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

Abraham B. Shantz[1]

Male 1833 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Abraham B. Shantz 
    Born 12 Jul 1833  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1880  Guilford, Medina, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    plasterer 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6624 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I19003  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 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 1 Eliza Stannard,   b. 12 Dec 1837,   d. 26 Jun 1878, , Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1858  [1
    Children 
     1. Morton E. Shantz,   b. 18 May 1859,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jessie M. Shantz,   b. 12 Jul 1861,   d. 1 Sep 1866  (Age 5 years)
     3. Frederick P. Shantz,   b. 30 May 1867,   d. 30 Mar 1871  (Age 3 years)
     4. Jennie M. Shantz,   b. 15 Oct 1873, , Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Walter R. Shantz,   b. 10 Sep 1876, , Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F4877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catharine Harter,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married May 1882  [1
    Children 
     1. Dula M. Shantz,   b. 21 Nov 1886,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F4878  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jul 1833 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - plasterer - 1880 - Guilford, Medina, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Abraham Shantz, "was born July 12th, 1833. On October 10th, 1858, he was married to Eliza Stannard who was born December 12th, 1837. She died June 26th, 1878. After decease of first wife he was married to Catharine Harter in May, 1882. Of first marriage there are five children and of second marriage there is 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..., 385.

    2. [S164] Census - Ohio - 1880, Guilford, Medina, Ohio Film 1255047 Page Number 269D.
      Abraham SCHANTZ Self W Male W 48 PA Plasterer
      Jane A. SCHANTZ Dau S Female W 6 OH
      Walter P. SCHANTZ Son S Male W 3 OH
      Harriet BECHTEL Other W Female W 60 PA House Keeper