Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Tobias K. Schantz

Tobias K. Schantz[1, 2]

Male 1842 - 1925  (83 years)

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  • Name Tobias K. Schantz 
    Born 10 Apr 1842  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Name Tobias K. Shantz 
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Miller 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Clerk 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Book Agent 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Book Agent 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Agent 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    United Bretheran 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6960 
    Died 16 Apr 1925  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20164  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Father Benjamin 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  [9
    Family ID F3865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Moyer,   b. 1 Jul 1840, , Haldimand Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1935, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1863  Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Orpheus Moyer Schantz,   b. 24 May 1864, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lydia Mary Etta "Etta" Schantz,   b. 9 Oct 1866, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1900, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     3. Sophia Emma "Sophie" Schantz,   b. 4 May 1869, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Austin Tobias Schantz,   b. 5 Oct 1871, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Franklin Abraham "Frank" Schantz,   b. 12 Jan 1874, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     6. Arthur Benjamin Schantz,   b. 22 Nov 1876, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Florence Annie Catherine Schantz,   b. 28 Dec 1879, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Herbert Cecil Palmer Schantz,   b. 3 May 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F4003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Tobias K. Schantz
    Tobias K. Schantz
    from Ancestry Public Member Trees
    Sunday Dinner 1 January 1922 artifact
    Sunday Dinner 1 January 1922 artifact
    Waterloo Region Museum

  • Notes 
    • Tobias K. Shantz, "was born April 10th, 1842. He is married to Mary Moyer. They reside in Berlin where he is engaged as a book agent. His family consists of eight children, namely: V Orpheus M., born May 24th, 1864, is engaged as receiving clerk with Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co., retail dry goods dealers, Corner State and Washington Streets, Chicago, Illinois. He was married, January 30th, 1889, to Cornelia, daughter of Samuel A. and Melvina D. Flagler of Ottumwa, Iowa, and has a family of one daughter named VI Ruth, born September 30th, 1892, at Morton Park, Illinois, V Etta, V Sophia, V Austin, V Franklin, V Arthur, V Florence, and V Herbert."

      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.].

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      Died/ At Kitchener, Ontario, on Thursday, April 16th,/ 1925, at 11.45 p. m./ Tobias Shantz/ Aged 83 years and 6 days/ The Funeral/ will take place on/ Sunday, April 19, 1925/ at 2.00 p.m./ from his late residence, 43 Schneider Avenue, thence to Mount Hope Cemetery for interment./ Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation

      Funeral Card of Tobas K. Shantz

  • 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..., 439.

    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..., 654.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-11 Page 16.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 22.
      Tobias SCHANTZ Labourer Birthplace: Canada Age 11 Mennonite b. 10-Apr

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 3 Page 7.

    6. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 25 1911 Pg. 9.

    7. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, p 36.

    8. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 1 Page 2.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Apr 1842 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Aug 1863 - Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Miller - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Brethren - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Book Agent - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Brethren - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Book Agent - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agent - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Bretheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Apr 1925 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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