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

John Yost Shantz

Male 1811 - 1891  (80 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John Yost Shantz was born 6 Feb 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Jacob Shantz and Mary Yost); died 23 Feb 1891, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    John married Susannah Scheirich 28 Mar 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Susannah (daughter of John Scheirich and Barbara Groh) was born 1 Apr 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Apr 1884, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Barbara Shantz was born 25 Aug 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 4 Mar 1885, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Mary Shantz was born 16 Jan 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 Jun 1890, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Elias Shantz was born 14 Jun 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 10 Sep 1899; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    4. Elizabeth "Eliza" Shantz was born 25 Mar 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1909, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Dilman Shantz was born 7 Feb 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 14 Oct 1878; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. John S. Shantz was born 4 Dec 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 12 Jan 1900, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Joel Shantz was born 14 Mar 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Aug 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Benjamin Shantz was born 9 Sep 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Sep 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Susannah Shantz was born 26 Aug 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 18 Sep 1925; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Lydia Shantz was born 5 Jun 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Apr 1882; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Leah Shantz was born 28 Feb 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 20 Dec 1872, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    12. Veronica "Fronica" "Fanny" Shantz was born 1 Jan 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Sep 1934, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    13. Nancy Shantz was born 4 Oct 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 31 Jan 1884, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    14. Oliver S. Shantz was born 12 Aug 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Sep 1910; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Jacob ShantzJacob Shantz was born 11 Oct 1781, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA (son of Isaac Shantz and Barbara Rife); died 1 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Jacob married Mary Yost 1805. Mary was born 12 Mar 1784, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 22 Oct 1869, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Mary YostMary Yost was born 12 Mar 1784, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 22 Oct 1869, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Mary Shantz was born 23 Mar 1807, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 9 May 1809.
    2. Isaac Y. Shantz was born 31 Jan 1809, , Pennsylvania, USA; died 6 Oct 1878, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. 1. John Yost Shantz was born 6 Feb 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Feb 1891, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Veronica "Fanny" Shantz was born 23 May 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Aug 1887, Near Williamsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Joseph Y. Shantz was born 10 Jul 1815, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 8 May 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    6. Joshua Y. Shantz was born 11 Sep 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    7. David Y. Shantz was born 29 Aug 1819, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Oct 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Mayor Jacob Yost Shantz was born 2 May 1822, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 28 Oct 1909; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Samuel Y. Shantz was born 15 Jan 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 15 May 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Amos Y. Shantz was born 31 May 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 19 May 1904; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


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, 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. 5.  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.
    Children:
    1. Mary Shantz was born 13 Mar 1775, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Apr 1866, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 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. 2. 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.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Jacob Shantz was born Abt 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, Of, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died 1820, South Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.