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

Nancy Shantz[1]

Female 1854 - 1885  (30 years)


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  • Name Nancy Shantz 
    Born 18 Sep 1854  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Nancy Shantz 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6744 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Nancy Shantz 
    Died 13 Mar 1885  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Cause: Haemorrhage (10 hours) 
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I386684  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Joshua Y. Shantz,   b. 11 Sep 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Magdalena Martin,   b. 8 Dec 1822, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1840  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F4722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Stauffer Shantz,   b. 13 Feb 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1933, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 11
    Children 
     1. Edwin Simon Shantz,   b. 4 Apr 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1952, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F261900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Sep 1854 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Feb 1877 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Haemorrhage (10 hours) - 13 Mar 1885 - Wilmot Twp., 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 
    • Nancy Shantz, "was born September 18th, 1854. On February 13th, 1877, she was married to Joseph S. Shantz. They resided near Hespeler where she died March 13th, 1885, leaving a family of two sons named."


      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..., 405.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Joseph S Shantz Born: Waterloo Township Age: 26 Father: Simon Shantz Mother: Judith Shantz(a Born Stauffer) Shantz Born: abt 1851 Spouse: Nancy Shantz Age: 22 born: Wilmot Township Father: Joshua Shantz Mother: Magdalena Shantz(a Born Martin) Shantz married 13 Feb 1877

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 45.

    4. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 22.

    5. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate.

    6. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 017171 (1885).
      Name:Nancy Shantz Gender:Female Age:30 Birth Date:abt 1855 Birth Place:Wilmot Tsp, Ontario Death Date:Mar 1885 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    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..., 404.

    8. [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..., 20.

    9. [S68] Bible - Shantz, Joshua & Magdalena Martin.

    10. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 21 Mar 1840:50.
      17 Mar 1840 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Josua Schantz, son of Jacob Schantz near Berlin, Waterloo Tp, to Magdalena Martin, daughter of heinrich Martin, in Woolwich Tp.

    11. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 010936 (1877).
      Name: Joseph S Shantz Age:26 Birth Year:abt 1851 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:13 Feb 1877 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Simon Shantz Mother:Judith Shantz(a Born Stauffer Shantz Spouse:Nancy Shantz