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

Family: Benjamin Shantz / Lydia Kolb (F3865)

m. 5 Nov 1833


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  • Father | Male
    Benjamin Shantz

    Born  21 Sep 1811  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Nov 1868  , Dallas County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  5 Nov 1833  [1]   
    Other Spouse  Margaret Swinton | F5018 
    Married  9 Mar 1863  , Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Christian Shantz | F4993 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Hannah Paul | F4993 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Lydia Kolb

    Born  13 May 1814  Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Nov 1862  Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Deacon Jacob Kolb, Sr. | F3847 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Catharine Clemens | F3847 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Josiah K. Shantz

    Born  5 Dec 1834  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Aug 1913  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  Anna "Nancy" Kolb | F3853 
    Married  6 Oct 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Catharine Shantz

    Born  17 May 1836  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Feb 1917   
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Rev. Solomon Eby | F5019 
    Married  17 Jun 1855  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Hannah Shantz

    Born  1 Apr 1838  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Aug 1841   
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    Christian Shantz

    Born  20 Jan 1840  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary Hutchinson | F5021 
    Married  5 Sep 1860   

    Tobias K. SchantzChild 5 | Male
    Tobias K. Schantz

    Born  10 Apr 1842  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Apr 1925  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Moyer | F4003 
    Married  6 Aug 1863   

    Child 6 | Male
    Abraham K. Shantz

    Born  20 Sep 1844  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary Ankony | F5024 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Male
    Benjamin K. Shantz

    Born  5 Dec 1846  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary Eby | F5025 
    Married  25 Sep 1877  Wallace Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    Menno K. Shantz

    Born  31 Jan 1849  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Jul 1888   
    Buried     

    Child 9 | Female
    Lydia K. Shantz

    Born  17 Aug 1851  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Jul 1900   
    Buried    Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Amos W. Snyder | F5026 
    Married  15 Feb 1874  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Female
    Sarah K. Shantz

    Born  1 Apr 1854  Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Apr 1878  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Henry W. Snyder | F5027 
    Married     

    Child 11 | Male
    Enoch K. Shantz

    Born  7 Oct 1856  Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 May 1888   
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Kolb family bible.