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

Catharine Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1847 - 1924  (77 years)


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  • Name Catharine Shantz 
    Born 28 Sep 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Catharine Schmidt 
    Religion 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Methodist 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    O Methodist 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6852 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Catherine Shantz 
    Died 16 Oct 1924  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I19840  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Simon S. Shantz,   b. 15 May 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Judith Stauffer,   b. 1 Aug 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Family ID F2937  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jacob B. Schmidt,   b. 28 Nov 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1925  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1886  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 12
    Children 
     1. Simon Schmidt,   b. 1890, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1892  (Age 2 years)
     2. Ida Schmidt,   b. 2 Feb 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1649  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Sep 1847 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - O Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Oct 1886 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Oct 1924 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Catharine Shantz, "was born September 28, 1847. She is married to Jacob Schmitt, a farmer. They reside north of Baden and have a family of one child."


      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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      Schmidtt. - Catherine Shantz, beloved wife of Jacob B. Schmitt, was born Sep. 28, 1847. She was married Oct. 30, 1886. This union was blessed with 3 children (2 predeceased). She died, after a short illness, at her home near Baden, Ont., Oct. 16, 1924; aged 77 y. 18 d. She leaves a deeply bereaved husband, 1 daughter, 3 step-daughters, 3 step-sons, 6 grandchildren, 29 step-grandchildren, 7 step-great-grandchildren, 1 sister, and 2 brothers. Funeral services were conducted Oct. 19 by Orphen Wismer (Jno. 14), Mannassah Hallman, and Jonas Snider. Text, Heb. 11: 16. Interment in the Shantz Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XVII, No. 36 - December 11, 1924 - pages 735, 736

  • 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..., 423.

    2. [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..., 265.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 13.

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 36.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 11, 1924 - Obituary of Catharine Shantz.

    6. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 9 Page 3.

    7. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 16.

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 14.

    9. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 6 Page 36.

    10. [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..., 422.

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner, Lutheran Minister, Preston report 53.
      Simon Schontz, to Judit Shauffer, both of Waterloo. 4 Mar. 1845

    12. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 21, 1926 - Obituary of Jacob B. Schmitt.