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

Nathan Shantz

Male 1879 - 1915  (35 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Nathan Shantz was born 13 Sep 1879, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada (son of Jacob W. Shantz and Magdalena Cressman); died 4 Sep 1915, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Jacob W. Shantz was born 3 Sep 1850, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Daniel Shantz and Esther Wismer); died 6 Jan 1931, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Jacob married Magdalena Cressman 19 Jan 1873, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Magdalena (daughter of Joseph Cressman and Veronica "Fanny" Shantz) was born 16 Jun 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Jul 1936, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Magdalena Cressman was born 16 Jun 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Joseph Cressman and Veronica "Fanny" Shantz); died 9 Jul 1936, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Hettie Shantz died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Emanuel C. Shantz was born 3 Aug 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1944; was buried , Bridgeport Free Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Ananias C. Shantz was born 21 Sep 1873, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died 2 Nov 1943; was buried , Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Oscoda, Michigan, USA.
    4. Esther Shantz was born 1875, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Addison Shantz was born 1877, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died Bef 1921.
    6. 1. Nathan Shantz was born 13 Sep 1879, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died 4 Sep 1915, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Emma Shantz was born 2 Sep 1881, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    8. Fanny Shantz was born 17 Nov 1883, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Fannie Shantz was born 25 Nov 1883, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    10. Selina Shantz was born 7 Jun 1887, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Daniel Shantz was born 30 Mar 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Jacob Shantz and Susannah Schneider); died 24 Jun 1906, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Daniel married Esther Wismer 30 Oct 1849, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Esther (daughter of Henry Wismer, Sr. and Mary Cressman) was born 1 Jun 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 20 Nov 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Esther Wismer was born 1 Jun 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Henry Wismer, Sr. and Mary Cressman); died 20 Nov 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 2. Jacob W. Shantz was born 3 Sep 1850, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Jan 1931, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Henry W. Shantz was born 16 Feb 1852, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1 Aug 1879, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Noah W. Shantz was born 10 Aug 1854, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 Dec 1920, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Susannah W. Shantz was born 17 Nov 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 17 Nov 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Mary W. Shantz was born 17 May 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1 Jul 1923, Edmore, Montcalm, Michigan, United States; was buried , Solon Township Cemetery, Cedar Springs, Kent, Michigan, United States.
    6. Daniel W. Shantz was born 8 Apr 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 May 1940, Sand Lake, Kent, Michigan, United States; was buried , Pierson Township Cemetery, Pierson, Montcalm, Michigan, United States.
    7. Esther W. Shantz was born 26 Mar 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 12 Jun 1946; was buried , North Woolwich Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Barbara W. Shantz was born 16 Jun 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1 Aug 1935, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Menno W. Shantz was born 26 May 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Jun 1927; was buried , Brutus Mennonite Cemetery, Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, USA.

  3. 6.  Joseph Cressman was born 4 Aug 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of John Cressman and Esther Wismer); died 6 Jan 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Joseph married Veronica "Fanny" Shantz 11 May 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Veronica (daughter of Isaac Shantz and Esther Bechtel) was born 27 Oct 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Sep 1893, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 10 Sep 1893, Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Veronica "Fanny" Shantz was born 27 Oct 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Isaac Shantz and Esther Bechtel); died 7 Sep 1893, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 10 Sep 1893, Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Barbara Cressman was born 2 Apr 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Nov 1919, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Isaac Cressman was born 9 Jun 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 29 Aug 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. 3. Magdalena Cressman was born 16 Jun 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Jul 1936, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Lydia Cressman was born 14 Mar 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 19 Mar 1927, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Joseph S. Cressman was born 27 Mar 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 20 Dec 1925, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Veronica "Fanny" Cressman was born 29 Aug 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Feb 1865; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Moses S. Cressman was born 3 Aug 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 19 Jun 1924, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 22 Jun 1924, Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Jacob Shantz was born 15 Aug 1797, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (son of Christian Schantz and Hannah Paul); died 21 Jul 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Jacob married Susannah Schneider 2 Mar 1824. Susannah (daughter of Jacob Yost Schneider and Maria "Mary" Erb) was born 4 Jun 1804, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania; died 2 Apr 1837, Near Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Susannah Schneider was born 4 Jun 1804, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania (daughter of Jacob Yost Schneider and Maria "Mary" Erb); died 2 Apr 1837, Near Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Lydia Shantz was born 1 Mar 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 15 Feb 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 4. Daniel Shantz was born 30 Mar 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Jun 1906, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Hannah Shantz was born 12 Jun 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 Aug 1924, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Susannah Shantz was born 2 Jun 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 11 Jul 1911; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Rachel Shantz was born 19 Jul 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Jun 1900; was buried , North Woolwich Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Abraham Shantz was born 13 Oct 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Jun 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 10.  Henry Wismer, Sr. was born 10 Mar 1794, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania (son of Joseph Wismer and Barbara Wismer); died 11 Jun 1876.

