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

Esther Erb[1, 2, 3]

Female 1827 - 1915  (88 years)


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  • Name Esther Erb 
    Born 6 Apr 1827  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Esther Shantz 
    Residence 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00032-2955 
    Died 17 Nov 1915  [12
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I6661  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    Father Peter Erb,   b. 13 Jan 1787, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Susannah Bomberger,   b. 17 Sep 1787, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1806  [5
    Family ID F2367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Y. Shantz,   b. 15 Jan 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 11
    Children 
     1. Angeline Shantz,   b. 10 Apr 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1928  (Age 81 years)
     2. Peter Erb Shantz,   b. 25 Aug 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1928, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Wendel E. Shantz,   b. 16 Sep 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1926  (Age 75 years)
     4. Aaron E. Shantz,   b. 7 Apr 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 88 years)
     5. Jacob E. Shantz,   b. 27 Apr 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1922, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     6. Mary Ann Shantz,   b. 27 Apr 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1898, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     7. Moses E. Shantz,   b. 21 May 1857, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1921  (Age < 63 years)
     8. Samuel E. Shantz,   b. 16 Feb 1859, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938  (Age 78 years)
     9. Daniel E. Shantz,   b. 13 Oct 1860, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 90 years)
     10. Susannah E. Shantz,   b. 5 Apr 1862, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1945, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     11. Franklin Erb Shantz,   b. 13 Oct 1863, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1953, Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     12. Nancy Shantz,   b. 9 Oct 1865, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1866, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     13. Esther E. Shantz,   b. 5 Oct 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F1987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Esther Erb, "the youngest in Peter and Susannah (Bomberger) Erb's family, was born April 6th, 1827. On March 11th, 1845, she was married to Samuel Y. Shantz who was born January 15th, 1825. They reside a few miles south-west of Berlin where they live retired in comfort and ease. To them were born thirteen children"


      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. [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..., 656.

    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..., 409.

    3. [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..., 352.

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901.

    5. [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..., 650.

    6. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Samuel Y. Shantz / died May 15, 1900 / aged 75 yrs. 4 m. / Esther Erb / his wife / died Nov.17, 1915 / aged 88 yrs. 7 m. 12 d. / rest in peace / Shantz

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 75.

    8. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 30, Pg 1.

    9. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 10 Page 75.

    10. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 1 Page 28.

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner, Lutheran Minister, Preston report 53.
      Samuel Schontz, to Esther Erb, both of Waterloo. 11 Mar. 1845

    12. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Apr 1827 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Mar 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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