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

Family: John Yost Shantz / Susannah Scheirich (F3015)

m. 28 Mar 1837


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  • Father | Male
    John Yost Shantz

    Born  6 Feb 1811  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Feb 1891  Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  28 Mar 1837  [1, 2]  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Jacob Shantz | F4914 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Yost | F4914 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Susannah Scheirich

    Born  1 Apr 1820  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Apr 1884  Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Scheirich | F528 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Barbara Groh | F528 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Barbara Shantz

    Born  25 Aug 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Mar 1885  Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Isaac Moyer | F4013 
    Married  20 Mar 1860  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Mary Shantz

    Born  16 Jan 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Jun 1890  near, Kitchener, 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
    Spouse  Benjamin Shoemaker | F1595 
    Married  23 Feb 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Elias Shantz

    Born  14 Jun 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Sep 1899   
    Buried    Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Susannah Brubacher | F170 
    Married  1 Mar 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Elizabeth "Eliza" Shantz

    Born  25 Mar 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1909  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Moses Hallman | F1898 
    Married  17 Mar 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John Schaefer | F4924 
    Married  6 Oct 1867  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    Dilman Shantz

    Born  7 Feb 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Oct 1878   
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    John S. Shantz

    Born  4 Dec 1846  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Jan 1900  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Nancy D. Shantz | F4894 
    Married  29 Jan 1873   

    Child 7 | Male
    Joel Shantz

    Born  14 Mar 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Aug 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    Benjamin Shantz

    Born  9 Sep 1849  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Sep 1849  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Female
    Susannah Shantz

    Born  26 Aug 1850  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Sep 1925   
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Noah S. Weber | F4730 
    Married  3 Mar 1872   

    Child 10 | Female
    Lydia Shantz

    Born  5 Jun 1853  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Apr 1882   
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 11 | Female
    Leah Shantz

    Born  28 Feb 1855  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Dec 1872  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 12 | Female
    Veronica "Fronica" "Fanny" Shantz

    Born  1 Jan 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Sep 1934  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Peter Shupe | F1704 
    Married  24 Sep 1878  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 13 | Female
    Nancy Shantz

    Born  4 Oct 1858  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Jan 1884  Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Levi Hammacher Stauffer | F262 
    Married  24 Dec 1879  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 14 | Male
    Oliver S. Shantz

    Born  12 Aug 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Sep 1910   
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Anna E | F6353 
    Married     

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 30 Mar 1837:16.
      28 Mar 1837 Benjamin Eby m. Johannes Schantz to Susanna Scheirich, daughter of Johannes Scheirich, all of Waterloo.

    2. [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..., 398.