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

Family: Amos M. Shantz / Esther C. Cressman (F4932)

m. 3 Dec 1873


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  • Father | 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
    Married  3 Dec 1873  [1, 2]   
    Other Spouse  Isabella Nahrgang | F1348 
    Married  16 Aug 1870  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Joshua Y. Shantz | F4722 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Magdalena Martin | F4722 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Esther C. Cressman

    Born  20 Jan 1848  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Sep 1919  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
    Father  Samuel S. Cressman | F5358 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Barbara Cressman | F5358 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Jonathan Shantz

    Born  12 Oct 1873  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Dec 1939  Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Sharon Mennonite Cemetery, Near Guersey, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Nancy C. Shantz

    Born  24 Jan 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Dec 1958   
    Buried    Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Urias S. Snider | F4934 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Female
    Selina Shantz

    Born  22 Mar 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Dec 1958  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Herbert Shantz | F14033 
    Married  12 Dec 1900   

    Child 4 | Male
    Addison Cressman Shantz

    Born  22 Aug 1878  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Apr 1958  Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  18 Apr 1958  Sharon Mennonite Cemetery, Guernsey, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Priscilla Devitt | F14433 
    Married  24 Jan 1912  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    Samuel C. Shantz

    Born  29 Feb 1880  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Jun 1947   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Ellen Hallman | F5719 
    Married     

    Child 6 | Female
    Magdalena Shantz

    Born  29 May 1882  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 7 | Female
    Barbara Shantz

    Born  22 Sep 1884  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Female
    Elminda Shantz

    Born  6 Jan 1889  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 9 | Female
    Silva Shantz

    Born  26 Mar 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Jun 1892   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

  • 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. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 492.