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

Jacob Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Male 1797 - 1871  (73 years)


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  • Name Jacob Shantz 
    Born 15 Aug 1797  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 069, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6912 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone Image 
    Died 21 Jul 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 7
    Cause: old age 
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I19983  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Christian Shantz,   b. 11 Jul 1769, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1857  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Hannah Paul,   b. 10 Sep 1772, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1845, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1791  [9
    Family ID F4993  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah Schneider,   b. 4 Jun 1804, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1837, Near Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1824  [1
    Children 
     1. Lydia Shantz,   b. 1 Mar 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Daniel Shantz,   b. 30 Mar 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Hannah Shantz,   b. 12 Jun 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1924  (Age 95 years)
     4. Susannah Shantz,   b. 2 Jun 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1911  (Age 80 years)
     5. Rachel Shantz,   b. 19 Jul 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1900  (Age 66 years)
     6. Abraham Shantz,   b. 13 Oct 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 ?,   b. CA 1798,   d. Bef 1871  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Children 
     1. Hannah Shantz,   b. 1829, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F274075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Shantz, "was born August 15th, 1797. On March 2nd, 1824, he was married to Susannah, daughter of Jacob and Mary (Erb) Schneider. She was born June 4th, 1804, and died April 2nd, 1837. After their marriage they settled on lot No. 69, German Company's Tract, about two miles east of Bloomingdale, Ontario., where he died July 21st, 1871."


      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..., 431.

    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..., 335.

    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..., 21.

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, as recorded by Eldon Weber for the Waterloo Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 65.

    6. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 7 Page 44.

    7. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      [Front/West] Zum Andenken/ Jacob Schantz Jr./ geb 15, Aug. 1797;/ gest 21, July 1871;/ Alt 73 Jah. 11 Mo/ und 6 Tage/ Ruhe wohl in deiner Brust bis/ dich dein Heiland wieder ruft

    8. [S2746] aaaaWaterloo Township 1871, Sect. 2 Page 30.

    9. [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..., 430.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Aug 1797 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1851 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 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 MapsResidence - - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 069, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - 21 Jul 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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