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

Daniel Shantz[1]

Male 1844 - 1936  (92 years)


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  • Name Daniel Shantz 
    Born 4 Jan 1844  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Methodist 
    Residence 1868  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number 00110-6727 
    Died 7 Oct 1936  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I19421  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Joseph Y. Shantz,   b. 10 Jul 1815, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Stauffer,   b. 5 Jan 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 15 May 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16
    Family ID F1019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marie "Mary" Nahrgang,   b. 2 Nov 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1921  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 10 May 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 12
    Children 
     1. Norman Shantz,   b. 3 Nov 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1949  (Age 79 years)
     2. Uzziah Shantz,   b. 30 Jun 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 72 years)
     3. Anna Shantz,   b. 25 Nov 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     4. Joseph N. Shantz,   b. 30 Dec 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1942, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Ella Shantz,   b. 3 Oct 1883, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1958  (Age 74 years)
     6. Simeon N. Shantz,   b. 1 Mar 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1973, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     7. Clara Shantz,   b. 18 Dec 1889, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Daniel Shantz, "was born January 4th, 1844. He was married, March 10th, 1868, to Mary Nahrgang who was born November 2nd, 1847. They reside in Wilmot Township, near Haysville, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming. To them were born the following 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.].

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      Shantz.-Daniel Shantz was born in Wilmot Tp., Jan. 4, 1844; died at his home near Haysville, Ont., where he had spent the greater part of his life, Oct. 7, 1936; aged 92 y. 9 m. 3 d. On March 10, 1868, he was married to Mary Nahrgang, who preceded him in death 14 years ago. One daughter (Annie) also preceded him. He leaves 4 sons (Norman, Uzziah, Joseph and Simeon), 2 daughters (Ella-Mrs. E. Schmitt, and Clara-Mrs. J. Mackenzie), 4 sisters, 29 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren, besides many other relatives and friends. He united with the Mennonite Church in youth and remained a faithful member till death. He was blessed with good health and was seldom absent from church or Sunday school until the last year of his life, being bedfast the last few months. Funeral services were held Oct. 11 at the home and in Geiger Mennonite Church in charge of Bros. Manasseh Hallman, Henry King, and Moses H. Roth. Remains laid to rest in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald, November 12, 1936 - Vol. XXIX, No.33 - page 718, 719

  • 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..., 402.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-1 Page 2.

    3. [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..., 140.

    4. [S245] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Wilmot Centre (Geiger) Mennonite Cemetery CC#4558.
      Shantz/ Daniel Shantz/ born Jan. 4, 1844/ died Oct. 7, 1936/ his wife/ Mary Nahrgang/ born Nov. 2, 1847/ died Dec. 26, 1921/

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, November 12, 1936 - Obituary of Daniel Shantz.

    6. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 62.

    7. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Wilmot Twp. 1911 Div. 8 Page 10.

    8. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 16.

    9. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 13.

    10. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 14.

    11. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 54.

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Daniel Shantz, 24, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, son of Joseph and Elizabeth, married 10 Mar 1868 Maria Nahrgang, 20, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, daughter of Christopher and Maria

    13. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 6 Page 34.

    14. [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.

    15. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 17 May 1838:22.
      15 May 1838 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Joseph Schantz, son of Jakob Schantz, to Barbara (Elizabeth?) Staufer, daughter of Daniel Staufer, both of Waterloo Tp. (Poem follows)

    16. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, June 1, 1900 - Obituary of Joseph Y. Shantz.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jan 1844 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 May 1868 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Oct 1936 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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