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

Esther Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1823 - 1883  (60 years)


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  • Name Esther Shantz 
    Born 7 Jan 1823  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Esther Eschleman 
    Residence 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6832 
    Died 16 Sep 1883  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 7, 11
    Cause: palsy (3 days) 
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I15358  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Isaac Shantz,   b. 23 Apr 1783, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1854, South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Esther Bechtel,   b. 2 Feb 1786, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1808  [1, 12
    Family ID F4138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David Eschleman,   b. 24 Nov 1822, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1905, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    Children 
     1. Leah Eschleman,   b. 29 Mar 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1916  (Age 70 years)
     2. Samuel Eschleman,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Isaac Eschleman,   b. 4 Jul 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1910, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Samuel S. Eshleman,   b. 15 Aug 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1909, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     5. Moses Eschleman,   b. 11 Jan 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1853  (Age 0 years)
     6. Anna Eschleman,   b. 25 Feb 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1854  (Age 0 years)
     7. Magdalena Eschleman,   b. 14 May 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1922  (Age 64 years)
     8. Esther Eschleman,   b. 1 Jan 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1926  (Age 65 years)
     9. David Eschleman,   b. 5 Sep 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1363  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jan 1823 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Mar 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: palsy (3 days) - 16 Sep 1883 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Esther Shantz, "was born January 7th, 1823, and died September 16th, 1883. She was married to David Eshelman."


      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.].

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      ESHLEMAN. - On the 16th of September, in Waterloo county, Ont., Sister Esther, wife of David Eshleman, and daughter of Isaac and Esther Shantz, aged 60 years, 8 months and 9 days. Her affliction was palsy, of which she suffered three days, when, as we believe, she went asleep in Jesus. Buried at Latshaw's graveyard. Services were held a the house by Amos Cressman and at the meeting-house by Moses Bowman and Joseph Nahrgang.


      Herald of Truth - Volume XX, Number 21 - November 1, 1883, pages 332, 333

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 224.

    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..., 419.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 41.

    4. [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..., 661.

    5. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Esther Shantz/ wife of/ David Eshleman// born/ Jan. 7, 1823/ died Sep. 10, 1883/ aged/ 60 years 8 m & 9 days/ dear husband and children/ ? as in the tomb/ shall not fear/ I am going to Him/ with the Angels so dear/ I'll look for you husband/ and children/

    6. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 16.

    7. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Obituary of Esther Shantz - November 1, 1883, pages 332, 333.

    8. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 59.

    9. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 7 Page 40.

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society Report 36.
      David Eshelman, to Esther Shantz, both of Waterloo. 19 Mar. 1844. Wit. Isaac Shantz and Samuel Eshelman.

    11. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 13.

    12. [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..., 413.