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

Family: John C. Shantz / Nancy Detweiler (F5494)

m. 12 Jan 1833


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  • Father | Male
    John C. Shantz

    Born  23 Oct 1807  South Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 May 1875   
    Buried    Shantz's Meeting House Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  12 Jan 1833  [1, 2]   
    Other Spouse  ? | F264685 
    Married     
    Father  Christian R. Shantz | F4879 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Magdalena Cressman | F4879 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Nancy Detweiler

    Born  8 Mar 1816  Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Feb 1856  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Shantz's Meeting House Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Rev. Jacob Detweiler | F5427 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Susannah Rosenberger | F5427 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Benjamin D. Shantz

    Born  20 Aug 1833  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Jan 1889  Wordsworth, Huron Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Elizabeth Nahrgang | F1340 
    Married  30 Jan 1854   

    Mary Ann ShantzChild 2 | Female
    Mary Ann Shantz

    Born  24 Aug 1834  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Mar 1917  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
    Spouse  Rev. Joseph S. Nahrgang | F1336 
    Married  22 Dec 1857   

    Child 3 | Male
    Abraham D. Shantz

    Born  6 Mar 1836  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary Traffy | F4888 
    Married     
    Spouse  Rosina Bachert | F4889 
    Married  18 Sep 1866  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    Aaron D. Shantz

    Born  17 Sep 1837  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Jun 1844   
    Buried    Shantz's Meeting House Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    John D. Shantz

    Born  4 Oct 1839  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Jun 1923  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Shantz's Meeting House Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Steiner | F4890 
    Married  13 Feb 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    Enoch Donald Shantz

    Born  6 Aug 1841  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Apr 1920  Foremost, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Nemiscam Cemetery, Foremost, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Angeline Shoemaker | F1568 
    Married  11 Feb 1879  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Catharine Ruthig | F4891 
    Married  17 May 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Magdalena Shantz

    Born  26 Mar 1843  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Oct 1916   
    Buried    Shantz's Meeting House Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    Menno D. Shantz

    Born  3 Nov 1844  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 May 1911   
    Buried    Shantz's Meeting House Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Histand | F4893 
    Married  30 Dec 1873  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Female
    Susannah Shantz

    Born  8 Mar 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Oct 1886  Near Port Elgin, Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  David Devitt | F3546 
    Married     

    Child 10 | Female
    Lydia D. Shantz

    Born  11 Apr 1849  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Nov 1932  Pembroke, Pembroke Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario 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  Daniel Hostetler | F2219 
    Married  27 Dec 1870  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 11 | Female
    Nancy D. Shantz

    Born  15 Mar 1851  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Mar 1910   
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John S. Shantz | F4894 
    Married  29 Jan 1873   

    Child 12 | Female
    Sarah D. Shantz

    Born  3 Jun 1853  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Dec 1921  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
    Spouse  Isaac C. Shantz | F4895 
    Married  28 Feb 1875  New Hamburg, 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..., 387.

    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..., 522.