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

Dr. Samuel E. Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1836 - 1868  (32 years)


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  • Name Samuel E. Shantz 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 11 Jun 1836  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6797 
    Died 22 Aug 1868  Saint Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Cause: typhoid fever 
    Person ID I18103  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Samuel Shantz,   b. 16 Jan 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1895  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Susannah Erb,   b. 13 Nov 1810, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1830  [1, 5, 6
    Family ID F4139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa Graham,   b. Abt 1836, Of, Saint Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 21 May 1868  [2
    Children 
     1. Cornelia Shantz,   b. Abt 1867, Of, Saint Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel E. Shantz, M. D., "was born June 11th, 1836. His boyhood days were spent on the farm and when up in his teens he was clerking in Mr. Daniel Snyder's store, Waterloo. Leaning more towards a professional life, he gave up the mercantile calling and attended the university where he in due time graduated as an M. D. He practised in St. Peter, Minnesota, U. S ., where he had received a high position from the state government. His death took place August 22nd, 1868. On May 21st, 1868, he was married to Louisa Graham. To them was born one child"


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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. [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..., 636.

    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..., 414.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 31.
      Samuel E. SHANTZ Labourer Birthplace: Canada Age 16 Mennonite b. 11-Jun

    4. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, 27 Aug 1868.
      Shantz, Samuel E., Dr. died 22 Aug 1868 At Saint Peter, Minnesota, of Typhoid Fever. Son of Saml Shantz of Waterloo Township, aged 32 years.

    5. [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.

    6. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner, Lutheran Minister, Preston report 53.
      Samuel Shantz, to Rebecka Rudy, both of Waterloo. 25 Mar. 1845.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jun 1836 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: typhoid fever - 22 Aug 1868 - Saint Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States Link to Google Earth
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