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

Mary Ann Shantz[1]

Female 1846 - 1924  (77 years)


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  • Name Mary Ann Shantz 
    Born 31 Jul 1846  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Ann Shantz 
    Residence 1869  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6661.1 
    Died 13 Feb 1924  [5
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I19162  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father David Y. Shantz,   b. 29 Aug 1819, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Barbara Stauffer,   b. 16 Oct 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1913  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Family ID F2935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wendel S. Shantz,   b. 4 May 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1927, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1869  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 12
    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. 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)
     10. 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 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F4899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Ann Shantz, "was born July 31st, 1846. She is married to Wendel S. Shantz. They reside near Philipsburg, Ontario."


      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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      Mary Ann Shantz, beloved wife of Wendell Shantz, was born near Baden, Ont., July 31, 1846; died Feb. 13, 1924; aged 76 y. 6 m. 12 d. She was married to Wendell Shantz, Nov. 28, 1870. This union was blessed with ten children of whom 2 sons and 2 daughters preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband, 3 sons, 3 daughters, 17 grandchildren, 3 brothers, and 1 sister.Four years ago they observed their golden wedding anniversary with their family and relatives. In December, 1922, she was stricken with paralysis and was rendered almost helpless for 14 months until the message came, "Come home." Funeral services were conducted Feb. 16 by Orphen Wismer and Manasseh Hallman. Text, Psa. 27: 10. Interment in the Shantz cemetery.


      The Gospel Herald - Volume XVII, Number 2 - April 10, 1924 - page 47

  • 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, April 10, 1924 - Obituary of Mary Ann Shantz.

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

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

    8. [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

    9. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 40.

    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..., 405.

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev., Minister of the Mennonist Society #19.
      David Shantz, To Barbara Stauffer, Both Of Waterloo. 15 Mar. 1842. Rev. Eby. Wit. Daniel Stauffer And Jacob Shantz

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

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jul 1846 - 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, 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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