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

Joseph S. Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Male 1830 - 1886  (56 years)


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  • Name Joseph S. Shantz 
    Born 15 May 1830  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer, Mill Owner 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6889 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone Image 
    Died 2 Oct 1886  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I19928  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Joseph R. Shantz,   b. 24 Jun 1795, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1882  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Catharine Schneider,   b. 12 Feb 1799, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1881, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 8 Jul 1817  [9, 10
    Family ID F806  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Martin,   b. 29 Nov 1834, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1902  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1855  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Lydia Shantz,   b. 10 Mar 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1928  (Age 71 years)
     2. Israel Shantz,   b. 17 Dec 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1864  (Age 5 years)
     3. Cyrus Shantz,   b. 29 Jan 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1937, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Susannah Shantz,   b. 4 Mar 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1924  (Age 61 years)
     5. Jesse Shantz,   b. 8 Nov 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1928  (Age 61 years)
     6. Mary Ann Shantz,   b. 11 Oct 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1948, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Shantz, "was born May 15th, 1830. On November 6th, 1855, he was married to Catharine Martin who was born November 29th, 1836. Soon after his marriage he moved on his father's farm, north-west of Waterloo, where he was engaged in farming and sawing. Here he resided until his death which took place October 2nd, 1886. To them was born a family of six 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..., 428.

    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..., 695.

    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..., 22.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 27.

    5. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 45.

    6. [S2222] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township (North) - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 8.

    7. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 32.

    8. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    9. [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..., 341.

    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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 May 1830 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, Mill Owner - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - 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 MapsDied - 2 Oct 1886 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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