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

Isaac Y. Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1809 - 1878  (69 years)


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  • Name Isaac Y. Shantz 
    Born 31 Jan 1809  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Land 1833  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 086, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6692 
    Died 6 Oct 1878  Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 6
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I19274  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Jacob Shantz,   b. 11 Oct 1781, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Mary Yost,   b. 12 Mar 1784, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1869, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 1805  [9
    Family ID F4914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Clemens,   b. 14 Feb 1816, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1869, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 23 Apr 1833  [1, 7
    Children 
     1. Mary Shantz,   b. 16 May 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1906, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Susannah Shantz,   b. 21 Apr 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Catharine "Catherine" Shantz,   b. 7 Apr 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     4. Veronica Shantz,   b. 12 Apr 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jacob C. Shantz,   b. 4 Mar 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1875, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     6. Abraham C. Shantz,   b. 7 May 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1922, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     7. Lydia Ann Shantz,   b. 20 Jan 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Noah Shantz,   b. 29 Jan 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Owen C. Shantz,   b. 27 Jan 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Matilda Shantz,   b. 6 Jan 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Isaac C. Shantz,   b. 20 Jan 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1928, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     12. Rachel Shantz,   b. 27 Mar 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1890, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     13. Magdalena Shantz,   b. 25 Mar 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1915  (Age 57 years)
     14. Clemens Shantz,   b. 27 May 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1861  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F4915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Isaac Y. Stantz, "was born January 31st, 1809. On April 23rd, 1833, he was married to Catharine Clemens who was born February 14th, 1816, and died August 30th, 1869. Soon after their marriage they moved near Shantz Station, on the farm now possessed by their son, Isaac C., where they resided until their deaths. He died October 6th, 1878. To them was born a family of fourteen 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..., 396.

    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..., 171.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    4. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ Isaac Y.Shantz/ born Jan'y 31,1809/ died Oct.6,1878/ aged/ 69 yr's 8 mo.& 6 d's/ Jesus has called the father home/ His flesh lies mouldering in the tomb/ God grant his offspring may be blest/ And meet him in eternal rest

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 29.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 Oct 1878.
      Died 6 Oct 1878 Isaac Y. Schantz died near Schantz Station, at age of approx. 65 years

    7. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 6 Page 43.

    8. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 49.

    9. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1809 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1833 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 086, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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