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

Benjamin Shantz

Male 1849 - 1849  (0 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Benjamin Shantz was born 9 Sep 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of John Yost Shantz and Susannah Scheirich); died 21 Sep 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  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]


  2. 3.  Susannah Scheirich was born 1 Apr 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of John Scheirich and Barbara Groh); died 6 Apr 1884, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    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. 1. 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: 3

  1. 4.  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. 5.  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. 2. 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.

  3. 6.  John Scheirich was born 4 Aug 1787, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania (son of Mathias Scheirich and Catharine Mooney); died 3 Apr 1862, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    John married Barbara Groh Abt 1807. Barbara (daughter of Michael Groh and Elizabeth Witmer) was born 28 May 1784, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 28 Nov 1858, Near Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Barbara Groh was born 28 May 1784, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania (daughter of Michael Groh and Elizabeth Witmer); died 28 Nov 1858, Near Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Catharine Scheirich was born 20 May 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 30 May 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Elizabeth Scheirich was born 1 May 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 17 Dec 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Joseph Scheirich was born 8 May 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 25 Jul 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Anna Scheirich was born 25 Oct 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 31 Mar 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Stauffer Abandoned Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. 3. Susannah Scheirich 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.
    6. Magdalena Scheirich was born 17 Jun 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Mar 1850; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Samuel Scheirich was born 6 May 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 12 May 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Esther Scheirich was born 18 May 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 18 Feb 1845; was buried , Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Veronica "Franny" Scheirich was born 6 Nov 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 10 Nov 1848; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


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.

    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.
    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. 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.

  3. Children:
    1. 5. Mary 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.

  • 12.  Mathias Scheirich was born 6 Dec 1751, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Feb 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Mathias — Catharine Mooney. Catharine was born 1762; died 10 Dec 1825; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  • 13.  Catharine Mooney was born 1762; died 10 Dec 1825; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Jacob Scheirich was born , , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Anna Maria "Maria" Scheirich was born Oct 1784, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 10 Jul 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. 6. John Scheirich was born 4 Aug 1787, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 3 Apr 1862, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. David Scheirich was born 24 Dec 1790, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 15 Dec 1862.
    5. Catharine Scheirich was born 18 Mar 1793, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 8 Apr 1857; was buried , Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Elizabeth Scheirich was born 26 May 1795, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 27 Jun 1866; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    7. Eva Scheirich was born 16 Nov 1799, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 13 Jul 1841, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    8. Veronica Scheirich was born Abt 1804, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.

  • 14.  Michael Groh was born 1757, Of, Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania (son of Hannes Groh and Magdalena Bauman); died 20 Sep 1804, , Welland Co., Ontario, Canada.

    Michael married Elizabeth Witmer 1779. Elizabeth was born Abt 1760, Of, Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  • 15.  Elizabeth Witmer was born Abt 1760, Of, Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Groh was born 1777, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 24 Nov 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Anna Groh was born Abt 1782, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died , , Pennsylvania, USA.
    3. 7. Barbara Groh was born 28 May 1784, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 28 Nov 1858, Near Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Peter Groh was born Jul 1785, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Esther Groh was born 5 Dec 1786, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 5 Mar 1862, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    6. John Groh was born 19 Jun 1788, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 15 Jan 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 18 Jan 1871, Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Jacob Groh was born 12 Aug 1790, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 7 Nov 1845.
    8. Christina Groh was born 1794, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.


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