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

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

Male 1853 - 1942  (88 years)


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  • Name Aaron E. Shantz 
    Born 7 Apr 1853  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    United Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., 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  [11
    Implement Agent 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    New Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Agent, Implement 
    Residence 1921  18 Brubacher St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6771 
    Died 1942  [9, 15
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    Person ID I19588  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    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, 17
    Family ID F1987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Schneider,   b. 29 Jan 1857, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1920, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 8 Mar 1874  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7, 14
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Shantz,   b. 6 Mar 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Alvin S. Shantz,   b. 22 Apr 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 66 years)
     3. Addison Shantz,   b. 1881, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Joseph Addison S. "Addison" Shantz,   b. 5 Mar 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963  (Age 80 years)
     5. Samuel Shantz,   b. 27 May 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Nora Shantz,   b. 19 May 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ella Mae Shantz,   b. 8 Aug 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 64 years)
     8. Olive Irene Shantz,   b. 11 Aug 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1981  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F1238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Aaron E. Shantz, "was born April 7th, 1853. On March 8th, 1874, he was married to Hannah Snyder who was born January 29th, 1857. They reside a little south of Berlin where he is engaged in farming. Their family consisted of seven children".


      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. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 19032-05.
      19032-05 (Waterloo Co.) Joseph A. SHANTZ, 23, farmer, Berlin, Berlin, s/o Aaron SHANTZ & Hanna SNYDER married Almeda WEBER, 19, Bloomingdale, Bloomingdale, d/o Isaac WEBER & Emilia ALLES, witn Sam SHANTZ of Berlin, Arthur WEBER of Bloomingdale, Nettie BRICKER & Algerta SHANTZ both of Berlin, 13 September 1905 in Berlin.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 019044-05.
      Alvin Shantz, 26, Occ. Baker, b. Waterloo Twp., Res. Berlin, son of Aaron Shantz & Hanna Schneider, married Florence Shuert, 24, Occ. Seamstress, b. Dumfries Twp., Res. Berlin, daughter of Randall Shuert & Mary Dunkin, Witn: Nelson Shuert & Elininda Shantz, Both of Berlin, 18 Oct 1905 at Berlin

    5. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 1.

    6. [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..., 350.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009834-74.

    8. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Waterloo c-5 Page 1.

    9. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Shantz / Aaron E. Shantz / 1853-1942 / Hannah Schneider / his beloved wife / 1857-1920 / until the day break

    10. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 39.

    11. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 12.

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

    13. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 30 Page 2.

    14. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 1 Page 28.

    15. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, F., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, F. (1853). Aaron Erb Shantz (1853-1942) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 6 July 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26587625/aaron-erb-shantz.

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

    17. [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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Apr 1853 - 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 - 8 Mar 1874 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo 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 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Implement Agent - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - New Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agent, Implement - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 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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