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

Maria Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1841 - 1886  (44 years)


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  • Name Maria Shantz 
    Born 8 Aug 1841  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Maria Nahrgang 
    Name Mary Shantz 
    Residence 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1865  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Eby ID Number 00110-6738 
    Died 27 May 1886  Near Wilmot Centre, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I19477  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father Joshua Y. Shantz,   b. 11 Sep 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Magdalena Martin,   b. 8 Dec 1822, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1840  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 8, 9
    Family ID F4722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deacon John S. Nahrgang,   b. 15 Feb 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 21 Mar 1865  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. Isaiah Nahrgang,   b. 2 Oct 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 82 years)
     2. Ida Nahrgang,   b. 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Nahrgang,   b. 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Oliver Nahrgang,   b. 11 Apr 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1930  (Age 64 years)
     5. Lucinda Nahrgang,   b. 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lydia Ann Nahrgang,   b. 8 Apr 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1958, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     7. Louisa Nahrgang,   b. 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Joshua Nahrgang,   b. 8 Sep 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1908  (Age 28 years)
     9. Lovina Nahrgang,   b. 27 May 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1956, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     10. Allen Nahrgang,   b. Oct 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F1341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Shantz, "was born August 8th, 1841. She was married to John Nahrgang. They resided near Wilmot Centre, where she died May 27th, 1886."


      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..., 404.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018742-04.
      Ephraim Baer, 27, Occ. Farmer, b. Huron Co., Res. Wilmot Twp, son of Henry Baer and Leah Bowman married Lovina Nahrgang, 21, b. Wilmot Twp, Res. Wilmot Twp, daughter of John Nahrgang and Mary Shantz, Witn: Joshua Nahrgang of Wilmot and Susie Shantz of Waterloo Twp, 16 March 1904 in Waterloo Twp.

    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. [S68] Bible - Shantz, Joshua & Magdalena Martin.

    5. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 10.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Nahrgang, 25, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, son of Christoph and Mary, married 21 Mar 1865 Mary Schantz, 23, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, daughter of Joshua and Magdalene (Martin)

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 6 Apr 1865.
      Mar. 21, 1865 Mary Schantz and John Nahrgang, both of Wilmot Tp., by Rev. G. Schmidt in Philippsburg

    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..., 20.

    9. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 21 Mar 1840:50.
      17 Mar 1840 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Josua Schantz, son of Jacob Schantz near Berlin, Waterloo Tp, to Magdalena Martin, daughter of heinrich Martin, in Woolwich Tp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Aug 1841 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1865 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Mar 1865 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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