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

Amos M. Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1847 - 1920  (72 years)


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  • Name Amos M. Shantz 
    Born 15 Jun 1847  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 Male 
    Religion 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1870  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Eby ID Number 00110-6741 
    Died 9 Feb 1920  [6
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I19482  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    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, 7, 15, 16
    Family ID F4722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Isabella Nahrgang,   b. 9 Jun 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1870  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 8, 14
    Children 
     1. Josiah N. Shantz,   b. 28 Sep 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1945, Parkway, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Jeremiah N. Shantz,   b. 29 Sep 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1933  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Esther C. Cressman,   b. 20 Jan 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1919, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1873  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Jonathan Shantz,   b. 12 Oct 1873, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1939, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Nancy C. Shantz,   b. 24 Jan 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1958  (Age 83 years)
     3. Selina Shantz,   b. 22 Mar 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1958, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Addison Cressman Shantz,   b. 22 Aug 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1958, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Samuel C. Shantz,   b. 29 Feb 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1947  (Age 67 years)
     6. Magdalena Shantz,   b. 29 May 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Barbara Shantz,   b. 22 Sep 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Elminda Shantz,   b. 6 Jan 1889, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Silva Shantz,   b. 26 Mar 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1892  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F4932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Amos M. Shantz, "was born June 15th, 1847. On August 16th, 1870, he was married to Isabella Nahrgang who was born June 9th, 1850, and died October 14th, 1871. On December 3rd, 1873, he was again married to Esther Cressman who was born January 20, 1848. He resides near Manheim, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming."


      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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      Died/ At Petersburg, Ont., on Monday, Febuary 9th, 1920/ Amos M. Shantz/ aged 72 years, 7 months and 25 days/ The Funeral/ will take place from his late residence on/ Friday, February 13, 1910/ at two o'clock, p. m./ to the Latschar church and cemetery for service/ and interment/ Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation.


      Funeral Card of Amos M. Shantz

  • 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. [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..., 492.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-3 Page 4.

    4. [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..., 141.

    5. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot h-3 Page 4.

    6. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Shantz/ Amos M. Shantz/ died/ Feb. 9, 1920/ aged/ 72 yrs 7 m 25 d/ Esther Cressman/ his beloved wife/ died/ Sept. 4, 1919/ aged 71 yrs 7 m 16 d

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

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Amos M Shantz Born: Wilmot Township Age: 23 Father: Joshua Shantz Mother: Magdalena Shantz Born: abt 1847 Spouse: Isabella Nahrgang Age: 20 born: Wilmot Township Father: Christopher Nahrgang Mother: Maria Nahrgang married 16 Aug 1870 married: Waterloo, Preston

    9. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 49.

    10. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 10.

    11. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 19.

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

    13. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 76.

    14. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 25 Aug 1870.
      Aug. 16, 1870 Amos M. Schantz and Isabella Nahrgang, both of Wilmot, by Rev. Wurster

    15. [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.

    16. [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 - 15 Jun 1847 - 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 MapsResidence - 1870 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Aug 1870 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - 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 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 MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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