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

Family: Joshua Y. Shantz / Magdalena Martin (F4722)

m. 17 Mar 1840


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  • Father | Male
    Joshua Y. Shantz

    Born  11 Sep 1817  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Married  17 Mar 1840  [1, 2, 3, 4]  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2, 3, 4] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Jacob Shantz | F4914 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Yost | F4914 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Magdalena Martin

    Born  8 Dec 1822  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Feb 1892  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  Henry Z. Martin | F726 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Catharine Miller | F726 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Maria Shantz

    Born  8 Aug 1841  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 May 1886  Near Wilmot Centre, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Deacon John S. Nahrgang | F1341 
    Married  21 Mar 1865  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Catharine Shantz

    Born  1 Oct 1842  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Dec 1905   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Jacob S. Hallman | F1887 
    Married  21 Oct 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Henry Shantz

    Born  12 Dec 1844  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Mar 1848  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    Amos M. Shantz

    Born  15 Jun 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Feb 1920   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Isabella Nahrgang | F1348 
    Married  16 Aug 1870  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Esther C. Cressman | F4932 
    Married  3 Dec 1873   

    Child 5 | Male
    Menno M. Shantz

    Born  4 Apr 1850  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Dec 1917  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  Susannah Bowman | F2081 
    Married  27 Nov 1877   

    Child 6 | Female
    Leah Shantz

    Born  16 May 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Dec 1926  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Nathaniel Bergey | F1972 
    Married  26 Jun 1881  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Nancy Shantz

    Born  18 Sep 1854  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Mar 1885  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Joseph Stauffer Shantz | F261900 
    Married  13 Feb 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Female
    Lydia Shantz

    Born  22 Jan 1858  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Mar 1899  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Rev. Moses C. Bowman | F2079 
    Married  5 Feb 1878  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Female
    Lucinda Shantz

    Born  8 Oct 1859  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Nov 1943  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  David H. Snyder | F4721 
    Married  6 Apr 1887   

    Child 10 | Male
    Joshua M. Shantz

    Born  2 May 1862  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Hannah Rosenberger | F4938 
    Married  3 Nov 1891  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 11 | Male
    Johnathan Shantz

    Born  1873  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

  • 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..., 404.

    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..., 20.

    3. [S68] Bible - Shantz, Joshua & Magdalena Martin.

    4. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 21 Mar 1840:50.
      17 Mar 1840 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Josua Schantz, son of Jacob Schantz near Berlin, Waterloo Tp, to Magdalena Martin, daughter of heinrich Martin, in Woolwich Tp.