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

Judge Orfa Jean Shontz

Female 1876 - 1954  (77 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Judge Orfa Jean Shontz was born 1 Nov 1876, Avoca, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States (daughter of Benjamin B. Shantz and Jane A. Collins); died 6 May 1954, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States; was buried , Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Benjamin B. Shantz was born 30 Sep 1838, , Ontario, Canada (son of David P. Shantz and Sarah Biehn); died 30 Sep 1908, Payette, Payette, Idaho, USA.

    Benjamin married Jane A. Collins 19 Nov 1862, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Jane (daughter of William Collins and Jane) was born 1839, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Jane A. Collins was born 1839, , Ontario, Canada (daughter of William Collins and Jane); died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. Laomia Shantz
    2. Son Shantz
    3. Phoebe Shantz was born 1862, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Margaret Shantz was born 1866, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Hermina Shantz was born 1867, , Ontario, Canada; died 27 May 1923, , San Mateo Co., California.
    6. Elroy Shantz was born 29 Sep 1869, , Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    7. Charles Benjamin Shantz was born 1871, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    8. Oscar Shantz was born 11 Oct 1871, Seaforth, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. 1. Judge Orfa Jean Shontz was born 1 Nov 1876, Avoca, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States; died 6 May 1954, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States; was buried , Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  David P. Shantz was born 10 Jul 1802, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (son of Christian Shantz and Hannah Paul); died 27 Jun 1873, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.

    David married Sarah Biehn 8 Jan 1828. Sarah (daughter of Abraham Biehn and Veronica Shantz) was born 25 Dec 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Jun 1889. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Sarah Biehn was born 25 Dec 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Abraham Biehn and Veronica Shantz); died 6 Jun 1889.
    Children:
    1. Rachel Shantz was born 15 Jul 1828, , Ontario, Canada; died 31 Mar 1902, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Veronica "Fanny" Shantz was born 11 Nov 1830, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Hannah Shantz was born 17 Mar 1834, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Jan 1891, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    4. Jacob B. Shantz was born 28 Jul 1836, , Ontario, Canada; died 5 Dec 1866; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    5. 2. Benjamin B. Shantz was born 30 Sep 1838, , Ontario, Canada; died 30 Sep 1908, Payette, Payette, Idaho, USA.
    6. Sarah "Sally" Shantz was born 3 Jan 1841, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 30 Apr 1894, Langdon, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA.
    7. Mary Shantz was born 2 Apr 1843, , Ontario, Canada; died 22 Feb 1868, , Wisconsin, USA.
    8. Phoebe Shantz was born 7 Jun 1845, , Ontario, Canada; died 4 Jun 1936, Point Edward, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bethel United Cemetery, Warwick Twp., Lambton Co., Ontario.
    9. Abraham B. Shantz was born 16 Apr 1847, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    10. Isaac B. Shantz was born 30 Aug 1849, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    11. Moses Shantz was born 1851, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    12. Hiram B. Shantz was born 21 Nov 1851, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    13. David B. Shantz was born 2 Jun 1856, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    14. Henry B. Shantz was born 21 May 1859, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

  3. 6.  William Collins was born Abt 1810, of, Ontario; died Yes, date unknown.

    William — Jane. Jane was born Abt 1810, of, Ontario; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Jane was born Abt 1810, of, Ontario; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. 3. Jane A. Collins was born 1839, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Christian Shantz was born 11 Jul 1769, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (son of Jacob Shantz and Catherine Beary); died 7 Apr 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Christian married Hannah Paul 1791. Hannah was born 10 Sep 1772, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 10 Jul 1845, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Hannah Paul was born 10 Sep 1772, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 10 Jul 1845, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Catharine Shantz was born 5 Sep 1792, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 27 Feb 1854, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Elizabeth Shantz was born 15 May 1794, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 5 Feb 1857.
    3. Magdalena Shantz was born 15 Dec 1795, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 8 Feb 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Jacob Shantz was born 15 Aug 1797, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 21 Jul 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. 4. David P. Shantz was born 10 Jul 1802, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 27 Jun 1873, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    6. Bishop Heinrich "Henry" Schantz was born 3 Nov 1804, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 4 Oct 1877, South Of Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada.
    7. Susannah Shantz was born 24 Jan 1807, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 16 May 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Hannah Shantz was born 13 Jun 1809, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 20 May 1834; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Benjamin Shantz was born 21 Sep 1811, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Nov 1868, , Dallas County, Missouri.
    10. Rebecca Shantz was born 3 Mar 1815, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Jun 1876, South Of St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 10.  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. 11.  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 , Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 5. 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. Barbara Biehn was born 7 Apr 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 May 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.