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

Mary S. Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Female 1859 - 1947  (88 years)


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  • Name Mary S. Shantz 
    Born 9 May 1859  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary S. Detweiler 
    Religion 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    United Bretheran 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    United Brethern 
    Residence 1921  105 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Eby ID Number 00110-6763 
    Died 28 Jun 1947  [13
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I19560  Generations
    Last Modified 29 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 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  [14, 15
    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 Noah Bechtel Detweiler,   b. 3 Jun 1858, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1928  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1880  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Children 
     1. Eldon Detweiler,   b. 10 May 1885, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lenora Detweiler,   b. 7 Mar 1887, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1913  (Age 26 years)
     3. Elizabeth Detweiler,   b. May 1889, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ethel Detweiler,   b. 4 Sep 1890, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1915  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3918  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 May 1859 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Dec 1880 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethern - 1921 - 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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  • Notes 
    • Mary Shantz, "was born May 9th, 1859. She is married to Noah B. Detweiler. They reside in Buffalo, New York."


      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. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    4. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-7 Page 12.

    5. [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..., 526.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11241-80.
      11241-80 (Waterloo Co.): Noah B. DETWEILER, 22, yeoman, Canada, North Dumfries, s/o Enoch R. & Elizabeth, married Mary SHANTZ, 21, Canada, Berlin, d/o Jacob Yost & Ann Brubacher SHANTZ, witn: Delmar B. SHANTZ & Lizzie BINGEMAN, both of Berlin, 14 Dec 1880 at Berlin (Mennonite)

    7. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of / Noah B. Detwiler / June 3, 1858-July 8, 1928 / Mary Shantz / his beloved wife / May 9, 1859-June 28, 1947 / until the day dawn / Detwiler

    8. [S65] Bible - Detweiler, Noah & Mary Shantz.

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

    10. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 7.

    11. [S2240] Kitchener 1921 Sub Dist. 28, Sub District 28 Page 1.

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

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

    14. [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...

    15. [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.