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

Mary Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Female 1775 - 1866  (91 years)


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  • Name Mary Shantz 
    Born 13 Mar 1775  Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Shoemaker 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6536 
    Died 6 Apr 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 6
    Cause: infirmities of old age and finally also the palsy 
    Person ID I18787  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Isaac Shantz,   b. 14 Jan 1748, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1802, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Barbara Rife,   b. 12 Sep 1753, Of, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1820, South Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 4 May 1774  [1
    Family ID F3031  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Shoemaker,   b. 12 May 1775, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1828, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 2 May 1797  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. Jacob S. Shoemaker,   b. 24 Apr 1798, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Isaac Shoemaker,   b. 11 Jul 1800, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1805  (Age 4 years)
     3. John S. Shoemaker,   b. 12 Jan 1803, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1828, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     4. Barbara Shoemaker,   b. 21 Mar 1805, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1877, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Mary "Polly" Shoemaker,   b. 28 May 1808, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Joseph Shoemaker,   b. 28 Sep 1810, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1810, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Magdalena Shoemaker,   b. 20 Nov 1811, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1907  (Age 95 years)
     8. Veronica Shoemaker,   b. 2 Feb 1815, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. David Shantz Shoemaker,   b. 7 Jan 1820, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1892, Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F1505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Shantz, "was born near Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, March 13th, 1775. On May 2nd, 1797, she was married to John Shoemaker. They resided on the Swamp Creek, in Frederick Township, at what is known as 'Shoemaker's Mills'. Here they had a family of nine children, of whom two died young. She came to Canada in 1829 with her three youngest children, and during the eve of her life she had her home with her daughter, Magdalena, where she died April 6th, 1866."


      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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      On the 6th of April, in Waterloo Co., C. W., Widow Maria Schumacher, at the advanced age of 91 years and 24 days. Her disease was chiefly the infirmities of old age and finally also the palsy. She was a member of the Mennonite Church. ELIAS SCHNEIDER


      Herald of Truth May 1866 - Vol. III, No. 5

  • 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..., 374.

    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..., 554.

    3. [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..., 136.

    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..., 448.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 18.

    6. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, May 1866 - Obituary of Maria Schumacher.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Mar 1775 - Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: infirmities of old age and finally also the palsy - 6 Apr 1866 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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