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

Joseph S. Shantz[1]

Male 1872 - 1939  (66 years)


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  • Name Joseph S. Shantz 
    Born 21 Jun 1872  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Not Given 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Commercial Traveller, Furniture 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    New Mennonite 
    Residence 1939  61 Cameron St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6844 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Joseph S. Shantz 
    Died 20 May 1939  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 I19823  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  [5, 6
    Family ID F4972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Snyder,   b. 10 Feb 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1902  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lorne I. Shantz,   b. Apr 1905, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1992  (Age ~ 86 years)
     2. Harold Shantz,   b. Aug 1906, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Rev. Ward Montford Shantz,   b. 6 Dec 1910, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 2009, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F40537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jun 1872 - 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 - Not Given - 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 MapsMarried - 16 Sep 1902 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Commercial Traveller, Furniture - 1911 - 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 MapsResidence - 1939 - 61 Cameron St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 May 1939 - 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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  • Notes 
    • Joseph S. Shantz, "was born June 21st, 1872. He is unmarried and is engaged as a clerk with Mr. A. S. Hallman."


      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.].

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      Joseph S. Shantz - Following a lengthy illness, Joseph S. Shantz, age 66, 61 Cameron street north, Kitchener, died Saturday. A son of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac B. Shantz, deceased was born in Waterloo County on June 21, 1872. He was married to Martha E. Snyder at Elmira in September, 1902. Mr. Shantz was a well-known furniture traveller [sic] for many years. He was a member of Bethany Mennonite church. Surviving are his widow, three sons, Lorne I., and Harold J., both of Woodstock, and Rev. Ward of Toronto and four grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Monday to Bethany Mennonite church with interment in Woodland Cemetery. Rev. C. N. Good, pastor of the church, officiated.

      The Waterloo Chronicle May 26 1939 pg 3

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

    3. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 5.

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

    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..., 419.

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