    Henry married Mary Cressman Jan 1815. Mary (daughter of Daniel Cressman and Esther Bechtel) was born 17 Aug 1792, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 12 Jul 1872, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Mary Cressman was born 17 Aug 1792, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (daughter of Daniel Cressman and Esther Bechtel); died 12 Jul 1872, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Barbara Wismer was born 25 Oct 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 28 Aug 1889, , Clinton Co., Michigan; was buried , Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Abraham Wismer was born 2 Sep 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Sep 1823.
    3. Rev. Daniel Wismer was born 29 Jul 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 4 May 1909, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Jacob Wismer was born 9 Jan 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Sep 1823; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Elizabeth Wismer was born 28 Mar 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Apr 1909, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. 5. Esther Wismer was born 1 Jun 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 20 Nov 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Mary Wismer was born 12 Jun 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Sep 1909; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    8. Rev. Henry C. Wismer was born 21 Aug 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 15 Mar 1885, Texas.

  5. 12.  John Cressman was born 15 May 1795, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania (son of John Cressman and Anna Schowalter); died 30 Jun 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    John married Esther Wismer 3 Oct 1818. Esther (daughter of Joseph Wismer and Barbara Wismer) was born 12 Jan 1790, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania; died 2 Sep 1881, Near New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Esther Wismer was born 12 Jan 1790, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania (daughter of Joseph Wismer and Barbara Wismer); died 2 Sep 1881, Near New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Samuel S. Cressman was born 30 Mar 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 Jan 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    2. 6. Joseph Cressman was born 4 Aug 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Jan 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Anna Cressman was born 18 Nov 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 25 Jan 1908; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. John Cressman was born 23 Dec 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 28 Jan 1845, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Barbara Cressman was born 8 Jul 1823, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 May 1896, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    6. Henry Cressman was born 27 Feb 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 19 Mar 1906, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  7. 14.  Isaac Shantz was born 23 Apr 1783, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (son of Isaac Shantz and Barbara Rife); died 12 Dec 1854, South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Isaac married Esther Bechtel 15 Oct 1808. Esther (daughter of George Bechtel and Elizabeth Mary) was born 2 Feb 1786, , Pennsylvania, USA; died 14 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Esther Bechtel was born 2 Feb 1786, , Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of George Bechtel and Elizabeth Mary); died 14 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Shantz was born 11 Aug 1809, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Jan 1821.
    2. Samuel B. Shantz was born 16 Jan 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 18 Jan 1895; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Barbara Shantz was born 6 May 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Apr 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Mary Shantz was born 14 Jan 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Dec 1875, Chatsworth, Livingston, Illinois, United States; was buried , Sullivan Center Cemetery, Cullom, Livingston, Illinois, United States.
    5. Sarah "Sallie" Shantz was born 21 Jan 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 18 Oct 1881, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 20 Oct 1881, First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Nancy Shantz was born 11 Aug 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 8 Apr 1899; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. 7. Veronica "Fanny" Shantz was born 27 Oct 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Sep 1893, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 10 Sep 1893, Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Esther Shantz was born 7 Jan 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Sep 1883, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Magdalena Shantz was born 19 Apr 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 19 Apr 1887; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Isaac B. Shantz was born 18 May 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1 Mar 1917, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Leah Shantz was born 1 Dec 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.