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

Joshua Y. Shantz

Male 1817 - Yes, date unknown


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Joshua Y. Shantz was born 11 Sep 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Jacob Shantz and Mary Yost); died Yes, date unknown.

    Joshua married Magdalena Martin 17 Mar 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Magdalena (daughter of Henry Z. Martin and Catharine Miller) was born 8 Dec 1822, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Feb 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Maria Shantz was born 8 Aug 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 May 1886, Near Wilmot Centre, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Catharine Shantz was born 1 Oct 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1 Dec 1905; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Henry Shantz was born 12 Dec 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 29 Mar 1848, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Amos M. Shantz was born 15 Jun 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Feb 1920; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Menno M. Shantz was born 4 Apr 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 10 Dec 1917, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Leah Shantz was born 16 May 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 13 Dec 1926, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Nancy Shantz was born 18 Sep 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 13 Mar 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Lydia Shantz was born 22 Jan 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Mar 1899, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Lucinda Shantz was born 8 Oct 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Nov 1943, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    10. Joshua M. Shantz was born 2 May 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    11. Johnathan Shantz was born 1873, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

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. John Y. 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. 1. 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.

  3. Children:
    1. 3. 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.


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.


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