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

Elizabeth "Eliza" Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1843 - 1909  (65 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth "Eliza" Shantz 
    Born 25 Mar 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Eliza Shantz 
    Name Elizabeth "Eliza" Hallman 
    Name Elizabeth "Eliza" Schaefer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6711 
    Died 1909  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19376  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father John Yost Shantz,   b. 6 Feb 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1891, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Susannah Scheirich,   b. 1 Apr 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1884, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F3015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Moses Hallman,   b. 25 Jun 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1864, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 8
    Children 
     1. Infant Hallman,   b. 1864,   d. 26 Jun 1864  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F1898  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Schaefer,   b. 28 Mar 1842, , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1923  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1867  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 13
    Children 
     1. Susannah Schaefer,   b. 10 Jun 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1873  (Age 4 years)
     2. Ephraim Shafer,   b. 10 Aug 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1953, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Simon Schaefer,   b. 10 Oct 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Norman Schaefer,   b. 7 Mar 1874, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Priscilla Schaefer,   b. 10 Nov 1876, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Irvine Schaefer,   b. 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Marinda Schaefer,   b. 5 May 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Nancy Schaefer,   b. 14 Jun 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1885  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F4924  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Shantz, "was born March 25th, 1843. On March 17th, 1863, she was married to Moses Hallman who was born June 25th, 1841, and died in Wellesley, September 2nd, 1864, leaving no family. On October 6th, 1867, she was again married to John Shafer who was born March 28th, 1842. They reside in the town of Berlin."


      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..., 399.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 762.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-10 Page 11.

    4. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div 2, Page 53.

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

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Division 4 Page Number 15 Household Number 64.

    7. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 4 Page 15.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Moses Hollman Birth Place: Wilmot Township Residence: Wilmot Township Age: 21 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842 Father Name: Joseph Mother Name: Susan Spouse Name: Elisabeth Shantz Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Spouse residence: Waterloo Spouse Father Name: John Spouse Mother Name: Susan Marriage Date: 17 Mar 1863 Marriage County: Waterloo

    9. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 30.

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

    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..., 398.

    12. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 30 Mar 1837:16.
      28 Mar 1837 Benjamin Eby m. Johannes Schantz to Susanna Scheirich, daughter of Johannes Scheirich, all of Waterloo.

    13. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register, Page 34, return 307: by Joseph Hagey, A minister of the Mennonist Society.
      John SCHAFER, 25, Germany, Waterloo, s/o Teltz? & Barbara, married Elizabeth HALLMAN, 2-, Waterloo, same, d/o John SHANTZ & Susanna, witn: Delman SHANTZ & Henry WAHL, both of Waterloo, 6 Oct 1867

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Mar 1843 - 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 MapsResidence - 1863 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Mar 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Oct 1867 - 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 MapsDied - 1909 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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