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

Isaac C. Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1854 - 1928  (74 years)


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  • Name Isaac C. Shantz 
    Born 20 Jan 1854  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Laborer, Wire Fence Building 
    Residence 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6654.1 
    Died 24 Apr 1928  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I19118  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Isaac Y. Shantz,   b. 31 Jan 1809, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1878, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Catharine Clemens,   b. 14 Feb 1816, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1869, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 23 Apr 1833  [10, 11
    Family ID F4915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah D. Shantz,   b. 3 Jun 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1921, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1875  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 9
    Children 
     1. Norman Shantz,   b. CALC 24 May 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1891  (Age ~ 15 years)
     2. Edwin Shantz,   b. 28 Mar 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1934, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Luannah Shantz,   b. 15 Mar 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1953, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Maryann Shantz,   b. 9 Feb 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1954, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Silenia Shantz,   b. 1883, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Edith Shantz,   b. 10 Feb 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1956, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     7. Sylvina Shantz,   b. 7 Jul 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1901  (Age 13 years)
     8. Sarah Ann Shantz,   b. 10 Aug 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1890  (Age 0 years)
     9. Laura May Shantz,   b. 12 Sep 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1916  (Age 23 years)
     10. Merle Shantz,   b. Mar 1903, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F4895  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Isaac C. Shantz, "was born January 20th, 1854. On February 28th, 1875, he was married to Sarah Shantz who was born June 3rd, 1853. They reside on his father's old homestead near Shantz Station where he is engaged in farming. To them were born eight children,.."


      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.].
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      Shantz. - Isaac C. Shantz was born near Breslau, Ont., on Jan. 20, 1854; died in Breslau on April 24, 1928; aged 74 y. 3 m. 4 d. On Feb. 28, 1875, he was married to Sarah Shantz, who predeceased him Dec. 20, 1921. To this union were born 8 children, 4 of whom (Norman, Viney, Sarah, and Laura) have passed on to the spirit world. There remain to mourn a loving father, one son (Edwin) three daughters (Luanna, Mary, and Edith), and 11 grandchildren. Bro. Shantz united with the Mennonite Church in early manhood and remained faithful to his choice until his departure from this life. The funeral was held on April 27, at the Cressman Mennonite Church. Brethren Jonas Snider and H. W. Stevanus conducted the services.


      Gospel Herald - Volume XXI, Number 10 - June 7, 1928, pages 206, 207, 208

  • 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. [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..., 398.

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 10.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 10.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Isaac C. Shantz - June 7, 1928.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Isaac Schantz Born: Waterloo Township Age: 21 Father: Isaac Schantz Mother: Catharine Schantz Born: abt 1854 Spouse: Sarah Schantz Age: 21 born: Wilmot Father: John Schantz Mother: Nancy Schantz married 28 Feb 1875 married: Waterloo, New Hamburg

    7. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 30.

    8. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 18.

    9. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 29.

    10. [S894] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861, Sect. 6 Page 43.

    11. [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..., 396.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1854 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Feb 1875 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Wire Fence Building - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Apr 1928 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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