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

David Shantz[1, 2, 3]

Male 1845 - 1909  (64 years)


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  • Name David Shantz 
    Born 29 May 1845  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6949 
    Died 31 May 1909  [5
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I20086  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 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  [10, 11
    Family ID F2200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah Detweiler,   b. 12 Feb 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1900  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1869  [1
    Children 
     1. Susannah Shantz,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Minerva Shantz,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lydia Shantz,   b. 7 Apr 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926  (Age 54 years)
     4. Rudolph Shantz,   b. 1 Jun 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Albert Shantz,   b. 24 Aug 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1941  (Age 67 years)
     6. Elmer Shantz,   b. 26 May 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1927  (Age 50 years)
     7. Henry Shantz,   b. 21 Apr 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1946, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     8. Maria Shantz,   b. 26 May 1883, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1953  (Age 70 years)
     9. Elvina Shantz,   b. 12 May 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F5454  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 ?,   b. Abt 1845,   d. Bef 1901  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Children 
     1. Albert Shantz,   b. 24 Aug 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1941  (Age 67 years)
     2. Henry Shantz,   b. 21 Apr 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1946, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Maria Shantz,   b. 26 May 1883, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1953  (Age 70 years)
     4. Alvina Shantz,   b. 12 May 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F24235  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David Shantz, "was born May 29th, 1845. He was married to Susannah Detweiler, November 16th 1869. They reside near Strasburg where he is engaged in farming. Their family consists of nine 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..., 437.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    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..., 514.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 6.

    5. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In/ memory of/ David Shantz/ born May 29, 1845/ died/ May 31, 1909/ aged/ 64 years & 2 dys

    6. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 6.

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

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

    9. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 58.

    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..., 435.

    11. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 May 1845 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 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 - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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