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

Jacob B. Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1855 - 1933  (78 years)


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  • Name Jacob B. Shantz 
    Born 8 Mar 1855  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    United Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 25 Courtland Ave. E., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6760 
    Died 25 Sep 1933  [10
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I19551  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 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 Anna "Nancy" Brubacher,   b. 19 Sep 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1870, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 6 Dec 1853  [11, 12
    Family ID F243  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    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 ?,   b. CA 1822,   d. Bef 1871  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Family ID F273812  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catharine Hipple,   b. 14 May 1854, Clinton, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1930  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1877  Clinton, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Shantz,   b. Jan 1892, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Margaret Weber,   b. 15 Feb 1892, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Candace Shantz,   b. Sep 1898, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F4943  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine Hipple,   b. 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Dec 1877  [8
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F245283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob B. Shantz, "was born March 8th, 1855. He is married to Catharine Hipple and resides on his father's and grandfather's old homestead where he is engaged in farming. 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. [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..., 354.

    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..., 408.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-9 Page 13.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Jacob B. Shantz / died Sept. 25, 1933 / in his 79th year / Catherine Hipple / beloved wife of / Jacob B. Shantz / died Oct. 8, 1930 / in her 77th year / at rest / Shantz / (A) Mother (B) Father

    5. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 Page 71.

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

    7. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 38 Page 12.

    8. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 3 Page 50.

    9. [S2728] aaaBerlin Census 1871, Sect. 2 Page 16.

    10. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    11. [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...

    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. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 006022-77.
      Clinton Twp., Huron Co., Jacob B. Shantz, 22, Berlin Wat Co., b. Berlin, bach, farmer, Jacob B. Shantz, Annie Shantz; Catharine Hipple, 23, Clinton Twp., b. ditto, spin, Lawrence Hipple Catharine Hipple, wit. Ephraim Hipple, John N. [?], both of Clinton, Dec. 4 1877 at Clinton Twp., Mennonite, Mennonite, James Frazer Minister, Lic.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1855 - Waterloo Twp., 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 MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Dec 1877 - Clinton, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Mennonite - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 25 Courtland Ave. E., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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