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

Herman S. Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1864 - 1950  (86 years)


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  • Name Herman S. Shantz 
    Born 2 Mar 1864  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41851680 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Son 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6753 
    Died 30 Sep 1950  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9, 10
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Person ID I19527  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father David Y. Shantz,   b. 29 Aug 1819, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother 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  [11, 12
    Family ID F2935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann Schmitt,   b. 12 Jan 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1937, RR2, Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1891  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Salena Shantz,   b. 12 Aug 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1981, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Alfretta S. Shantz,   b. 23 Sep 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1969, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Lincoln S. Shantz,   b. 3 Mar 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Olive S. Shantz,   b. 17 Jan 1896, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1982, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Russell S. Shantz,   b. 5 Nov 1897, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1991, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     6. Edna Shantz,   b. 22 May 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1986  (Age 85 years)
     7. Lloyd Stanley Shantz,   b. 27 Oct 1904, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1979  (Age 74 years)
     8. Lyla Shantz,   b. 11 Mar 1908, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     9. Violet Shantz,   b. 11 Mar 1908, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 2002, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F4936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Herman S. Shantz, "was born March 2nd, 1864. He is married to Sarah Smith. They reside near Baden, 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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      partial obituary

      Herman S. Shantz,86, died Sat. in London Hospital following a lengthy illness. Born in Wilmot Tp., he was the last surviving member of the David Y. Shantz family. He farmed in Wilmot Tp. for more than 40 years. He attended the Shantz Mennonite Church in Baden. His wife predeceased him in Feb. 1937. Surviving are three sons, Lincoln Shantz, Black Diamond, Alta.; Russell and Lloyd, Waterloo; six daughters, Mrs. Jacob (Salena) Cressman, Kitchener; Mrs. Arthur (Alfretta) Roth, New Hamburg; Miss Olive Shantz, Lowville, N.Y.; Mrs. Clinton (Edna) Habel, Grand Bend; Mrs. Clarence (Lyla) Roth, Baden; Mrs. Noah (Violet) Herner, Petersburg, 23 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren...

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 2 Oct 1950

  • 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..., 406.

    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..., 305.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 1.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011846-91.
      011846-91 (Waterloo Co.) Herman SCHANTZ, 26, farmer, Wilmot, Wilmot, s/o David SCHANTZ & Barbara nee STAUFFER married Sarah SCHMITT, 21, Wilmot,
      Wilmot, d/o Jacob SCHMITT & Magd nee SNYDER, witn: Stauffer SCHANTZ of Wilmot & E. (illeg) SNYDER., 1 January 1891 in New Hamburg.

    5. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      Shantz / Mother / Sarah Ann Schmitt / 1870-1937 / Father / Herman S. Shantz / 1864-1950

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

    7. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 1.

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 15.

    9. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Herman Shantz - Oct, 2, 1950.

    10. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41851680/.

    11. [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.

    12. [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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1864 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Son - 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 MapsMarried - 1 Jan 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 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Sep 1950 - London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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