania on October 11th, 1802. They had a family of nine children, eight of whom they raised. Their names are as follows: III Mary, III Abraham, III Christian, III Jacob, III Isaac, III David, III Veronica, III Samuel, and III Joseph. In 1808, she with her two sons, David and Isaac, and her daughter Veronica, moved to Canada and settled on the farm now possessed by Abraham H. Wambold, about one and one-half miles south of Berlin, and part of this farm is now possessed by Enos Shantz, one of her great-grandchildren. Here she resided until her death which took place September 25th, 1820. (Contributed by her son, Joseph) She was of an amiable disposition, rather small in statue but robust and of a quick turn. At 60 years of age she would mount her pony like a young man. She is buried in the Christian Eby Burial Ground, Berlin, Ontario. We shall now give the descendants of Isaac Shantz."


    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.].

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


  2. 9.  Barbara Rife was born 12 Sep 1753, Of, Pottstown, Montgomery, 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.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Barbara Shantz
    • Eby ID Number: 00092-5275.1
    • Grave Photograph - Find A Grave: Gravestone of Barbara Reiff
    • Land: Bef 1831, Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 052, Waterloo County, Ontario

    Children:
    1. Mary Shantz was born 13 Mar 1775, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Apr 1866, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 4. Abraham Shantz was born 15 Dec 1776, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died 28 Dec 1856, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA.
    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. 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.