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  Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Name Amos Hunsberger Shontz 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6591 
    Died 7 Jun 1884  , Venango Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Congress Hill Cemetery, , Venango Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I18908  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 1 Catherine Latschaw,   b. 3 Nov 1817, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1870, Franklin, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 18 May 1835  [1
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F4841  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Jane Beatty,   b. 8 Jul 1832,   d. 1907  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1872  [1
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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.

    2. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/94752619/amos-hunsberger-shontz.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Aug 1814 - Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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