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

Aaron Shantz[1]

Male 1806 - 1875  (69 years)


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  • Name Aaron Shantz 
    Born 20 Feb 1806  Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Name Aaron Hunsberger Schontz 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6559 
    Died 16 Aug 1875  [1, 2
    Buried Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I18833  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    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 Alice "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 Elizabeth Ziegler,   b. 25 Apr 1812, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1859  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1831  [1
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F4813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Aaron Shantz, "the second eldest of old Abraham Shantz's family, was born February 20th, 1806, and died August 16th, 1875. He was married to Elizabeth Zieger, March 14th, 1831. They had a family of fifteen children."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 377.

    2. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9554482/aaron-hunsberger-schontz.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1806 - Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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