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

Susannah Scheirich[1, 2]

Female 1820 - 1884  (64 years)


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  • Name Susannah Scheirich 
    Born 1 Apr 1820  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Susannah Shantz 
    Residence 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00100-5566 
    Died 6 Apr 1884  Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 7
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I10488  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father John Scheirich,   b. 4 Aug 1787, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1862, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Barbara Groh,   b. 28 May 1784, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1858, Near Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1807  [9
    Family ID F528  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Yost Shantz,   b. 6 Feb 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1891, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 10
    Children 
     1. Barbara Shantz,   b. 25 Aug 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1885, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. Mary Shantz,   b. 16 Jan 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1890, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. Elias Shantz,   b. 14 Jun 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1899  (Age 58 years)
     4. Elizabeth "Eliza" Shantz,   b. 25 Mar 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Dilman Shantz,   b. 7 Feb 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1878  (Age 33 years)
     6. John S. Shantz,   b. 4 Dec 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1900, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     7. Joel Shantz,   b. 14 Mar 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Benjamin Shantz,   b. 9 Sep 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Susannah Shantz,   b. 26 Aug 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1925  (Age 75 years)
     10. Lydia Shantz,   b. 5 Jun 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1882  (Age 28 years)
     11. Leah Shantz,   b. 28 Feb 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1872, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     12. Veronica "Fronica" "Fanny" Shantz,   b. 1 Jan 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1934, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     13. Nancy Shantz,   b. 4 Oct 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1884, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     14. Oliver S. Shantz,   b. 12 Aug 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1910  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Susannah Scheirich, "was born April 1st, 1820, and died April 6th, 1884. She was married to John Y. Shantz."


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • 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..., 399.

    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..., 599.

    3. [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..., 226.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 30.

    6. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 6 Page 43.

    7. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Our/ mother/ In/ memory of/ Susannah Scheirich/ wife of/ John Y. Shantz/ born April 1, 1820/ died April 6,1884/ aged 64 y'rs 5 ds/ A faithful friend a wife most dear/ A tender parent lieth here/ Great is the loss we here sustain/ But hope in heaven to meet again/ Meinke, Berlin

    8. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 30 Mar 1837:16.
      28 Mar 1837 Benjamin Eby m. Johannes Schantz to Susanna Scheirich, daughter of Johannes Scheirich, all of Waterloo.

    9. [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..., 225.

    10. [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..., 398.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Apr 1820 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1837 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Mar 1837 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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