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

Rebecca Shantz[1]

Female 1815 - 1876  (61 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Shantz 
    Born 3 Mar 1815  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Rebecca Martin 
    Residence 1836  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6971 
    Died 23 Jun 1876  South Of St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I20207  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Christian Shantz,   b. 11 Jul 1769, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1857  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Hannah Paul,   b. 10 Sep 1772, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1845, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1791  [7
    Family ID F4993  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deacon David Z. Martin,   b. 30 Aug 1815, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1894  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Children 
     1. Rachel Martin,   b. 7 May 1839, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1921  (Age 82 years)
     2. Absalom Martin,   b. 1 Nov 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1887  (Age 46 years)
     3. Henry Martin,   b. 4 Sep 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1845  (Age 2 years)
     4. Rev. Josiah Martin,   b. 13 Aug 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age 72 years)
     5. David Martin,   b. 22 Apr 1847, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1850  (Age 2 years)
     6. Rev. Paul S. Martin,   b. 14 Feb 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1914  (Age 65 years)
     7. Lydia Martin,   b. 11 May 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1915  (Age 64 years)
     8. Christian Martin,   b. 6 Jun 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Rebecca S. Martin,   b. 10 Oct 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1947  (Age 90 years)
     10. Manasseh Martin,   b. 29 Sep 1859, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1925, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F5029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Mar 1815 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1836 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Sep 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rebecca Shantz, "the youngest daughter of old Christian and Hannah (Paul) Shantz, was born March 3rd, 1815. She was married to David Martin. They resided south of St. Jacobs where she died June 23rd, 1876."


      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..., 440.

    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..., 48.

    3. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    4. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 3.

    5. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, District 13 Page 109.

    6. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 13 Sep 1838:39.
      2 Sept 1838 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. David Martin, Woolwich Tp, to Miss Rebecca Schantz, Waterloo Tp.

    7. [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..., 430.