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

Esther Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1847 - 1932  (84 years)


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  • Name Esther Shantz 
    Born 27 Dec 1847  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Name Esther Shoemaker 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1870  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Ch. of England 
    Religion 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    C. Methodist 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Methodist 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Methodist 
    Residence 1921  93 Scott St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Eby ID Number 00110-6816 
    Died 6 Jan 1932  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19742  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    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 Rebecca Rudy,   b. 29 Oct 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1899  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Family ID F316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Menno M. Shoemaker,   b. 8 Mar 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1924, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1870  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 11, 16
    Children 
     1. Allen Shoemaker,   b. 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Samuel Allan Shoemaker,   b. 8 Jan 1872, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1893, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     3. Rebecca Mary Shoemaker,   b. 6 Mar 1874, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1936, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Clara Shoemaker,   b. 28 Apr 1876, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Emma Lorraine Shoemaker,   b. 4 Dec 1880, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1951  (Age 70 years)
     6. Harvey Shoemaker,   b. 15 Jul 1886, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Olive Esther Shoemaker,   b. 25 Apr 1898, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Esther Shantz, "was born December 27th, 1847. On November 29th, 1871, she was married to Menno Shoemaker."


      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..., 417.

    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..., 475.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-5 Page 2.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 31.
      Esther SHANTZ Birthplace: Canada Age 5 Mennonite b. 27-Dec

    5. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Bridegroom Name: Menno Schuhmacher Age: 25 Res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Abraham & Mary Schuhmacher Bride: Name: Ester Schantz Age: 22 Res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Sam. & Rebeca Schantz Witness(S): Name: Sam. Bowmann Res: Waterloo Tp. Name: Emilia Schantz Res: Waterloo Tp. Date of Marriage: Nvo. 29, 1870

    6. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div. 2 Pg. 55.

    7. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 36 Page 13.

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

    9. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 15.

    10. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub District 29 Page 19.

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

    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..., 413.

    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..., 206.

    14. [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.

    15. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 11.

    16. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 15 Dec 1870.
      Nov. 29, 1870 Esther Schantz and Menno Schneider [should read Shoemaker], both of Waterloo Tp., by Rev. Tuerk

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Dec 1847 - 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 - 1870 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Nov 1870 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Ch. of England - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Methodist - 1881 - 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 MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jan 1932 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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