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

Nancy Detweiler[1, 2]

Female 1816 - 1856  (39 years)


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  • Name Nancy Detweiler 
    Born 8 Mar 1816  Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Anna Detweiler 
    Name Nancy Shantz 
    Eby ID Number 00029-2302 
    Died 17 Feb 1856  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Buried Shantz's Meeting House Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I22862  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Rev. Jacob Detweiler,   b. 25 Nov 1778, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1858, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Susannah Rosenberger,   b. 15 Jan 1781, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1847, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1803  [5
    Family ID F5427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John C. Shantz,   b. 23 Oct 1807, South Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1875  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 12 Jan 1833  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Benjamin D. Shantz,   b. 20 Aug 1833, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1889, Wordsworth, Huron Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Mary Ann Shantz,   b. 24 Aug 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1917, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Abraham D. Shantz,   b. 6 Mar 1836, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Aaron D. Shantz,   b. 17 Sep 1837, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1844  (Age 6 years)
     5. John D. Shantz,   b. 4 Oct 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1923, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     6. Enoch Donald Shantz,   b. 6 Aug 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1920, Foremost, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Magdalena Shantz,   b. 26 Mar 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1916  (Age 73 years)
     8. Menno D. Shantz,   b. 3 Nov 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1911  (Age 66 years)
     9. Susannah Shantz,   b. 8 Mar 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1886, Near Port Elgin, Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     10. Lydia D. Shantz,   b. 11 Apr 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1932, Pembroke, Pembroke Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     11. Nancy D. Shantz,   b. 15 Mar 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1910  (Age 59 years)
     12. Sarah D. Shantz,   b. 3 Jun 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1921, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5494  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Anna Detweiler, was born March 8th, 1816. On January 12 1833, she was married to John C. Shantz who was born October 23rd, 1807, and died April 17th, 1875. They resided in Wilmot Township where she died, February 17th, 1856, leaving a family of twelve children, namely: VI Benjamin D., VI Mary Ann, VI Abraham D., VI Aaron (dead, VI John D., VI Enoch D., VI Magdalena, VI Menno D., VI Susannah, VI Lydia, VI Nancy, and VI Sarah. "


      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..., 387.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    3. [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..., 522.

    4. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      Anna/ wife of/ John C. Shantz/ Died/ Feby. 17, 1856/ aged 39 years, 11 Mo./ 9 Days./

    5. [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..., 516.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1816 - Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Feb 1856 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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