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

Abraham M. Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1860 - 1913  (52 years)


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  • Name Abraham M. Shantz 
    Born 29 Sep 1860  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Name Abram M. Shantz 
    Name Abram Shantz 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1886  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    tinsmith 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Tinsmith 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Tinsmith 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Tinsmith, Hardware & Tinkerer 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    New Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6786 
    Died 1913  [4, 10
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I19653  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Amos Shantz,   b. 31 May 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1904  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Nancy Moyer,   b. 2 Sep 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1914  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14, 15
    Family ID F4016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Elizabeth Good,   b. 18 Aug 1867, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1886  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
     1. Sylvia Shantz,   b. 16 Jun 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Clarence Shantz,   b. 28 Jun 1896, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Grace Gertrude Shantz,   b. Sep 1901, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1986, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Sep 1860 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - tinsmith - 1886 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jun 1886 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tinsmith - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tinsmith - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tinsmith, Hardware & Tinkerer - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - New Mennonite - 1911 - 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 
    • Abraham Shantz, "was born September 29th, 1860. He is married to Sarah Good. They reside in the town of Berlin where he is engaged in the tinsmith business with C. E. Moyer. His family consists of one child named.."


      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..., 412.

    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..., 713.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-7 Page 10.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Shantz / Abram M. / 1860-1913 / Sarah E Good / his wife / 1866-1946 / at rest

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 23.

    6. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 8.

    7. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 11.

    8. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 38.

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Abraham M Shantz (tinsmith of Berlin) Born: Canada Age: 25 Est. Birth: abt 1861 Father: Amos Shantz Mother: Nancy Shantz married Sarah Elizabeth Good Age:: 19 Est. Birth: abt 1867 Born: United States Father: Jacob G Good Mother: Rosina Good married 15 Jun 1886 Marriage Place: Waterloo, Berlin

    10. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 30 Page 7.

    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..., 411.

    13. [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..., 103.

    14. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Amos Schantz, aged 23, yeoman of Waterloo married 2 Mar 1852, Greenbush by banns to Nancy Meyer aged 18, of Waterloo

    15. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.