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

David P. Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Male 1802 - 1873  (70 years)


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  • Name David P. Shantz 
    Born 10 Jul 1802  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6928 
    Died 27 Jun 1873  Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I20038  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Christian Shantz,   b. 11 Jul 1769, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (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  [7
    Family ID F4993  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Biehn,   b. 25 Dec 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1889  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1828  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Rachel Shantz,   b. 15 Jul 1828, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1902, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Veronica "Fanny" Shantz,   b. 11 Nov 1830, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Hannah Shantz,   b. 17 Mar 1834, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1891, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     4. Jacob B. Shantz,   b. 28 Jul 1836, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1866  (Age 30 years)
     5. Benjamin B. Shantz,   b. 30 Sep 1838, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1908, Payette, Payette, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Sarah "Sally" Shantz,   b. 3 Jan 1841, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1894, Langdon, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     7. Mary Shantz,   b. 2 Apr 1843, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1868, , Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     8. Phoebe Shantz,   b. 7 Jun 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1936, Point Edward, Lambton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     9. Abraham B. Shantz,   b. 16 Apr 1847, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Isaac B. Shantz,   b. 30 Aug 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Moses Shantz,   b. 1851, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Hiram B. Shantz,   b. 21 Nov 1851, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. David B. Shantz,   b. 2 Jun 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Henry B. Shantz,   b. 21 May 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4217  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David Shantz, "was born July 10th, 1802. On January 8th, 1828, he was married to Sarah, daughter of Abraham and Veronica (Shantz) Biehn. She was born December 25th, 1811, and died June 6th, 1889. They resided in Plattsville, Oxford County, Ontario, where he died June 27th, 1873. To them was born a large family"


      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..., 433.

    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..., 262.

    3. [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..., 383.

    4. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of David P. Shantz died June 27 1873 aged 70 yr 11 mo & 17 d.

    5. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 17.

    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..., 434.

    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..., 430.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jul 1802 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jun 1873 - Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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