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

Enoch Donald Shantz[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1841 - 1920  (78 years)


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  • Name Enoch Donald Shantz 
    Born 6 Aug 1841  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Other Methodist 
    Residence 1864  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Laborer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6648 
    Died 1 Apr 1920  Foremost, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried Nemiscam Cemetery, Foremost, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I19085  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father John C. Shantz,   b. 23 Oct 1807, South Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1875  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Nancy Detweiler,   b. 8 Mar 1816, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 12 Jan 1833  [4, 10
    Family ID F5494  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father John C. Shantz,   b. 23 Oct 1807, South Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1875  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother ?,   b. CA 1807,   d. Bef 1861  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Family ID F264685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Angeline Shoemaker,   b. 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Feb 1879  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Maud Jane Shantz,   b. 29 Mar 1880, Of, Walkerton, Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1955  (Age 75 years)
     2. Viviana "Georgina" "Vyne" Shantz,   b. 19 Apr 1882, Of, Walkerton, Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1925  (Age 43 years)
     3. Goodwin George Sylvester Shantz,   b. 27 Oct 1889, Walkerton, Brant Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catharine Ruthig,   b. 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 17 May 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. John Henry Shantz,   b. 16 Dec 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1935, Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. William Albert Shantz,   b. 8 Jul 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1936  (Age 70 years)
     3. Abraham Emanuel "Abram" Shantz,   b. 12 Dec 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Josiah Jeremiah Shantz,   b. 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Philip Shantz,   b. Abt 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Enoch Shantz,   b. 11 Nov 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1871, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Charles Herman Shantz,   b. 24 Jul 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4891  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Enoch D. Shantz, "was born August 6th, 1841. He was first married to Catharine Ruedich and after her decease to Angeline Shoemaker. They reside in Walkerton, Ontario. His family consists of the following children, namely: VI John Henry, VI William Albert, VI Abram Samuel, VI Josiah Jeremiah, and VI Philip of the first wife, and VI Maud Jane, VI Selvina, and VI Goodwin Sylvester of second wife."


      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..., 388.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    3. [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..., 464.

    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..., 522.

    5. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div 1 Pg 1.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 39.

    7. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 15 Page 100.

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 19 May 1864.
      May 17, 1864 Enoch Schantz and Catharina Ruthig, both of Wilmot

    9. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, N., America, N., Division, M., & Cemetery, N. (1840). Enoch Donald Shantz (1840-1920) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 26 July 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/105099840/enoch-donald-shantz.

    10. [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..., 387.

    11. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11223-80.
      Enoch D. SHANTZ, 36, widower, laborer, Canada, Berlin, s/o John C. & Alma, married Angeline SHOEMAKER, 25, Canada, Waterloo twp., d/o John F. & Annie, witn: Mathew DEVNAUT? of Bridgeport & Rachel Ann SHOEMAKER of Breslau, 11 Feb 1879 at Berlin

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Aug 1841 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Other Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1864 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 May 1864 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Feb 1879 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1920 - Foremost, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Nemiscam Cemetery, Foremost, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
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