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

Abner Gordon Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1877 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Abner Gordon Shantz 
    Born 20 Jun 1877  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    glove maker 
    Occupation 1916  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    clerk 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6876.4 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I19884  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father Menno S. Shantz,   b. 11 Oct 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1937, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Lydia Bricker,   b. 17 Apr 1851, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Apr 1876  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    Family ID F3501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine (Caroline) Guenzler,   b. 17 Aug 1883, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1947, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1916  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F11300  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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..., 426.

    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..., 323.

    3. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, DIV 1 Page 1 Family 1.

    4. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, a-2 pg 4.

    5. [S670] Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, Film Number: 2342718 Digital Folder Number: 4209963 Image Number: 614 Reference Number: v 7 p 256 rn 136561.
      Abner Schantz Age: 39 years Groom's Birth Date: 1877, clerk of Detroit, Groom's Birthplace: Canada Bride's Name: Catherine Guenzler, residence Detroit, Bride's Age: 33 years Bride's Birth Date: 1883 Bride's Birthplace: Marriage Date: 23 Sep 1916 Marriage Place: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Groom's Father: Menno Groom's Mother: Lydia Bride's Father: Charles Bride's Mother: Elizabeth

    6. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 52.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 20 Apr 1876.
      12 Apr 1876 By Pastor Cormany in Breslau, Menno Schantz of Bridgeport was married to Lydia Bricker of Breslau.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jun 1877 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - glove maker - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - clerk - 1916 - Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Sep 1916 - Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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