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

Isaac C. Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1803 - 1885  (82 years)


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  • Name Isaac C. Shantz 
    Born 13 Jul 1803  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer & mechanic 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6634 
    Died 20 Sep 1885  , Livingstone Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I19018  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Christian R. Shantz,   b. 13 Feb 1779, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1856, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Cressman,   b. 30 Jan 1783, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1866  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1800  [6
    Family ID F4879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Schneider,   b. 6 Mar 1806, , Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1891  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1827  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Daniel S. Shantz,   b. 17 May 1833, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1863, , Grundy Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     2. Magdalena Shantz,   b. 15 Aug 1837, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Rev. Christian S. Shantz,   b. 21 Aug 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1918, Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Elizabeth Shantz,   b. 24 Nov 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1845  (Age 1 years)
     5. David Shantz,   b. 30 Jan 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Isaac Shantz,   b. 6 Nov 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1921, Hydro, Blaine, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4880  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jul 1803 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer & mechanic - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Isaac C. Shantz, "was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, July 13th, 1803. On April 3rd, 1827, he was married to Elizabeth, daughter of Christian Schneider. She was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, March 6th, 1806, and died December 25th, 1891. In May, 1858 he moved to Illinois, U. S., and died in Livingstone County, Illinois, September 20th, 1885. Could not obtain full information in regard to this family."


      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..., 386.

    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..., 477.

    3. [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..., 306.

    4. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 3.
      Isaac SHANTZ F & Mechanic USA Mennonite 43
      Elizabeth SHANTZ USA Mennonite 41
      Daniel SHANTZ Canada Mennonite 19
      Magdalena SHANTZ Canada Mennonite 15
      Christian SHANTZ Canada Mennonite 10
      David SHANTZ Canada Mennonite 5
      Isaac SHANTZ Canada Mennonite 3
      Adam JOHNSON Mechanic Scotland 35
      William WASHBURN Canada 19
      Elias DUSTINE? Carpenter Canada 26
      Christian RINER Carpenter Germany Lutheran 56
      Edward HOUSE Mechanic Germany Lutheran 19
      Valentine STERE Mechanic Germany Lutheran 18
      Abram RINGLER Labourer Canada 17
      Jacob KUPFER Carpenter Canada Mennonite 22
      Jacob MILLER Labourer Canada 35
      Andrew MILLER Sawyer Ireland 29
      William PUNCH Labourer USA 28
      Charles? WEGANAST? Canada 1

    5. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 3.

    6. [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.