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

Aaron E. Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Male 1844 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Aaron E. Shantz 
    Born 9 Sep 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1869  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Merchant 
    Occupation 1881  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    clerk 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6814 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I19723  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Samuel Shantz,   b. 16 Jan 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1895  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Susannah Erb,   b. 13 Nov 1810, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1830  [3, 10, 11
    Family ID F4139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Veronica "Fannie" Eby,   b. 19 Sep 1843, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1885, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1869  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6, 12
    Children 
     1. Malinda Shantz
     2. Jacob Shantz
     3. Edwin Shantz
     4. Annie Nettie Shantz,   b. 25 Feb 1870, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ella Adaline Shantz,   b. 26 Nov 1874, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ida B. Shantz,   b. 1877, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elsie Shantz,   b. 1880, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Edith Ella Shantz,   b. 24 Jun 1882, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Walter Shantz,   b. 27 Oct 1885, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Fannie May Flanaghan,   b. Abt 1844,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Fannie May Shantz,   b. 4 Jun 1887, Morden, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4955  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Unknown Ried,   b. Abt 1844,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Nellie Gassion,   b. 30 May 1858, , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Colon Gassion Shantz,   b. 7 Apr 1899, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Sep 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1869 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Mar 1869 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - clerk - 1881 - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Aaron E. Shantz, "was born September 9th, 1844. On March 28th, 1869, he was married to Veronica Eby who was born September 19th 1843, and died in Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 16th 1885. After her decease he was married to Fannie May Flanaghan who died a few years after their marriage. Some time after the decease of his second wife he was again married to a Mrs. Ried who died a few years ago. In spring of 1895 he was married the fourth time to Nellie Gasgone, widow of the late John Hagen. They reside in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he is engaged in the mercantile business. His family consisted of nine 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..., 416.

    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..., 558.

    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..., 636.

    4. [S230] Census - Manitoba - 1901, District: MB WINNIPEG (City/Cité) (#12) Subdistrict: Ward/Quartier No. 4 d-21 Page 8.
      Birth date given as 12 Oct 1857

    5. [S462] Census - Manitoba - 1881, Winnipeg, Selkirk, Manitoba Film 1375918 District 183 Sub-district C Division 2 Page 53 Household Number 235.

    6. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Bridegroom Name: Aron E. Schantz Age: 24 Res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Samuel & Sussana Schantz Bride: Name: Fany Eby Age: 25 Res: Waterloo Place of Birth: Berlin Names of Parents: Elias & Anna Eby Witness(S): Name: Fred. Gaukel Res: Berlin Name: Alfred Ahrens Res: Berlin Date of Marriage: March 28, 1869

    7. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 76.

    8. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 3 Page 17.

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 1 Apr 1869.
      Mar. 28, 1869 Aaron E. Schantz of Waterloo Tp. and Fanny Eby of Bridgeport, by Rev. Tuerk

    10. [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..., 413.

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner, Lutheran Minister, Preston report 53.
      Samuel Shantz, to Rebecka Rudy, both of Waterloo. 25 Mar. 1845.

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 01 Apr 1869.
      28 Mar 1869 By Rev. Tuerk, Aaron E. Schantz of Waterloo Township was married to Fanny Eby of Bridgeport.