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

Ezra S. Shantz[1]

Male 1858 - 1895  (36 years)


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  • Name Ezra S. Shantz 
    Born 7 Aug 1858  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    O Methodist 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6858 
    Died 10 May 1895  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Person ID I19852  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 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  [7, 8
    Family ID F2937  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Ann Stauffer,   b. 14 Dec 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 15 Mar 1888  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Children 
     1. Winnie Unis Shantz,   b. 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Susannah Marilla Shantz,   b. 10 May 1890, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lorne Shantz,   b. 29 Aug 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Burton Shantz,   b. Mar 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F2954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ezra S. Shantz, "was born August 7th, 1858. On March 15th, 1888, he was married to Lydia Ann, daughter of Levi and Hester (Snyder) Stauffer. She was born December 14th, 1862. They resided near Haysville, Ontario, where he was engaged in farming until his death which took place May 10th, 1895, leaving a family of four 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..., 424.

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

    3. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 14.

    4. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 2.

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

    6. [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..., 515.

    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..., 422.

    8. [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

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Lydia Ann Stauffer Born: Waterloo Age: 26 Father: Levi Stauffer Mother: Esther Stauffer Born: abt 1862 Spouse: Ezra S Schantz Age: 29 born: Wilmot Father: Simon Schantz Mother: Judith Schantz married 14 Mar 1888

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Aug 1858 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1888 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - 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 MapsDied - 10 May 1895 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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