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

Benjamin K. Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1846 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Benjamin K. Shantz 
    Born 5 Dec 1846  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6962 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I20182  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  [5
    Family ID F3865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Eby,   b. 10 May 1852, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Sep 1877  Wallace Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Oscar Shantz
     2. Martha Shantz
     3. Franklin Shantz
     4. Noah Shantz
     5. Herbert Shantz
     6. Luella Shantz
     7. Allan Shantz
     8. Edna Shantz
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F5025  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Dec 1846 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Benjamin K. Shantz, "was born December 5th, 1846. He is married to Mary Eby and resides at Port Elgin, Ontario, where he is engaged as a carpenter and builder."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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. [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..., 589.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 8712-77.
      Benjamin SCHANTZ, 30, carpenter, Waterloo, Port Elgin, s/o Benjamin & Lydia, married Mary EBY, 25, Waterloo, Saugeen, d/o Jacob & Ann, witn: Christian & Lydia EBY of Wallace, 25 Sept 1877 at Wallace (Mennonite)

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 22.
      Benjamin SCHANTZ Birthplace: Canada Age 6 Mennonite b. 5-Dec

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