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

Family: Joseph Y. Shantz / Elizabeth Stauffer (F1019)

m. 15 May 1838


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  • Father | Male
    Joseph Y. Shantz

    Born  10 Jul 1815  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 May 1900  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  15 May 1838  [1, 2, 3]  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Jacob Shantz | F4914 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Yost | F4914 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth Stauffer

    Born  5 Jan 1820  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Aug 1898  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Daniel Stauffer | F1018 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Susannah Kinzie | F1018 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Aaron S. Shantz

    Born  27 May 1839  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 May 1917   
    Buried    Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Barbara Nahrgang | F1343 
    Married  10 Jun 1863  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Biehn | F4224 
    Married  23 Dec 1877   

    Child 2 | Male
    Jacob Shantz

    Born  17 Mar 1841  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Jul 1845   
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Male
    David Shantz

    Born  1843  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    Daniel Shantz

    Born  4 Jan 1844  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Oct 1936  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Marie "Mary" Nahrgang | F1347 
    Married  10 May 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    Simon Shantz

    Born  30 Jan 1846  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Sep 1847   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Female
    Hannah Shantz

    Born  25 Jun 1848  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Mar 1940  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Daniel E. Cressman | F4927 
    Married  10 Nov 1874  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Susannah Shantz

    Born  6 Jul 1850  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Feb 1937  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Noah S. Bean | F4208 
    Married  2 Oct 1877  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John Schaefer | F49287 
    Married  25 Jun 1912  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    Solomon Shantz

    Born  31 May 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Nov 1915  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  30 Nov 1915  Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Ann Hostetler | F184 
    Married  6 Feb 1877  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Male
    Rev. David S. Shantz

    Born  13 May 1854  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried    Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Susannah Elizabeth Erb | F4929 
    Married  25 Sep 1877  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Female
    Mary Shantz

    Born  21 Apr 1856  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Apr 1884  Wilmot Centre, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Daniel Christner | F4388 
    Married     

    Child 11 | Male
    Noah S. Shantz

    Born  16 May 1859  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 May 1936  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Susannah Cassel | F3524 
    Married  6 Mar 1883  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 12 | Female
    Elizabeth Shantz

    Born  23 Dec 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Jul 1946   
    Buried    Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Moses M. Cressman | F60 
    Married  29 Nov 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 13 | Female
    Louisa Shantz

    Born  17 Dec 1865  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Jun 1950   
    Buried    Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Ezra M. Cressman | F4930 
    Married  23 Mar 1886   

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 401.

    2. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 17 May 1838:22.
      15 May 1838 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Joseph Schantz, son of Jakob Schantz, to Barbara (Elizabeth?) Staufer, daughter of Daniel Staufer, both of Waterloo Tp. (Poem follows)

    3. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, June 1, 1900 - Obituary of Joseph Y. Shantz.