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

Family: Allan B. Shantz / Catharine Shirk (F1448)

m. 1 Mar 1899


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  • Father | Male
    Allan B. Shantz

    Born  14 Aug 1873  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Nov 1931  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
    Married  1 Mar 1899  [1]  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Wendel E. Shantz | F2076 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anne "Nancy" Bowman | F2076 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Catharine Shirk

    Born  20 Mar 1875  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Jan 1954  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., 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
    Father  Peter Shirk | F1443 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Magdalena Martin | F1443 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Vernon Shantz

    Born  12 May 1900  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 May 1900  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    Mervin Shantz

    Born  Feb 1902  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Florence B. Burkhard | F46471 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Female
    Erma Shantz

    Born  Jul 1903  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1994   
    Buried    Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Dr. Marshall Oberholtzer Bingeman | F48741 
    Married     

    Child 4 | Female
    Florence May Shantz

    Born  2 Sep 1907  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Mar 1999  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  Maxwell Israel Becker | F41816 
    Married  2 Sep 1936   

    Child 5 | Male
    Russel Shantz

    Born  1913  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Male
    Edward Shantz

    Born  1915  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 7 | Female
    Anna Shantz

    Born  1918  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Male
    (Baby Boy) Shantz

    Born  1921  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 015681-1899.
      Allen SHANTZ, 24 of Wilmot Tp., born Wilmot Tp., bachelor, farmer, Mennonite, son of Wendel SHANTZ & Nancy BOWMAN to Katy SHERK, 24 of Bridgeport, born Bridgeport, spinster, Mennonite, daughter of Peter SHIRK & Mag. MARTIN on Mar. 1st, 1899 in Berlin. Ceremony witnessed by Josiah CRESSMAN, Waterloo Tp., & Magdalena SHIRK, Bridgeport; performed by Daniel Wismer.