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

Leah Shantz[1]

Female 1855 - 1872  (17 years)


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  • Name Leah Shantz 
    Born 28 Feb 1855  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6719 
    Died 20 Dec 1872  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Cause: consumption 
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I19401  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  [6, 7
    Family ID F3015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • December, 20th, in Waterloo county, Ont., of Consumption, LEAH, daughter of John Y. SCHANTZ, aged 17 years, 9 months, and 22 days. A year previous to her death she found peace for her soul, and sealed her peace with God by baptism. O, dear young souls, take this young sister in the Lord for an example, and come to Jesus, who will give you peace.


      Herald of Truth - Volume X, Number 3 - March 1873 - Pages 61-63

  • 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..., 400.

    2. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Gone home / Leah / dau.of John & Susannah / Shantz / died Dec.20,1872 / aged 17 yrs.9 mo.22 days

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

    4. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Volume X, Number 3 - March 1873 - Pages 61-63.

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

    6. [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.

    7. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Feb 1855 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: consumption - 20 Dec 1872 - , 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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