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

Esther E. Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Female 1867 - 1922  (54 years)


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  • Name Esther E. Shantz 
    Born 5 Oct 1867  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Esther E. Wismer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6780 
    Died 1922  [11
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I19624  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    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  [3, 10, 12, 13, 14
    Family ID F1987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. David S. Wismer,   b. 12 Jun 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1889  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 9
    Children 
     1. David Elton Wismer,   b. 11 Aug 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981  (Age 90 years)
     2. Esther Grace Wismer,   b. 7 Jan 1895, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 52 years)
     3. Mildred Culigan,   b. Feb 1900, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F3988  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Esther Shantz, "was born October 5th, 1867. On October 1st, 1889, she was married to David Wismer, a farmer. They reside near Blair, Ontario, and have a family of one child"


      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..., 411.

    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..., 668.

    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..., 656.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-2 Page 3.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012193-90.

    6. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-2 Page 3.

    7. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Esther E. Shantz / wife of David Wismer / 1867-1922 / David S. Wismer / 1861-1949 / Wismer

    8. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 1.

    9. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 6.

    10. [S514] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1871, Sect. 1 Page 49.

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

    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..., 409.

    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. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 13 Mar 1845 Pg: 11.
      ERB Ester married 11 Mar 1845 To Samuel SCHANTZ. minister Jacob Huttner

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Oct 1867 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Oct 1889 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., 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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