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

Ezra S. Shantz[1]

Male 1862 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Ezra S. Shantz 
    Born 28 Aug 1862  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1888  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6840 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I19812  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    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  [7, 8
    Family ID F4972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lydia Hunsberger,   b. 6 Nov 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Sep 1888  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Phares Shantz,   b. 15 Sep 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elmer Shantz,   b. 19 Aug 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Herbert Shantz,   b. 2 Nov 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Claude H. Shantz,   b. 9 Aug 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4976  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lizzie Hunsberger,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Sep 1888  [6
    Children 
     1. Alma Shantz,   b. 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F263078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Aug 1862 - 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 MapsOccupation - farmer - 1888 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Sep 1888 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Ezra S. Shantz, "was born August 28th, 1862. He is married to Lydia Honsberger and resides on his father's old homestead several miles west of the town of Waterloo, where he is engaged in farming. His family consists of three 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. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 3.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012120-89.
      Ezra Shantz, 26, Farmer, Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Twp, son of Isaac and Maria Married Lydia Hunsperger, 20, Wilmot Twp, Waterloo Twp, daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth, Witn Enos Hunsperger and Lydia Shantz Both Of Waterloo Twp, 19 September 1888 In Waterloo Twp.

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

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

    6. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 45.

    7. [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.

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