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

Abraham K. Shantz[1]

Male 1844 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Abraham K. Shantz 
    Born 20 Sep 1844  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6961 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I20178  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    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 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1833  [3
    Family ID F3865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ankony,   b. Abt 1844, Of, Colorado City, Pueblo, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Luella Jane Shantz,   b. Abt 1872,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Dr. Homer Leroy Shantz,   b. 24 Jan 1876, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1958, Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F5024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1844 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Abraham K. Shantz, "was born September 20th, 1844. He is married to Mary Ankony and resides at Colorado City, Colorado, where he works with the carpenters.."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 439.

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 22.
      Abraham SCHANTZ Birthplace: Canada Age 8 Mennonite b. 20-Sep

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