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

Moses H. Shantz[1]

Male 1804 - 1884  (80 years)


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  • Name Moses H. Shantz 
    Born 14 Sep 1804  , Butler Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6538 
    Died 18 Sep 1884  Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I18791  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Abraham Shantz,   b. 15 Dec 1776, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1856, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Allie Hunsberger,   b. 20 Jan 1775, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1821, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Family ID F4796  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy Stauffer,   b. 1807, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1836, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catharine Weisz,   b. 1809, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1851, Arcana, Grant, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Children 
     1. John W. Shantz,   b. 12 Jan 1839, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1881  (Age 42 years)
     2. Jacob W. Shantz,   b. 23 Jul 1840, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. David W. Shantz,   b. 3 Feb 1842, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jonas W. Shantz,   b. 13 Nov 1843, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah B. Shantz,   b. 19 Oct 1845, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary W. Shantz,   b. 20 Sep 1847, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Joseph W. Shantz,   b. 26 Dec 1849, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth Erb,   b. Abt 1825, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Eliza E. Shantz,   b. 25 Feb 1858, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Barbara E. Shantz,   b. 28 Mar 1859, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ellen E. Shantz,   b. 2 Sep 1860, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elmor E. Shantz,   b. 22 Mar 1862, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Leah E. Shantz,   b. 6 Jul 1863, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1863  (Age 0 years)
     6. Catharine A. Shantz,   b. 8 Sep 1864, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Matilda Shantz,   b. 26 May 1866, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Henry F. Shantz,   b. 14 Aug 1867, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Maggie E. Shantz,   b. 9 Apr 1869, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Amanda E. Shantz,   b. 8 Dec 1871, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1872  (Age 0 years)
     11. Moses Albert Shantz,   b. 3 Sep 1872, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1874  (Age 1 years)
     12. Charles Levi Shantz,   b. 22 Jun 1875, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Annie Shantz,   b. 1 Sep 1875, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1876  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4799  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Sep 1804 - , Butler Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Sep 1884 - Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Moses H. Shantz, "eldest son of Abraham Shantz, was born September 14th, 1804, and died September 18th, 1884. He was married three times, first to Nancy Stauffer, after her decease to Catharine Weisz, and after the decease of his second wife to Elizabeth Erb. There were three children of first marriage but they all died in infancy. Names are not given. With second wife there were seven children and with third wife thirteen."


      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..., 375.