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

Susannah Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1850 - 1937  (86 years)


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  • Name Susannah Shantz 
    Born 6 Jul 1850  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Female 
    Name Susannah Bean 
    Name Susannah Schaefer 
    Religion 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Methodist 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    New Mennonite 
    Residence 1937  79 Brubacher St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Eby ID Number 00110-6730 
    Died 24 Feb 1937  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 12
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I19433  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    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 1 Noah S. Bean,   b. 1 Apr 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1908, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1877  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bean,   b. 25 Jun 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960  (Age 81 years)
     2. Simon Bean,   b. 12 Jul 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Bernice Bean,   b. 3 Oct 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Henry Warren "Warren" Bean,   b. 12 Jan 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1946  (Age 61 years)
     5. Saloma Bean,   b. 23 Mar 1889, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Susannah "Sue" Bean,   b. 28 Sep 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1983  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4208  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 25 Jun 1912  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F49287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Susannah Shantz, "was born July 8th, 1850. On October 2nd, 1877, she was married to Noah S. Bean, a farmer. They reside near Haysville, Ontario. To them were born six 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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      partial obitaury

      "The death of Mrs. Susan Schafer, 86, occurred at her residence, 79 Brubacher street, last evening. She had been ill only a few days. Deceased was born in Wilmot Tp. on July 6, 1850, a d/o the late Joseph Y.Shantz and wife, the late Elizabeth Stauffer. She was a member of Bethany Mennonite Church and of the Mission Circle. Deceased was twice married,in 1877 to the late Noah Bean, and in 1912 to the late John Schafer, who died in 1908 and 1923 respectively. Mrs. Schafer is survived by two sons and four daughters, Simon Bean, Ceylon, Sask., Warren Bean, New Dundee, Mrs. William Crosley, Woolseley, Sask., Mrs. Earl Drewery, Stouffville, Miss Elizabeth Bean and Miss Sue Bean of Kitchener. There also are three sisters, Mrs. Dan Cressman, Mrs. Ezra Cressman and Mrs. Moses Cressman, all of Wilmot Tp....Woodland Cemetery...")

      The Daily Record 25 Feb 1937

  • 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. [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..., 260.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-1 Page 15.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011092-77.
      011092-77 (Waterloo Co.) Noah BEAN, 34, yeoman, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, s/o John & Anna married Susanna SHANTZ, 27, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Joseph & Elizabeth, witn Noah SHANTZ & Magdalena SCHNEIDER of Wilmot Twp, 2 October 1877 in New Hamburg.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 4 Page Number 17 Household Number 66.

    6. [S87] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Woodland CC#4510 Internet Link .
      Bean/ Noah Bean/ 1843 - 1908/ Susanna Shantz/ His Wife/ 1850 - 1937/ Elizabeth Bean/ 1878 - 1960/ Sue Bean/ 1891 - 1983.

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 17.

    8. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 15.

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

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

    11. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 71.

    12. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Susan Schafer - 24 Feb 1937.

    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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jul 1850 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Oct 1877 - New Hamburg, 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 MapsReligion - New Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jun 1912 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Feb 1937 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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