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

Family: Isaac Shantz / Barbara Rife (F3031)

m. 4 May 1774


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  • Father | Male
    Isaac Shantz

    Born  14 Jan 1748  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Oct 1802  Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  4 May 1774  [1]   
    Father  Jacob Shantz | F4792 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Magdalena Erb | F4792 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Barbara Rife

    Born  12 Sep 1753  Of, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1820  South Of Berlin, 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
    Father  Christian Rife | F3030 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Veronica Reiff | F3030 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Mary Shantz

    Born  13 Mar 1775  Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Apr 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Shoemaker | F1505 
    Married  2 May 1797   

    Child 2 | Male
    Abraham Shantz

    Born  15 Dec 1776  Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Dec 1856  Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary Bechtel | F2214 
    Married     
    Spouse  Allie Hunsberger | F4796 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Male
    Christian R. Shantz

    Born  13 Feb 1779  Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Nov 1856  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  Magdalena Cressman | F4879 
    Married  19 Oct 1800   

    Jacob ShantzChild 4 | Male
    Jacob Shantz

    Born  11 Oct 1781  Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Jul 1867  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  Mary Yost | F4914 
    Married  1805   

    Child 5 | Male
    Isaac Shantz

    Born  23 Apr 1783  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Dec 1854  South-East Of Berlin, 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  Esther Bechtel | F4138 
    Married  15 Oct 1808   

    Child 6 | Male
    David Shantz

    Born  7 Mar 1787  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Apr 1879  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Elizabeth Pannebecker | F2851 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Female
    Veronica Shantz

    Born  14 Nov 1789  Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Jul 1876  Near Doon, 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  Abraham Biehn | F4214 
    Married  1808   

    Child 8 | Male
    Samuel Shantz

    Born  7 Jul 1792  Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Dec 1792  Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 9 | Male
    Joseph R. Shantz

    Born  24 Jun 1795  Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Mar 1882   
    Buried    Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Catharine Schneider | F806 
    Married  8 Jul 1817   

  • 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..., 374.