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

Isaac B. Shantz[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1827 - 1917  (89 years)


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  • Name Isaac B. Shantz 
    Born 18 May 1827  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1850  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    farmer 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    New Mennonite 
    Retired 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00110-6834 
    Died 1 Mar 1917  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Apoplexy 4 days 
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19792  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Isaac Shantz,   b. 23 Apr 1783, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1854, South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Esther Bechtel,   b. 2 Feb 1786, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1808  [4, 14
    Family ID F4138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Magdalena Latschaw,   b. 3 Apr 1832, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1856  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1850  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 12
    Children 
     1. Hannah Shantz,   b. 19 Jun 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1885, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     2. Amos Shantz,   b. 11 May 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1856  (Age 2 years)
     3. Veronica Shantz,   b. 11 Jul 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1856  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4266  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maria "Mary" Shantz,   b. 17 Jun 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1885  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1856  [1, 9
    Children 
     1. Hannah Schantz,   b. 1851, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lydia S. Shantz,   b. 9 Nov 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Barbara Shantz,   b. 26 Nov 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1937, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Ezra S. Shantz,   b. 28 Aug 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Magdalena Shantz,   b. 10 Oct 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1883  (Age 18 years)
     6. Rachel Shantz,   b. 18 Nov 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1872  (Age 4 years)
     7. William Shantz,   b. 28 Dec 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Joseph S. Shantz,   b. 21 Jun 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1939, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Isaac B. Shantz, "was born near Berlin, Ontario, May 18th, 1827. On October 1st, 1850, he was married to Magdalena Latschaw who was born April 3rd, 1832, and died February 22nd, 1856. On December 12th, 1856, he was again married to Maria Shants who was born June 17th, 1827, and died December 23rd, 1885. At present Mr. Shantz resides in the town of Berlin where he is living retired. His family consisted of ten children, three of whom were born unto his first wife."


      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..., 419.

    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..., 870.

    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..., 134.

    4. [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..., 224.

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

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 18.
      Isaac Jn. SCHANTZ Farmer Birthplace: Canada Age 24 Mennonite b. 8-May
      Magdalena SCHANTZ Birthplace: Canada Age 20 Mennonite b. 3-Apr
      Hanah SCHANTZ Birthplace: Canada Age 1 Mennonite b. 19-Jun
      Henry MECKOY Farmer Birthplace: Canada Age 19 Presbyterian b.
      Elisabetha REICHERT Birthplace: Germany Age 13 Lutheran b. 8-Aug
      Samuel HERNER Birthplace: Canada Age 9 Mennonite

    7. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 35.

    8. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 13.

    9. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 6.

    10. [S2222] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township (North) - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 32.

    11. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 24.

    12. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Isaac B. Schantz aged 23, farmer of Waterloo married 1 Oct 1850 to Magdalena Latschar aged 16 of Waterloo.

    13. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 18.

    14. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 May 1827 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1850 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Oct 1850 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 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 MapsRetired - 1901 - 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 MapsRetired - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Apoplexy 4 days - 1 Mar 1917 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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