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

Catharine Goetz[1, 2]

Female 1846 - 1933  (86 years)


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  • Name Catharine Goetz 
    Born 20 Apr 1846  , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1850  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration 1850  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Name Catharine Shantz 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Roman Catholic 
    Residence 1866  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6698.1 
    Died 1 Jan 1933  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I19307  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Francois Xavier "Franz" "Frank" Goetz,   b. CALC 1808, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1887, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Barbara Ohleyer,   b. 1816, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1883  (Age 67 years) 
    Family ID F46470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 25 Feb 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 8, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. Josiah Shantz,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Josiah G. Shantz,   b. 2 Sep 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1947  (Age 80 years)
     3. Ephraim Shantz,   b. 3 Jan 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1871  (Age 2 years)
     4. Samantha Shantz,   b. 2 Dec 1870, Shantz Station, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1936, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Barbara Ellen Shantz,   b. 12 Aug 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Isaac Franklin Shantz,   b. 20 Dec 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1873  (Age 0 years)
     7. Ervine Shantz,   b. 21 Jul 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Katie Shantz,   b. 1877, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Catharine Shantz,   b. 16 Sep 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Elisa Shantz,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Elizabeth Shantz,   b. 17 Feb 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Abraham G. Shantz,   b. 17 Mar 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1955, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     13. Nancy Shantz,   b. 2 Jul 1883, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970  (Age 86 years)
     14. Nelson Shantz,   b. 1885, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     15. Nelson Goetz Shantz,   b. 26 Feb 1886, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Apr 1846 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1850 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1850 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Feb 1866 - , 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jan 1933 - Kitchener, 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 
    • SHANTZ. - CATHARINE GOETZ was born in France on April 20, 1846; died in Kitchener, Ont., Jan 1, 1933, after a lingering illness; aged 86 y. 8 m. 12 d. She came to Canada with her parents in 1851. On Feb. 26, 1866, she was united in marriage with Abram C. Shantz, who predeceased her 11 years. To this union were born 11 children, 2 sons (Ephraim and Isaac) having died in childhood. In early life she accepted Christ as her Savior and joined the Mennonite Church in which fellowship she remained until death. She leaves 4 sons (Joseph of Breslau, Irvin and Nelson of Kitchener, and Abram of Breslau Road), 5 daughters (Mrs. J. W. Schiedel of Breslau, Mrs. John Shiry of Kitchener, Mrs. Dan Brox of Spruce Grove, Alta., Mrs. Joel Gole, Dunrankin, Ont., Mrs. Peter Martin, Breslau Road), 1 brother (Frank Goetz, Brown City, Mich.), 35 grandchildren, and 40 great-grandchildren. The funeral was held Jan. 5 from the home of her son, Irvin, to the Cressman Mennonite Church, Breslau, for services and burial in adjoining cemetery. Funeral service conducted by Bro. Oscar Burkholder. Text, Jno. 14: 1-3.

      Gospel HeralD - Volume XXV, Number 42 - January 19, 1933 - page 894,895

  • 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..., 397.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Abraham C.Shantz - May 18, 1922.

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 5.

    4. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Abraham C.Shantz / died April 25,1922 / aged 77 yrs 11 mos 18 dys / Catharine Goetz / his beloved wife / died Jan.1,1933 / aged 86 yrs 8 mos 12 dys

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 37 Household Number 175.

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 33.

    7. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 5.

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Catharine Goetz - January 19, 1933 - page 894,895.

    9. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 12 Page 87.

    10. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 23.

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 1 Mar 1866.
      Feb. 25, 1866 Abraham Schantz and Catharina Goetz, both of Waterloo Tp.,by Rev. Wurster

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Shantz Abraham, 22, Waterloo, Waterloo, son of Isaac and Catherine (Clemens), married 25 Feb 1866 Catherine Goetz, 21, Waterloo, France, daughter of Francis and Barbara (Ohlie)