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

Lydia Kolb[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1814 - 1862  (48 years)


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  • Name Lydia Kolb 
    Born 13 May 1814  Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Shantz 
    Eby ID Number 00068-4146 
    Died 9 Nov 1862  Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Person ID I14212  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father Deacon Jacob Kolb, Sr.,   b. 17 Apr 1781, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Catharine Clemens,   b. 21 May 1782, Lower Salford, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1869, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1805  [6, 8, 9
    Family ID F3847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin Shantz,   b. 21 Sep 1811, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1868, , Dallas County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1833  [6
    Children 
     1. Josiah K. Shantz,   b. 5 Dec 1834, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1913, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Catharine Shantz,   b. 17 May 1836, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1917  (Age 80 years)
     3. Hannah Shantz,   b. 1 Apr 1838, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1841  (Age 3 years)
     4. Christian Shantz,   b. 20 Jan 1840, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Tobias K. Schantz,   b. 10 Apr 1842, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1925, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     6. Abraham K. Shantz,   b. 20 Sep 1844, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Benjamin K. Shantz,   b. 5 Dec 1846, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Menno K. Shantz,   b. 31 Jan 1849, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1888  (Age 39 years)
     9. Lydia K. Shantz,   b. 17 Aug 1851, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1900  (Age 48 years)
     10. Sarah K. Shantz,   b. 1 Apr 1854, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1878, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     11. Enoch K. Shantz,   b. 7 Oct 1856, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1888  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F3865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lydia Kolb, "the youngest in the family, was born May 13th, 1814. She was married to Benjamin Shantz and resided in Port Elgin, Ontario, where she died."



      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..., 438.

    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..., 321.

    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..., 320.

    4. [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..., 654.

    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..., 862.

    6. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Kolb family bible.

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 22.
      Lydia SCHANTZ Birthplace: USA Age 40 Mennonite b. 17-May
      Birth date differs from Eby's book.

    8. [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..., 856.

    9. [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..., 626.