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

Ephraim B. Shantz

Male 1850 - 1921  (71 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Ephraim B. Shantz was born 7 May 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Mayor Jacob Yost Shantz and Barbara Biehn); died 27 Oct 1921, Didsbury, Alberta; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.

    Ephraim married Hannah Snider 4 Jan 1874. Hannah (daughter of Rev. Elias Snider and Hannah Bingeman) was born 23 Apr 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Burton Shantz
    2. Selina Shantz
    3. Adina Shantz was born 29 Sep 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Tilman Shantz was born 31 Dec 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Elsie Shantz was born 13 Mar 1883, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

    Ephraim married Hannah Snider Jan 1874. Hannah was born 24 Apr 1857, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Dec 1942, Didsbury, Alberta; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Selina Shantz was born 27 Nov 1876, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Jan 1949; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    2. Elsie Shantz was born 1883, , Ontario, Canada; died 1975; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    3. Burton Shantz was born 1886, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Mayor Jacob Yost ShantzMayor Jacob Yost Shantz was born 2 May 1822, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Jacob Shantz and Mary Yost); died 28 Oct 1909; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Jacob married Barbara Biehn 2 May 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Barbara (daughter of Abraham Biehn and Veronica Shantz) was born 7 Apr 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 May 1858; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Barbara Biehn was born 7 Apr 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Abraham Biehn and Veronica Shantz); died 16 May 1858; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Harriet B. Shantz was born 31 Aug 1844, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Dec 1908, Didsbury, Alberta; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    2. Veronica B. Shantz was born 15 Jun 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Lucinda B. Shantz was born 7 Sep 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Apr 1921; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. 1. Ephraim B. Shantz was born 7 May 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 Oct 1921, Didsbury, Alberta; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    5. Moses B. Shantz was born 24 Aug 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died , Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA.


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. 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. 2. 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.  Abraham Biehn was born 7 Feb 1781, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (son of John Biehn and Barbara Fried); died 3 Nov 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Abraham married Veronica Shantz 1808. Veronica (daughter of Isaac Shantz and Barbara Rife) 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. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Veronica Shantz was born 14 Nov 1789, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of Isaac Shantz and Barbara Rife); died 27 Jul 1876, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Moses Biehn was born 24 Jul 1809, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Jul 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Sarah Biehn was born 25 Dec 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Jun 1889.
    3. Aaron S. Biehn, Sr. was born 16 Mar 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 14 Apr 1897; was buried , Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Mary Biehn was born 30 Sep 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 Mar 1906; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. 3. Barbara Biehn was born 7 Apr 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 May 1858; 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. 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.  John Biehn was born 1737, , Switzerland; died 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Kinzie-Bean Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region. Ontario.

    John — Barbara Fried. Barbara was born 1744, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 1807, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Kinzie-Bean Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region. Ontario. [Group Sheet]


  • 13.  Barbara Fried was born 1744, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 1807, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Kinzie-Bean Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region. Ontario.
    Children:
    1. Mary Biehn was born 1766, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Barbara Biehn was born 28 Jun 1772, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania; died 22 Dec 1854, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Kinzie-Bean Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region. Ontario.
    3. Anna Biehn was born 1774; died , , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania.
    4. Elizabeth Biehn was born 1775, Of, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died , Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. John Biehn was born 1776, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 19 Dec 1823, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Kinzie-Bean Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region. Ontario.
    6. 6. Abraham Biehn was born 7 Feb 1781, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 3 Nov 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Catharine Biehn was born 1785, , USA; died 1869.


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