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

Mary C. Janzen[1, 2]

Female 1802 - 1888  (85 years)


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  • Name Mary C. Janzen 
    Born 18 Jun 1802  , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary C. Honsberger 
    Name Mary C. Shantz 
    Name Mary Jantz 
    Name Mary Johnson 
    Name Mollie Janzen 
    Residence 1851  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00061-3999 
    Died 26 Mar 1888  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 6
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I11375  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Abraham Janzen,   b. Abt 1775, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1834, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Nancy Clemmer,   b. 1778, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1847, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Family ID F2734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Abraham Honsberger,   b. 1801, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Children 
     1. Honsberger,   b. Abt 1825,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Nancy "Anna" Honsberger,   b. 15 Mar 1825, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Joseph Hunsberger,   b. 10 Nov 1826, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Catharine Honsberger,   b. 1827, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Magdalena Honsberger,   b. Abt 1831, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Benjamin Honsberger,   b. 1831, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Abraham Hunsberger,   b. 5 Mar 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1912, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Hannah Honsberger,   b. 22 Feb 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Enos Hunsberger,   b. 23 Mar 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1921, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F832  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jonas C. Shantz,   b. 26 Jul 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1851  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F3215  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mollie (Mary) Janzen, "was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, June 18th 1802. She was first married to Abraham Hunsberger. They resided in Wilmot Township where he died. After his decease she was again married to Jonas C. Shantz, January 21st, 1851. She died March 26th, 1888."


      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..., 390.

    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..., 459.

    3. [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..., 835.

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 44.

    5. [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..., 816.

    6. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      In memory of / Mary Johnson / Beloved wife of / Jonas Shantz / Born in Bucks Co. / Pennsylvania / June 18, 1802 / Died Mar. 26, 1888 / Aged 85 Yrs. / 9 Mos. 8 D's. / She was a tender Mother here / and in her life the Lord did fear / We trust our loss will be her gain / And that wi

    7. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages By Rev'd Benjamin Eby, Minister of The Mennonist Society, Berlin report #194.
      Jonas Schantz, to Maria Hunsperger, both of Wilmot. 21 Jan. 1851. Rev. Eby. Wit. Magdalena Eby and Maria Benner.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jun 1802 - , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jan 1851 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Mar 1888 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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