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

Barbara Shantz[1]

Female 1859 - 1937  (77 years)


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  • Name Barbara Shantz 
    Born 26 Nov 1859  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Barbara Kaercher 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1937  106 Weber St. E., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6839 
    Died 21 Mar 1937  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19808  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Isaac B. Shantz,   b. 18 May 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1917, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother 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  [5, 8
    Family ID F4972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Kaercher,   b. 1 Dec 1855, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Dec 1884  [7
    Children 
     1. Edna Kercher,   b. 21 Apr 1887, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lloyd S. Karcher,   b. 12 Aug 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977  (Age 85 years)
     3. John Roy "Roy" Karcher,   b. 27 Sep 1897, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1982  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F4975  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Barbara Shantz, "was born November 26th, 1859. She is married to John Kercher. They reside on the old 'Henry Wismer Place' near Centreville, where he is engaged in farming. They have two 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..., 420.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 15.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11744-85.
      John KERCHER, 29, farmer, Blenheim twp., same, s/o Michael & Mary, married Barbara SHANTZ, 25, Waterloo twp., same, d/o Isaac B. & Mariah, witn: Isaac B. SHANTZ & Daniel KESSELRING, both of Waterloo twp., 23 Dec 1884 at res of Isaac B. SHANTZ (Mennonite)

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

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

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

    7. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 1 Page 29.

    8. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Nov 1859 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1937 - 106 Weber St. E., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Mar 1937 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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