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

Wendel E. Shantz[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1851 - 1926  (75 years)


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  • Name Wendel E. Shantz 
    Born 16 Sep 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6770 
    Died 22 Sep 1926  [6
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I19578  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father Samuel Y. Shantz,   b. 15 Jan 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Esther Erb,   b. 6 Apr 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1915  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 13
    Family ID F1987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne "Nancy" Bowman,   b. 24 Jan 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1916, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1872  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 14
    Children 
     1. Allan B. Shantz,   b. 14 Aug 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1931, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Isaiah Shantz,   b. 22 Dec 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1876  (Age 0 years)
     3. Urias Shantz,   b. 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Dr. Urias Bowman Shantz,   b. 15 Jan 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1925, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     5. Louisa Shantz,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Louida Mary A. Shantz,   b. 26 Mar 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938  (Age 57 years)
     7. Susannah Shantz,   b. 20 Apr 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958  (Age 75 years)
     8. Lydia Shantz,   b. 22 Jan 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1890, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     9. Melinda Shantz,   b. 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Malinda Shantz,   b. 6 Jun 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Albert Shantz,   b. 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Alberta Shantz,   b. 20 Mar 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1980  (Age 88 years)
     13. Sidney Shantz,   b. 13 Jun 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F2076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Allan B. Shantz,   b. 14 Aug 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1931, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Alberta Shantz,   b. 20 Mar 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1980  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F283808  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wendell E. Shantz, "was born September 16th, 1851. On February 13th, 1872, he was married to Nancy Bowman who was born January 24th, 1851. They reside near Berlin, on the farm formerly possessed by David B. Snyder"


      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..., 409.

    2. [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..., 656.

    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..., 78.

    4. [S87] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Woodland CC#4510 Internet Link .
      Shantz/ Allan B. Shantz/ Aug. 14, 1873-Nov. 14, 1931/ His Wife/ Catherine Shirk/ Mar. 20, 1875-Jan. 25, 1954/ Their Son/ Russell S. Shantz/ Sept. 25, 1913-Apr. 22, 1941/ Prepare to Meet Thy God.
      [A] Russell [B] Father [C] Mother [D] Alberta Shantz/ Gingrich/ 1891-1980/ Sister Of/ Allan B. Shantz

    5. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-9 Page 14.

    6. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Wendell [sic] E. Shantz/ died Oct. 22, 1926/ aged 75 yrs 1 m 6 d/ Anna Bowman/ beloved wife of/ Wendell E. Shantz/ died/ Aug. 15, 1916/ aged/ 65 yrs 6 m 22 d/ Shantz

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 75.

    8. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 48.

    9. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 30, Pg 2.

    10. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 10 Page 75.

    11. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 1 Page 29.

    12. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 48 Household Number 215.

    13. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner, Lutheran Minister, Preston report 53.
      Samuel Schontz, to Esther Erb, both of Waterloo. 11 Mar. 1845

    14. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 22 Feb 1872.
      Feb. 13, 1872 Wendel Schantz of Waterloo and Esther [should read Nancy] Baumann of Wilmot, by Rev. Wurster

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Sep 1851 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Feb 1872 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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