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

Jeremiah Shantz

Male 1888 - 1968  (79 years)


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  • Name Jeremiah Shantz 
    Born 5 Jul 1888  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1952  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-24154 
    Died 30 Jun 1968  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I24154  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Wendel S. Shantz,   b. 4 May 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1927, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Shantz,   b. 31 Jul 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1924  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1869  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Family ID F4899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Weber,   b. 14 Feb 1885, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1914  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Cora Shantz,   b. 25 Oct 1921, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1948, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F37106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1888 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Sep 1914 - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1952 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jun 1968 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Shantz.- Jeremiah, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Shantz, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., July 5, 1888; died at Coutts Pavilion, Kitchener, Ont., after an extended illness, June 30, 1968; aged 79 y. 11 m. 25 d. He was married to Maryann Weber, who died in 1961. Surviving are 2 sons (Abner and Earl) and 5 grandchildren. One daughter preceded him in death. He was a member of the Shantz Church, where funeral services were held July 3, with Leslie Witmer and Lester Kehl officiating

      Gospel Herald - Volume LXI, Number 29 - July 23, 1968, pages 675, 676.

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 2.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 23, 1968 - Obituary of Jeremiah Shantz.

    3. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 2.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, September 2, 1952 - Obituary of Veronica Shantz.

    5. [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..., 391.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 17, 1927 - Obituary of Wendel S. Shantz.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 9 Dec 1869.
      Nov. 28, 1869 Marianna Schantz and Wendelinus Schantz, both of Wilmot Tp., by Rev. Hoelsche

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, FEBRUARY 21, 1961 - Obituary of Mary Ann Weber.