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

Noah W. Shantz[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1854 - 1920  (66 years)


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  • Name Noah W. Shantz 
    Born 10 Aug 1854  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence Bef 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    House of Industry and Refuge 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 12
    inmate 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Old Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6917 
    Died 27 Dec 1920  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10, 11
    Cause: epileptic convulsions - Paralytic stroke 
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I20002  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Esther Wismer,   b. 1 Jun 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1881, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1849  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Family ID F3951  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel Shantz,   b. 27 Mar 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1890, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1876  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
     1. Morris Shantz,   b. 12 Apr 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edmund S. Shantz,   b. 12 Apr 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1943, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Elah S. "Eli" Shantz,   b. 23 Dec 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 92 years)
     4. Daniel S. Shantz,   b. 20 Oct 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1955  (Age 75 years)
     5. Orvie Shantz,   b. 13 Sep 1889, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1907  (Age 17 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1854 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich 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 MapsMarried - 27 Feb 1876 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mennonite - 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 MapsResidence - Bef 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - inmate - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Old Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: epileptic convulsions - Paralytic stroke - 27 Dec 1920 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Noah W. Shantz, "was born August 10th, 1854. On February 27th, 1876, he was married to Rachel Shantz. They resided at Remus, Michigan, thence moved back to Berlin, Ontario, where she died."


      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..., 432.

    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..., 398.

    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..., 661.

    4. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Edmund Shantz.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Rachel C Shantz Born: Waterloo Age: 20 Father: Isaac Shantz Mother: Catherine Shantz Born: abt 1856 Spouse: Noah W Shantz Age: 21 born: Waterloo Father: Daniel Shantz Mother: Cother Shantz married 27 Feb 1876

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 38234-1920.

    7. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Waterloo N. Twp. 1881 Page 16.

    8. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 1.

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

    10. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 22.
      Noah Shantz Died: 27 Dec 1920 Aged 67 Cause: Paralytic Stroke Comment and Remarks: Ed Lippert Buried by Brother

    11. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Noah W.Shantz/ born 1854, died 1920/ his wife/ Rachel Shantz/ born 1856, died 1890

    12. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 2.

    13. [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.

    14. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Benjamin Eby, Mennonist Society, Berlin #148.
      Daniel SHANTZ, to Esther WISSMER, both of Waterloo. 30 Oct. 1849