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

David S. Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Male 1859 - 1950  (91 years)


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  • Name David S. Shantz 
    Born 23 Jun 1859  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1883  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6751 
    Died 21 Aug 1950  [6, 10
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10
    Person ID I19171  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    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  [11, 12
    Family ID F2935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leah Christner,   b. 29 Sep 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1914, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1883  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Children 
     1. Harvey M. Shantz,   b. 29 Jul 1884, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1958, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Elmer C. Shantz,   b. 10 Nov 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1963, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Cummin F. Shantz,   b. 6 Apr 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elroy "Roy" Shantz,   b. 30 Nov 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     5. Wesley E. Shantz,   b. 6 Nov 1890, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Oliver D. Shantz,   b. 27 Oct 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Barbara Ann Shantz,   b. 14 Nov 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1996  (Age 101 years)
     8. Melvin Howard Shantz,   b. 30 Dec 1896, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1903  (Age 6 years)
     9. Stauffer Floyd "Floyd" Shantz,   b. 14 Jan 1899, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1899  (Age 0 years)
     10. Luella May Shantz,   b. Apr 1903, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1991  (Age ~ 87 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F4395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David S. Shantz, "was born June 23rd, 1859. On October 11th, 1883, he was married to Leah Christner. They reside near Baden, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming. To them are born six 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.].

  • 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..., 406.

    2. [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..., 390.

    3. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Leroy Shantz - Sep 23 1981 pg 27.

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 1.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012429-83.
      David L. SHANTZ, 24, farmer, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, s/o David Y. SHANTZ & Barbara STOUFFER married Leah CHRISTNER, 25, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Christian & Anna, witn: Stauffer SHANTZ & Katy CHRISTNER both of Wilmot Twp, 11 October 1883 in Wilmot Twp

    6. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      Shantz / Leah Christner / beloved wife of / David S. Shantz / Born Sept. 29, 1858 / Died Sept. 15, 1914 / aged 55 Yrs. 11 Mos. & 17 Dys. / A loving Mother and a faithful friend / David S. Shantz / Born June 23, 1859 / Died Aug. 21, 1950 /

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 47.

    8. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Wilmot Twp. 1911 Div. 9 Page 10.

    9. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 18.

    10. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51021460/david-s-shantz.

    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..., 405.

    12. [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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jun 1859 - Wilmot Twp., 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 - 1883 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Oct 1883 - 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 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - St. Agatha, 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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