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

Esther Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Female Abt 1743 - 1821  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Esther Shantz 
    Born Abt 1743  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Esther Bergey 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6533 
    Died 13 Mar 1821  [4
    Person ID I18781  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father Jacob Shantz,   b. Abt 1710, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1781, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Erb,   b. Abt 1710, Of, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F4792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abraham Bergey,   b. 6 Jan 1743, Of, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1786  [4
    Children 
     1. Catharine S. Bergey,   b. 3 Dec 1786, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Hannah S. Bergey,   b. 16 Dec 1787, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Jonas S. Bergey,   b. Abt 1790, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F1558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Esther Shantz, "was married to Abraham Berge. Their descendants are still to be found in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. She was the grandmother of Jonas Bingeman of Berlin."

      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 373.

    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..., 266.

    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..., 811.

    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..., 229.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1743 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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