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

Wendel S. Shantz[1]

Male 1843 - 1927  (83 years)


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  • Name Wendel S. Shantz 
    Born 4 May 1843  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1851  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Laborer 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Other Methodist 
    Residence 1869  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6661 
    Died 1 Mar 1927  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 11
    Cause: pneumonia 
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I19160  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father Jonas C. Shantz,   b. 26 Jul 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Hannah Snyder,   b. 25 Jul 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1848  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14
    Family ID F4281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Jonas Shantz,   b. 1811, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Hannah Snyder,   b. 1801, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F257924  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Jonas C. Shantz,   b. 26 Jul 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Mary Snyder,   b. 1806, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F264680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Shantz,   b. 31 Jul 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1924  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1869  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 10
    Children 
     1. Urias Shantz,   b. Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Veronica Shantz,   b. 9 Oct 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1952, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Barbara Shantz,   b. Abt 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1874  (Age ~ 2 years)
     4. Oliver Shantz,   b. 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Loida Shantz,   b. 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. David S. Shantz,   b. 3 Apr 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     7. Manasseh Shantz,   b. 13 Aug 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1979, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     8. Salina S. Shantz,   b. 11 Apr 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1962  (Age 76 years)
     9. Chamaya (?) Shantz,   b. 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Jeremiah Shantz,   b. 5 Jul 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1968, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     11. Florence Shantz,   b. 17 Mar 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1980, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F4899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wendel S. Shantz, "was born May 4th, 1843. On November 28th, 1869, he was married to Mary Ann, daughter of David and Barbara(Stauffer) Shantz. She was born July 31st, 1846. They reside in Wilmot Township, north of Baden, where he is engaged in farming. His family consists of 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 was born in Wilmot Springs, Ontario, May 4, 1843. He was married to Mary Ann Shantz Nov. 28, 1869. (She died Feb. 13, 1924.) This union was blessed with 10 children. He died after a short illness of pneumonia on Mar. 1, 1927; Aged 83 y. 9 m. 24 d. He leaves 6 children, 3 sons and 3 daughters, 20 grandchildren, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted March 5, by Orphen Wismer and Manasseh Hallman. Text, II Cor. 5: 1, 8. Interment in the Shantz Cemetery.


      Gospel Herald - Vol. XIX, No. 51 - March 17, 1927, page 1086 - 1088

  • 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..., 391.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 2.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 43.

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 43 Household Number 184.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 17, 1927 - Obituary of Wendel S. Shantz.

    6. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 2.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 20.

    8. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Sect. 5 Page 189.

    9. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 15 Page 99.

    10. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 9 Dec 1869.
      Nov. 28, 1869 Marianna Schantz and Wendelinus Schantz, both of Wilmot Tp., by Rev. Hoelsche

    11. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Mar 4 1927 pg 4.

    12. [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..., 390.

    13. [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..., 284.

    14. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 30 Mar 1837:16.
      28 Mar 1837 Rev. F.W. Bindemann m. Jonas Schantz to Johanna Schneider, both of Waterloo.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 May 1843 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1851 - 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 MapsResidence - Other Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1869 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Nov 1869 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: pneumonia - 1 Mar 1927 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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