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

Susannah Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1824 - 1864  (39 years)


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  • Name Susannah Shantz 
    Born 7 Mar 1824  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Susannah Koehler 
    Residence 1862  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Eby ID Number 00110-6689 
    Died 26 Feb 1864  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5
    Buried Shantz's Meeting House Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I19267  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Christian R. Shantz,   b. 13 Feb 1779, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1856, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Cressman,   b. 30 Jan 1783, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1866  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1800  [8
    Family ID F4879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Daniel Koehler,   b. 6 Aug 1835, , Hessia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1916  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Köhler,   b. 26 Feb 1864,   d. 26 Feb 1864  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F3804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Susannah Shantz, "was born March 7th, 1824. On October 7th, 1862, she was married to Daniel Köhler, a farmer. They resided in Wilmot Township where she died February 26th, 1864, leaving one child named Magdalena, born February 26th, 1864, and died the same day."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 395.

    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..., 477.

    3. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      Susannah/ wife of/ Daniel Kohler/ Born Mar. 7, 1824/ Aged 29 yrs. 11 mo./ 19 days./ Also their daughter/ Magdalene/ Born & Died Feby 26/ 1864/

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 28.
      Susana SHANTZ Birthplace: Canada Age 26 Mennonite b. 15-Mar
      birthdate differs from other sources.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 3 Mar 1864.
      Susanna Koehler died 26 Feb 1864 in Wilmot, wife of Daniel, 39 yrs, 11 mths, 19 days.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Daniel Koehler Birth Place: Germany Residence: Woolwich Township Age: 27 Estimated birth year: abt 1835 Father Name: Conrad Mother Name: Cath Schaff Spouse Name: Susanna Schanz Spouse's Age: 36 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1826 Spouse Birth Place: Germany Spouse residence: Waterloo Spouse Father Name: Michael Spouse Mother Name: Magdaline Marriage Date: 7 Oct 1862 Marriage County: Waterloo

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Oct 1862.
      Oct. 7, 1862 Susanna Schantz of Waterloo and Daniel Koehler of Woolwich, by Rev. Stahlschmidt in Heidelberg

    8. [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..., 385.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Mar 1824 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1862 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Oct 1862 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Feb 1864 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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