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

Rachel Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1856 - 1890  (34 years)


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  • Name Rachel Shantz 
    Born 27 Mar 1856  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 Rachel Shantz 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6704 
    Died 22 Aug 1890  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 8
    Cause: phthisis pulumalis 
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I19348  Generations
    Last Modified 26 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, 9
    Family ID F4915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Noah W. Shantz,   b. 10 Aug 1854, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1920, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1876  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Edmund S. Shantz,   b. 12 Apr 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1943, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Maurice "Morris" Shantz,   b. 12 Aug 1877, Wheatland Twp., Mecosta, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1961, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Elah S. "Eli" Shantz,   b. 23 Dec 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 92 years)
     4. Daniel S. Shantz,   b. 20 Oct 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1955  (Age 75 years)
     5. Mystic Shantz,   b. 3 Sep 1882, Caledonia, Mecosta, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1883  (Age 1 years)
     6. Susannah Shantz,   b. 2 Jan 1885,   d. 12 Nov 1886  (Age 1 years)
     7. Orvie Shantz,   b. 13 Sep 1889, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1907  (Age 17 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F4922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rachel Shantz, "was born March 27th, 1856. On February 27th, 1876, she was married to Noah W. Shantz. They resided in Michigan but several years ago they returned to Berlin where she died."


      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..., 398.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Edmund Shantz.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Rachel C Shantz Born: Waterloo Age: 20 Father: Isaac Shantz Mother: Catherine Shantz Born: abt 1856 Spouse: Noah W Shantz Age: 21 born: Waterloo Father: Daniel Shantz Mother: Cother Shantz married 27 Feb 1876

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 17337-1890.

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

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Waterloo N. Twp. 1881 Page 16.

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

    8. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Noah W.Shantz/ born 1854, died 1920/ his wife/ Rachel Shantz/ born 1856, died 1890

    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..., 396.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1856 - 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Feb 1876 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: phthisis pulumalis - 22 Aug 1890 - 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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