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

Nancy Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1858 - 1884  (25 years)


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  • Name Nancy Shantz 
    Born 4 Oct 1858  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Nancy Stauffer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    C. Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6721 
    Died 31 Jan 1884  Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I19404  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  [8, 9
    Family ID F3015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Levi Hammacher Stauffer,   b. 3 Aug 1854, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1912, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1879  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Susannah Stauffer
     2. Rosanna Stauffer,   b. 28 Oct 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1882  (Age 1 years)
     3. Ada Stauffer,   b. 14 Aug 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1883  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Nancy Shantz, "was born October 4th, 1858. She was married to Levi H. Stauffer, a farmer. They resided near Shantz Station where she died January 31st, 1884. Her family consisted of two 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..., 401.

    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..., 506.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 010817-79.
      Levi STAUFFER, 25, farmer, Blenheim, same, s/o John & Lucinda, married Nancy SHANTZ, 21, Waterloo twp., same, d/o John & Susanna, witn: Oliver SHANTZ of Berlin & Lucinda STAUFFER of Breslau, 24 Dec 1879 at Freeport

    4. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      In / memory of / Nancy / beloved wife of / Levi H.Stauffer / born Oct.4 1859 / died Jan.31,1884 / aged 25 years / Dearest mother, thou hast left us / And thy loss we deeply feel / Tis the Lord that hast bereft us / Of the one we loved so well / Meinke Berlin

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

    6. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 14.

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

    8. [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.

    9. [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 - 4 Oct 1858 - 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 MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1879 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., 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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