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

Catharine "Catherine" Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1836 - 1917  (80 years)


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  • Name Catharine "Catherine" Shantz 
    Born 17 May 1836  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/44339199 
    Name Catharine "Catherine" Eby 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    New Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6957 
    Died 28 Feb 1917  [8, 9, 10
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Person ID I20146  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Benjamin P. Shantz,   b. 21 Sep 1811, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1868, , Dallas County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Lydia Kolb,   b. 13 May 1814, Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1862, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1833  [11
    Family ID F3865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Solomon Eby,   b. 15 May 1834, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1931, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1855  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Lovina Eby,   b. , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1896
     2. Priscilla Eby,   b. , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1896
     3. Franklin Eby,   b. , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1896
     4. Lydia Eby,   b. Nov 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1940  (Age ~ 82 years)
     5. Hannah Eby,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1896  (Age < 36 years)
     6. Josiah Eby,   b. 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 82 years)
     7. Jeremiah S. Eby,   b. 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 87 years)
     8. Magdelena Eby,   b. 19 Jan 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1888, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     9. J?o Eby,   b. 1868/1869 (?), , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Fannie Eby,   b. 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1896  (Age < 26 years)
     11. Sarah Ann Eby,   b. 6 Dec 1872, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1902  (Age 29 years)
     12. Nellie Eby,   b. 18 Mar 1877, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1925, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     13. Ida May Eby,   b. 18 May 1879, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1956  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F5019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Catharine Shantz, "was born May 17th 1836. She is married to Rev. Solomon Eby. They reside at Bethel, Ontario."

      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..., 438.

    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..., 603.

    3. [S271] Census - ON, Bruce - 1881, Saugeen, Bruce North, Ontario Film 1375911 District 177 Sub-district C Division 2 Page Number 14 Household Number 51+.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      The Lord is / my shepherd / Eby / Rev. Solomon Eby / 1834-1931 / husband of / Catherine Shantz / 1836-1917 / their daughter / Lydia Eby / 1940 / Burial Card: Solomon, Feb.10, 1931; Lydia, Apr.18, 1940)

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Mother / Catherine / Shantz / beloved wife of / Elder S. Eby / born / May 17, 1836 / died / Feb.29, 1917 / aged / 81 yrs. 7 m. / 12 days

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 22.
      Katharina SCHANTZ Birthplace: Canada Age 16 Mennonite b. 17-May

    7. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 9.

    8. [S3231] Find A Grave, E, Cemetery, F., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, F. (1836). Catherine Shantz Eby (1836-1917) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 13 May 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/44339199/catherine-eby.

    9. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    10. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 19.

    11. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Kolb family bible.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 May 1836 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jun 1855 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - New Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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