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

Susannah Shantz[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1847 - 1886  (39 years)


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  • Name Susannah Shantz 
    Born 8 Mar 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Susannah Devitt 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Other Methodist 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00110-6651 
    Died 28 Oct 1886  Near Port Elgin, Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I19104  Generations
    Last Modified 7 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, 8
    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

    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F211524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 David Devitt,   b. 7 Jan 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age < 62 years) 
    Children 
     1. Isaiah S. Devitt,   b. 26 Dec 1881, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1869, , Presque Isle, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Susannah Shantz, "was born March 8th, 1847. She was married to David Devitt. They resided near Port Elgin, Ontario, where she died October 28th, 1886."


      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..., 389.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    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..., 531.

    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. [S215] Census - ON, Bruce, Saugeen - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 23 Household Number 95.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 5 Page 13.

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

    8. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1847 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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