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

Joshua M. Shantz[1]

Male 1862 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Joshua M. Shantz 
    Born 2 May 1862  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Ng 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    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  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6747 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I19517  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2022 

    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  [4, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F4722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Rosenberger,   b. 10 Dec 1865, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1943, Thorold, Thorold Twp., Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1891  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Alberta Shantz,   b. 14 Sep 1898, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1901, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F4938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joshua M. Shantz, "was born May 2nd, 1862. He is married to Hannah Rosenberger. They reside south of Baden, on Huron Road, 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.].

  • 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..., 405.

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

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 28.

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

    5. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 8 Page 9.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 22.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 7.

    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..., 404.

    9. [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.

    10. [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.

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 27, 1944 obituary of Hannah Rosenberger.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 May 1862 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Ng - 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Nov 1891 - New Hamburg, 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 - Farmer - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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