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

Enos C. Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Male 1843 - 1921  (77 years)


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  • Name Enos C. Shantz 
    Born 26 Jun 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Laborer 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00110-6668 
    Died 16 Feb 1921  [9, 11
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I19194  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Eli C. Shantz, Sr.,   b. 23 Jan 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Anna Cressman,   b. 18 Nov 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1908  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 5 May 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 10, 12, 13
    Family ID F4903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Strickler,   b. 29 Apr 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1884, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1883  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F4904  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Enos Shantz, "was born June 26th, 1843. On February 21st, 1883, he was married to Elizabeth Strickler who was born April 29th, 1854, and died March 7th, 1884, leaving no heirs. Mr. Shantz resides a little south-east of Berlin where he owns a beautiful small farm, being part of his great-grandmother's old homestead."


      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. - Enos C. Shantz was born on June 26, 1843, near Berlin (now Kitchener), Ont.; died Feb. 16, 1921; aged 77 y. 7 m. 21 d. On Feb. 21, 1883, he was married to Elizabeth Strickler, who died March 7, 1884, leaving no heirs. In his early years he united with the Mennonite Church of which he was a member till death claimed him. He leaves to mourn his loss one brother (Eli), two sisters (Mrs. Jacob Shelley and Magdalena) and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services on the 19th at the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, conducted by the brethren, U. K. Weber and Jonas Snider. Burial in the cemetery near by.


      Gospel Herald - Volume XIII, Number 49 - March 3, 1921 - page 967

  • 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..., 392.

    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..., 527.

    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..., 480.

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 1.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12305-83.
      Enos SHANTZ, 39, farmer, Waterloo twp., same, s/o Eli & Anna, married Elizabeth STRICKER, 28, Waterloo twp., same, d/o Henry & Eliza, witn: Israel CRESSMAN & Angeline STRICKER, both of Waterloo twp., 21 Feb. 1883 at Waterloo twp

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 27.
      Anos SCHANTZ Birthplace: Canada Age 9 Mennonite b. 26-Jun

    7. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 30.

    8. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 4.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 3, 1921 - Obituary of Enos C. Shantz.

    10. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 1.

    11. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    12. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev. Benjamin Eby, Mennonist Society.
      Eli SHANTZ, to Anna KRESSMAN, both of Waterloo Twp. 5 May 1840. Rev. EBY. Wit. John PRESSMAN and Joseph KRESSMAN.

    13. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 9 May 1840:4.
      5 May 1840 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Eli Schantz to Anna Kressman, daughter of Johann Kressman, all of Waterloo Tp.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jun 1843 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - 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 MapsMarried - 21 Feb 1883 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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