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

John B. Shantz

Male 1860 - 1924  (64 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John B. Shantz was born 9 May 1860, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Mayor Jacob Yost Shantz and Anna "Nancy" Brubacher, son of Mayor Jacob Yost Shantz and ?); died 24 Sep 1924; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    John married Joannah B. Bowman 30 Mar 1881, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Joannah (daughter of Samuel S. Bowman and Levia Shantz) was born 24 Apr 1860, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Mar 1938; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Edson Bowman Shantz was born 19 Jul 1882; died 11 Oct 1965.
    2. John Elmer Shantz was born 13 Jun 1891; died Feb 1895; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    John — Johanna Bowman. Johanna was born 1859, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Elson Shantz was born 1882, , 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 Anna "Nancy" Brubacher 6 Dec 1853. Anna (daughter of Deacon John E. Brubacher and Catharine Shirk) was born 19 Sep 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1 Oct 1870, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Anna "Nancy" Brubacher was born 19 Sep 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Deacon John E. Brubacher and Catharine Shirk); died 1 Oct 1870, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Jacob B. Shantz was born 8 Mar 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 25 Sep 1933; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Susannah B. Shantz was born 25 Mar 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 25 Aug 1881, Near Bridgeport, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Dilman Brubacher Shantz was born 18 Nov 1857, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 25 May 1939, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States.
    4. John Shantz was born 1858, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Mary S. Shantz was born 9 May 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 28 Jun 1947; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. 1. John B. Shantz was born 9 May 1860, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Sep 1924; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Loide Shantz was born 5 May 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 17 Aug 1950; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Eunice Shantz was born 27 Nov 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Ida Shantz was born 5 May 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.


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 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. 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 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.  Deacon John E. Brubacher was born 11 Jul 1793, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania (son of Jacob Brubacher and Susannah Erb); died 10 Oct 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    John married Catharine Shirk 6 Mar 1817. Catharine (daughter of Joseph Sherk and Mary Betzner, daughter of Joseph Schoerg and Elizabeth Betzner) was born 11 Feb 1798, , , Pennsylvania, USA; died 8 Oct 1882, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 11 Oct 1882, First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Catharine Shirk was born 11 Feb 1798, , , Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of Joseph Sherk and Mary Betzner, daughter of Joseph Schoerg and Elizabeth Betzner); died 8 Oct 1882, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 11 Oct 1882, First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Jacob Brubacher was born 9 Apr 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Dec 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Susannah Brubacher was born 28 Jun 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 May 1891, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Elizabeth Brubacher was born 13 Dec 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Jan 1899, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. John E. Brubacher was born 9 Aug 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Aug 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Henry Brubacher was born 12 Feb 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 Mar 1893, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Joseph Brubacher was born 27 Oct 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 4 Mar 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Christian Brubacher was born 27 Apr 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Oct 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Samuel S. Brubacher was born 4 Jan 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Dec 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Magdalena Brubacher was born 14 Jan 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Mar 1831; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    10. 3. Anna "Nancy" Brubacher was born 19 Sep 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1 Oct 1870, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Magdalena Brubacher was born 10 Mar 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 12 Dec 1915; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    12. Mary Brubacher was born 29 Aug 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Mar 1859, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    13. Catharine Brubacher was born 5 Jul 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 25 Sep 1911, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 29 Sep 1911, First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    14. Benjamin S. Brubacher was born 24 Apr 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Jan 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    15. Veronica Brubacher was born 16 May 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 18 Nov 1935, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; 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.  Jacob Brubacher was born 11 Jun 1758, of, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania (son of John Brubacher and Maria Tauner); died 31 Aug 1793.

    Jacob married Susannah Erb 1781. Susannah (daughter of Christian Erb and Maria Scherch) was born 17 Mar 1762, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 22 Jan 1844. [Group Sheet]


  • 13.  Susannah Erb was born 17 Mar 1762, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania (daughter of Christian Erb and Maria Scherch); died 22 Jan 1844.
    Children:
    1. Jacob Brubacher was born 27 Jan 1782, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 30 Jan 1854, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.
    2. John Brubacher was born 26 Sep 1783, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 1792.
    3. Henry Brubacher was born 21 May 1785, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 21 May 1785, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.
    4. Christian Brubacher was born 18 Sep 1787, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 14 Feb 1853.
    5. Mary Brubacher was born 6 Aug 1789, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 18 Aug 1834, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Susannah Brubacher was born 20 Jun 1791, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 7 Nov 1878, Lebanan Co., Pennsylvania.
    7. 6. Deacon John E. Brubacher was born 11 Jul 1793, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 10 Oct 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  • 14.  Joseph Sherk was born Abt 1768, Of, Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , -.

    Joseph — Mary Betzner. Mary was born Abt 1768, Of, Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  • 15.  Mary Betzner was born Abt 1768, Of, Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. 7. Catharine Shirk was born 11 Feb 1798, , , Pennsylvania, USA; died 8 Oct 1882, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 11 Oct 1882, First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


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