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

Elizabeth Shantz[1]

Female 1842 - 1911  (69 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Shantz 
    Born 15 Mar 1842  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Cressman 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Bible Christian 
    Religion 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6948 
    Died 29 Oct 1911  [6
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I20084  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Bishop Heinrich "Henry" Schantz,   b. 3 Nov 1804, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1877, South Of Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Lydia Martin,   b. 24 Aug 1810, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1899  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1828  [13, 14
    Family ID F2200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Enos C. Cressman,   b. 23 Mar 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1911  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 12, 15
    Children 
     1. Jonas Cressman,   b. 12 Nov 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1935, Wilmot Centre, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Rev. Silas Cressman,   b. 7 Nov 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1935  (Age 68 years)
     3. Isaiah Cressman,   b. 20 Sep 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1869  (Age 0 years)
     4. Lydia Cressman,   b. 13 Feb 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Henry Cressman,   b. 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Salome Cressman,   b. 14 Jan 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1929  (Age 54 years)
     7. Simon Cressman,   b. 19 Feb 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1934, Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     8. Samantha Cressman,   b. 21 Jan 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Eldon Cressman,   b. 17 Jan 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F5008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Shantz, "was born March 15th 1842. On February 9th, 1864, she was married to Enos Cressman."


      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..., 436.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 9.

    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..., 491.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 24 Household Number 105.

    6. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Enos Cressman/ died July 23, 1911/ aged 69 years and 4 Mos/ Elizabeth Shantz/ his wife/ died Oct 29, 1911/ aged 69 years and 7 mos.

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 24.

    8. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 12 Page 10.

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

    10. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 7 Page 56.

    11. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 17.

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Amos Cressman aged 21 res Wilmot born Wilmot son of Samuel and Barbara married 9 feb 1864 to Elizabeth Shantz aged 21 res Dumfries born Dumfries daughter of Henry and Lydia

    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..., 435.

    14. [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..., 43.

    15. [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..., 437.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Mar 1842 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Feb 1864 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Bible Christian - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, 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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