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

Isabella Nahrgang[1]

Female 1850 - 1871  (21 years)


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  • Name Isabella Nahrgang 
    Born 9 Jun 1850  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Isabella Shantz 
    Residence 1870  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00085-5039 
    Died 14 Oct 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Cause: inflammation of the lungs 
    Buried Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I4246  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Christopher Nahrgang,   b. 25 Dec 1801, Lehrbach, District Of Alsfeld, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1886, Near New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Mary Schneider,   b. 1 Apr 1808, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1887, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1833  [8, 9
    Family ID F997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amos M. Shantz,   b. 15 Jun 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1920  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1870  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 7
    Children 
     1. Josiah N. Shantz,   b. 28 Sep 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1945, Parkway, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Jeremiah N. Shantz,   b. 29 Sep 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1933, Grant Township, Huron Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F1348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Isabella Nahrgang, "was born June 9th, 1850. On August 16th, 1870, she was married to Amos M. Shantz who was born June 15th, 1847. They resided in Wilmot Township where she died October 14th, 1871, leaving twin boys"


      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..., 404.

    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..., 141.

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, as recorded by Eldon Weber for the Waterloo Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.

    4. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 [now Mannheim Mennonite] Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Isabella/ wife of/ Amos M./ Shantz/ born/ June 9, 1850/ died/ Oct. 14, 1871/ aged/ 21 y'rs 4 mo 5 d's/ in death's cold arms lies sleeping here/ a tender parent a companion dear/ in love she lived, in peace she died/ her life was asked, but was denied

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Amos M Shantz Born: Wilmot Township Age: 23 Father: Joshua Shantz Mother: Magdalena Shantz Born: abt 1847 Spouse: Isabella Nahrgang Age: 20 born: Wilmot Township Father: Christopher Nahrgang Mother: Maria Nahrgang married 16 Aug 1870 married: Waterloo, Preston

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 19.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 25 Aug 1870.
      Aug. 16, 1870 Amos M. Schantz and Isabella Nahrgang, both of Wilmot, by Rev. Wurster

    8. [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..., 346.

    9. [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..., 139.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jun 1850 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Aug 1870 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: inflammation of the lungs - 14 Oct 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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