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

Simon R. Shantz[1]

Male 1871 - 1926  (55 years)


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  • Name Simon R. Shantz 
    Born 28 Apr 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Not Given 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6826 
    Died 29 Oct 1926  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19779  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 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 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  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Family ID F316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Elizabeth Knorr,   b. 7 Nov 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 30 Aug 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Alberta May Shantz,   b. 8 Jan 1893, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edgar Shantz,   b. 11 Apr 1896, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1897  (Age 0 years)
     3. Bessie Louella Shantz,   b. 28 Apr 1898, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1961, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. Harold Hugh Shantz,   b. 31 Mar 1902, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1963, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F4967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Simon R. Shantz, "was born April 28th, 1871. He is married to Lydia Ann Knorr. They reside on part of the old homestead where he is engaged in farming. They have 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..., 418.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 5.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011718-91.
      Simon SCHANTZ, 20, farmer, Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Twp, s/o Samuel & Rebecca married Anna Elizabeth KNORR, 19, Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Twp, d/o Peter & Barbara, witn Theodore, Lena & George KNORR of Waterloo Twp & Mary WAGNER of Waterloo, 30 August 1891 in Waterloo.

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

    5. [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.

    6. [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.

    7. [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.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Apr 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Not Given - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Aug 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 MapsDied - 29 Oct 1926 - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
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