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

Hannah Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1864 - 1938  (74 years)


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  • Name Hannah Shantz 
    Born 10 Apr 1864  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Anna Shantz 
    Name Hannah Bowman 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00085-5036.2 
    Died 12 Dec 1938  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I4226  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Aaron S. Shantz,   b. 27 May 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1917  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Barbara Nahrgang,   b. 31 Dec 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1863  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F1343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Benjamin S. Bowman,   b. 15 Jan 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1936, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1883  [4
    Children 
     1. Minerva Bowman,   b. Jan 1885, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Weston Bowman,   b. May 1887, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Annie Bowman,   b. 9 Nov 1889, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Aaron Bowman,   b. Abt 1892,   d. 31 Aug 1968  (Age ~ 76 years)
     5. Tobias S. Bowman,   b. 6 Dec 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1968, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F2107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bowman -- Hannah, daughter of the late Aaron and Barbara (Nahrgang) Shantz, was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., on April 10, 1864; died Dec. 12, 1938, at her home near Haysville, Ont., in her 75th year. She had been in failing health for a number of years. On Oct. 30, 1883, she was married to Benjamin Bowman who predeceased her a little over two years ago. Sister Bowman was a faithful, active member of the Mennonite Church since her youth. Surviving are 3 sons (Weston of Toronto, Tobias of Kitchener, and Aaron on the homestead), 2 daughters (Mrs. Titus Rosenberger of Saskatchewan and Anna at home), 5 sisters, and 14 grandchildren. One sister predeceased her. Funeral services were held Dec. 15 from the home to the Geiger Mennonite Church in charge of Bro. M. H. Roth, assisted by Bro. M. Hallman. Text, John 14: 1-3. Burial in adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald January 12, 1939 - Vol. XXXI, No. 41 - pages 886, 887

  • 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..., 140.

    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..., 401.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 26.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 12, 1939 - Obituary of Hannah Shantz.

    5. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 8 Page 9.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 16.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 65.

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 9, 1917 - Obituary of Aaron Shantz.

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 18 Jun 1863.
      June 9, 1863 Aaron Schantz and Barbara Nahrgang, both of Wilmot, by Rev. G. Schmidt in New Hamburg

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Shantz Aaron, 24, Wilmot, Wilmot, son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Stauffer), married 9 June 1863 Barbara Nahrgang, 21, Wilmot, Wilmot, daughter of Christoph and Maria (Schneider)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Apr 1864 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Dec 1938 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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