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

David Y. Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Male 1819 - 1894  (75 years)


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  • Name David Y. Shantz 
    Born 29 Aug 1819  near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Other Methodist 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6748 
    Died 24 Oct 1894  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Person ID I19519  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Jacob Shantz,   b. 11 Oct 1781, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Mary Yost,   b. 12 Mar 1784, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1869, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 1805  [10
    Family ID F4914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Stauffer,   b. 16 Oct 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1913  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Children 
     1. Veronica "Franceska" Shantz,   b. 5 Jan 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1935, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Margaret Shantz,   b. 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Ann Shantz,   b. 31 Jul 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1924  (Age 77 years)
     4. David Shantz,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. David S. Shantz,   b. 23 Jun 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1950  (Age 91 years)
     6. Stauffer S. Shantz,   b. 24 Jan 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1938, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Herman S. Shantz,   b. 2 Mar 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1950, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F2935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David Y. Shantz, " was born near Berlin, Ontario, August 29th 1819. On March 15th, 1842, he was married to Barbara Stauffer who was born October 16th, 1822. Shortly after their marriage they moved on their farm in Wilmot Township where he died October 24th, 1894, leaving a family of five 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.].

  • 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. [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..., 391.

    3. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012051-94.
      Stauffer Shantz, 32, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot Twp, res. Wilmot Twp, son of David and Barbara married Maggie Snyder, 22, b. Waterloo Twp, res. Waterloo Twp, daughter of Joseph C. and Elizabeth, Witn: Jacob B. and Marian Snyder of Waterloo Twp, 6 March 1894 at The Residence of Bride's Parents

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 47.

    5. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 14.

    6. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 15 Page 99.

    7. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev., Minister of the Mennonist Society #19.
      David Shantz, To Barbara Stauffer, Both Of Waterloo. 15 Mar. 1842. Rev. Eby. Wit. Daniel Stauffer And Jacob Shantz

    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..., 406.

    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..., 511.

    10. [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..., 395.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1842 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1842 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Other Methodist - 1861 - 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 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 MapsDied - 24 Oct 1894 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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