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

Amos Shantz[1]

Male 1814 - 1884  (69 years)


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  • Name Amos Shantz 
    Born 23 Aug 1814  Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6591 
    Died 7 Jun 1884  [1
    Person ID I18908  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    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 Catherine Latschaw,   b. Abt 1814, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1870  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 18 May 1835  [1
    Children 
     1. Nancy L. Shantz,   b. 8 Jul 1832, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Catherine L. Shantz,   b. 4 Nov 1838,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Aaron L. Shantz,   b. 22 Nov 1840, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1847  (Age 6 years)
     4. Sidney L. Shantz,   b. 28 Feb 1843, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1847  (Age 4 years)
     5. Elizabeth L. Shantz,   b. 7 May 1845, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1847  (Age 2 years)
     6. Christian L. Shantz,   b. 2 Jun 1847, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1847  (Age 0 years)
     7. Sarah L. Shantz,   b. 5 Aug 1848, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Ellen L. Shantz,   b. 8 Apr 1851, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1855  (Age 3 years)
     9. Amos L. Shantz,   b. 22 Nov 1853, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Hannah L. Shantz,   b. 24 Mar 1855, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1875  (Age 20 years)
     11. Mary L. Shantz,   b. 31 Mar 1855, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1861  (Age 5 years)
     12. Annie L. Shantz,   b. 31 Oct 1860, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1873  (Age 12 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F4841  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Jane,   b. 8 Jul 1832,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 10 Sep 1872  [1
    Children 
     1. Henry B. Shantz,   b. 5 Aug 1874,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F4842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Amos Shantz, "the fourth son of old Abraham Shantz, was born August 23rd, 1814. On May 18th, 1835, he was married to Catherine Latschaw who died December 17th 1870. On September 10th, 1872, he was again married to Margaret Jane Beatty who was born July 8th, 1832. He died June 7th, 1884. Of first wife there were twelve children, and of second wife there was 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. [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..., 380.

  • Event Map
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