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

Susannah Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1831 - 1911  (80 years)


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  • Name Susannah Shantz 
    Born 2 Jun 1831  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Susannah Martin 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonist 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6925 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone Image 
    Died 11 Jul 1911  [11
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I54696  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Jacob Shantz,   b. 15 Aug 1797, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Susannah Schneider,   b. 4 Jun 1804, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1837, Near Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1824  [12
    Family ID F575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elias Martin,   b. 19 Jul 1828, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1897, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1850  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. Hannah Martin,   b. 3 Nov 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1929  (Age 77 years)
     2. Catharine Martin,   b. 1 Aug 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1919  (Age 65 years)
     3. Blandina Martin,   b. 1 May 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1937  (Age 82 years)
     4. Susannah Martin,   b. 11 Apr 1857, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1936  (Age 78 years)
     5. Lydia Martin,   b. 9 Dec 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Menno S. Martin,   b. 11 Sep 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1938  (Age 77 years)
     7. Mary Ann Martin,   b. 14 May 1865, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1949  (Age 84 years)
     8. Jacob S. Martin,   b. 10 Sep 1868, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1942, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     9. Veronica Martin,   b. 22 May 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F14124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Susannah Shantz, "was born June 2nd, 1831. On November 19th, 1850, she was married to Elias Martin. They reside on old Daniel Good's place near the Martin Mennonite Meeting House."


      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..., 433.

    2. [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..., 88.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 8.

    4. [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..., 21.

    5. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      Susannah Shantz / Ehefrau von / Elias Martin / geb. 2 Juni 1831 / gest. 11 Juli 1911 / im Alter von / 80 Jah. 1 Mo. 9 Ta. / [verse] /

    6. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 22.

    7. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 7.

    8. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 24.

    9. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 20.

    10. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, District 13 Page 108.

    11. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    12. [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..., 431.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jun 1831 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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