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

Mary Shantz[1]

Female 1834 - 1906  (71 years)


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  • Name Mary Shantz 
    Born 16 May 1834  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Reist 
    Residence 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6693 
    Died 8 Feb 1906  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Cause: paralysis 
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I19276  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Isaac Y. Shantz,   b. 31 Jan 1809, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1878, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother 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, 10
    Family ID F4915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deacon Peter Reist,   b. 23 Jul 1832,   d. 22 Feb 1916  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 9, 11
    Children 
     1. Isaac Shantz Reist,   b. 19 May 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1880, Of, Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     2. Mary Ann Reist,   b. 25 Aug 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1857  (Age 1 years)
     3. Amos Reist,   b. 30 Jan 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1875  (Age 18 years)
     4. Catherine Reist,   b. 20 Nov 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1880, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     5. David Reist,   b. 27 Mar 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1879  (Age 19 years)
     6. Peter Reist,   b. 31 Jan 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1875  (Age 13 years)
     7. Dr. Owen S. Reist,   b. 4 Feb 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1931  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 May 1834 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Sep 1852 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich 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 MapsDied - Cause: paralysis - 8 Feb 1906 - 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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  • Notes 
    • Mary Shantz, "was born May 16th, 1834. On September 12th, 1852, she was married to Peter Reist. They reside near Kossuth, 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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      Reist. - On Feb. 8, 1906, near Kossuth, Ont., of paralysis, Sister Mary, wife of Bro. Peter Reist; aged 71 y., 8 m., 23 d. Her husband, one son, four grandchildren and many friends remain to mourn her departure; but with the hope that she has gone to rest with the redeemed. Funeral on the 10th. Services at the home of Jacob Woolner, Sr., and at the Cressman Mennonite church by A. B. Snyder and Jacob S. Woolner.


      Gospel Witness Obituary Feb. 28, 1906

  • 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. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 8.

    3. [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.

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

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 9.

    6. [S701] News - Gospel Witness, Feb. 28, 1906 - Obituary of Mary Shantz.

    7. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 6 Page 58.

    8. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Peter Reist/ born July 23, 1832/ died Feb. 22, 1916/ aged 83 yrs. 6 mos. 30 ds./ Mary Shantz/ his wife/ born May 16, 1834/ died February 8, 1906/ aged 71 yrs. 8 mos. 23 dys./ In heaven we'll greet thee/ Where no farewell tear is shed/ Reist

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Peter Reist, farmer of Waterloo Twp. married 12 Sep 1852 in Greenbush by banns to Mary Schantz of Waterloo Twp.

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

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.