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

Veronica Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Female 1789 - 1876  (86 years)


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  • Name Veronica Shantz 
    Born 14 Nov 1789  Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Fanny Shantz  [6
    Name Veronica Biehn 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6847 
    Died 27 Jul 1876  Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 7
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I19829  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Isaac Shantz,   b. 14 Jan 1748, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1802, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Barbara Rife,   b. 12 Sep 1753, Of, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1820, South Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 4 May 1774  [8
    Family ID F3031  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abraham Biehn,   b. 7 Feb 1781, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1808  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Moses Biehn,   b. 24 Jul 1809, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. Sarah Biehn,   b. 25 Dec 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1889  (Age 77 years)
     3. Aaron S. Biehn, Sr.,   b. 16 Mar 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1897  (Age 83 years)
     4. Mary Biehn,   b. 30 Sep 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1906  (Age 89 years)
     5. Barbara Biehn,   b. 7 Apr 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1858  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F4214  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Veronica Shantz, "was born November 14th, 1789. In 1808 she was married to Abraham Biehn, a farmer. They resided near Doon where she died July 27th, 1876."


      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..., 421.

    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..., 262.

    3. [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..., 45.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Hier Ruhet / Veronica Shantz / Ehrefrau von / Abram Biehn / geb. 14 Nov. 1789 / gest. 27 Juli 1876 / Alter 86 Jah 8 Mo.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 21.

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 3 Aug 1876.
      Died 27 Jul 1876 By Doon, Veronika Biehn died at the age of 86 years, 8 months, 13 days.

    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..., 374.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Nov 1789 - Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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