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

Harriet B. Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Female 1844 - 1908  (64 years)


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  • Name Harriet B. Shantz 
    Born 31 Aug 1844  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Harriet B. Detweiler 
    Religion 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1866  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6755 
    Died 3 Dec 1908  Didsbury, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Buried Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19533  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Mayor Jacob Yost Shantz,   b. 2 May 1822, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1909  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Barbara Biehn,   b. 7 Apr 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1858  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 2 May 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 12, 13
    Family ID F4227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Jacob Bechtel Detweiler,   b. 6 Oct 1844, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1938, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 7, 14, 15
    Children 
     1. Louisa Detweiler,   b. Aug 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1943  (Age ~ 74 years)
     2. Mary Detweiler,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Aug 1844 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Mar 1866 - , 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 MapsDied - 3 Dec 1908 - Didsbury, Alberta Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Harriet B. Shantz, "was born August 31st, 1844. On March 18th, 1866, she was married to Rev. Jacob B. Detweiler. They have no family."


      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..., 407.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    3. [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..., 265.

    4. [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..., 524.

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      Herietta SCHANTZ Birthplace: Canada Age 8 Mennonite b. 29-Aug

    7. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Bridegroom Name: Jacob Detwiler Age: 22 Res: North Dumfries Place of Birth: North Dumfries Names of Parents: Enoch & Maria Detwiler Bride: Name: Harriet Shantz Age: 21 Res: Berlin Place of Birth: Berlin Names of Parents: Jacob Y. & Barbara Shantz Witness(S): Name: Andrew Weber Res: Waterloo Tp. Name: Veronica Weber Res: Waterloo Tp. Date of Marriage: March 18, 1866

    8. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div. 2 Pg. 71.

    9. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 4 Page 41.

    10. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 38.

    11. [S2173] Find A Grave, (2019). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 27 January 2019, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/117849928.

    12. [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.

    13. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin - Minister of the Mennonist Society #27.

    14. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jacob Detweiler aged 22 res North Dumfries born North Dumfries son of Enoch and Maria married 18 Mar 1866 to Harriet Schantz aged 21 res Berlin born Berlin daughter of Jacob and Barb.

    15. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 22 Mar 1866.
      18 Mar 1866 By Rev. Tuerk, Jakob Dettweiler of North Dumfries was married to Henriette Schantz of Berlin.