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

Levia Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1830 - 1912  (81 years)


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  • Name Levia Shantz 
    Born 21 Sep 1830  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1846  [6
    Name Levia Bowman 
    Name Levina Shantz  [11
    Name Livy Shantz 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    M. E. N. S. 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    New Brethren 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1911  Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    U. Bretheran 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6623 
    Died 9 Feb 1912  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I19001  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 Mary Bechtel,   b. 20 Sep 1796, Of, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2214  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel S. Bowman,   b. 30 Jun 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1902, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 11 May 1850  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 13, 14
    Children 
     1. Mary S. Bowman,   b. 9 Aug 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Nelson S. Bowman,   b. 21 Dec 1853, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1907  (Age 53 years)
     3. Leander S. Bowman,   b. 8 Mar 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1937  (Age 81 years)
     4. John Bowman,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Joannah B. Bowman,   b. 24 Apr 1860, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1938  (Age 77 years)
     6. Franklin Bowman,   b. CALC 20 Jun 1861,   d. 12 Oct 1862  (Age ~ 1 years)
     7. Joseph Bowman,   b. CALC 18 Mar 1864,   d. 31 Mar 1864  (Age ~ 0 years)
     8. Emeline Bowman,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Evaline Agnes "Eva" Bowman,   b. 5 Jan 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1883  (Age 14 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Sep 1830 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 May 1850 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - M. E. N. S. - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - New Brethren - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Feb 1912 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Livy Shantz, "was born September 21st, 1831. She was married to Samuel S., son of Jonathan Bowman. They reside near Conestogo, Woolwich Township, east side of the Grand River."


      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..., 384.

    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..., 102.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-1 Page 5.

    4. [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..., 103.

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 4 Page 4.

    6. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 13 page 2.

    7. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 42.
      Given name listed as Olivia

    8. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 7 Page 63.

    9. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Div. 2 Page 3.

    10. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      In loving remembrance/ of/ Samuel S. Bowman/ Died Dec. 27, 1902/ Aged 75 Yrs. 5 Mos./ 27 Dys/ Levia Shantz/ Wife of Samuel S. Bowman/ Died Feb. 9, 1912/ Aged 81 Yrs. 4 Mos. 18 Dys./ For they rest from their labors/ And their works do follow them/ Bowman

    11. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11485-81.
      John B. SCHANTZ, 21, farmer, Berlin Ont., Breslau, s/o Jacob Y. & Anna, married Joanna BOWMAN, 21, Woolwich, same, d/o Samuel S. & Levina, witn: Leander BOWMAN of Woolwich & Rebecca SNYDER of Waterloo twp., 30 March 1881 at Woolwich

    12. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 42.

    13. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Rev. Samuel S. Bowman - December 11, 1924.

    14. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 16 May 1851 Pg 20.
      BAUMANN, Samuel S. married 11 May 1851 To Livia SCHANTZ. Both of Waterloo. minister F. W. Bindemann