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

Owen C. Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1850 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Owen C. Shantz 
    Born 27 Jan 1850  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1870  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Residence 1870  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1880  Wheatland Township, Mecosta Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6701 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I19322  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    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  [7, 11
    Family ID F4915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Shoemaker,   b. 21 Jan 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 27 Jan 1870  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 9
    Children 
     1. Lizzie Shantz
     2. Addison Milo Shantz,   b. 22 May 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Nancy Shantz,   b. 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Helen Shantz,   b. 11 Jan 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. George Shantz,   b. 2 Nov 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F1604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Owen Shantz, "was born January 27th, 1850. On February 27th, 1870, he was married to Sarah Shoemaker. They reside at Remus, Michigan, where he is engaged as a wage-earner. To them is born a family of five 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..., 397.

    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..., 471.

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

    4. [S142] Census - Michigan - 1880, Wheatland, Mecosta, Michigan Film 1254594 Page Number 583C.
      Owen SHANTZ Self M Male W 30 CAN Farmer
      Sarah SHANTZ Wife M Female W 32 CAN Keep. House
      Addison SHANTZ Son S Male W 9 CAN
      Nancy SHANTZ Dau S Female W 7 CAN
      Ellen SHANTZ Dau S Female W 3 CAN
      Georgie SHANTZ Son S Male W 7M CAN

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Sarah Shoemaker Born: Tp Waterloo Age: 22 Father: George Shoemaker Mother: Mary Shoemaker Born: abt 1847 Spouse: Owen Shantz Age: 20 born: Tp Waterloo Father: Isaac Y Shantz Mother: Catharine Shantz married 27 Jan 1869 married: Waterloo Township

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 30.

    7. [S894] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861, Sect. 6 Page 43.

    8. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Addison Milo Shantz Born: 22 May 1871 County: Waterloo Father: Owen Shantz (farmer, Waterloo Township) Mother: Sarah Shoemaker

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 3 Mar 1870.
      Feb. 27, 1870 Owen Schantz and Sara Schumacher, both of Waterloo Tp., by Rev. Wurster

    10. [S142] Census - Michigan - 1880, Wheatland, Mecosta, Michigan Film 1254594 Page Number 583C.

    11. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jan 1850 - 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 MapsOccupation - farmer - 1870 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Jan 1870 - 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1880 - Wheatland Township, Mecosta Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
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