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

Catharine B. Shantz[1, 2]

Female 1845 - 1917  (71 years)


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  • Name Catharine B. Shantz 
    Born 17 Aug 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Female 
    Name Catharine B. Schmidt 
    Name Catharine B. Weber 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1864  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-72068 
    Died 23 Feb 1917  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I72068  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Noah C. Shantz,   b. 14 Jan 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Hannah Bauman,   b. 28 Feb 1819, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Family ID F2476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Isaac S. Weber,   b. 12 May 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1897, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 12
    Children 
     1. Louis Kramp,   b. 24 Apr 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1938  (Age 80 years)
     2. Willie Grant,   b. Abt 1860,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Weber,   b. Abt 1860,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Louis Weber,   b. 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Brinkert,   b. 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Alexander Grant,   b. 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ida S. Weber,   b. Dec 1877, Bloomingdale, 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 F4728  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John B. Schmidt,   b. 30 Jun 1835, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1911  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1898  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F18770  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Catharine Shantz, "was born August 17th, 1845. On October 11th, 1864, she was married to Isaac S. Weber. They reside about a mile south-east of Berlin. "


      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.].

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      Schmitt. - Sister Catharine B. Schantz was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., Aug. 17, 1845; died near German Mills, Ont., Feb. 23, 1917; aged 71 y. 6 m. 6 d. She was married to Bro. Isaac S. Weber Oct. 11, 1864. Bro. Weber met with an accident by being thrown from his buggy on the frozen ground and died Jan. 12, 1897. On Oct. 9, 1898, she was married to Bro. John B. Schmitt, who was also accidentally killed by an electric car on Mar. 23, 1911. Although Sister Schmitt had trials and pains more than average, her faith was strong and she was looked up to as a very exemplary Christian. Funeral on Feb. 25 at the Mennonite Church at Kitchener by the brethren, Isaiah Wismer, Jonas Snider, and Norman Stauffer. Text, II Tim. 4: 6-8. Buried in the adjoining cemetery.


      Gospel Herald - Volume IX, Number 50 - March 15, 1917 - page 918, 919

  • 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..., 394.

    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..., 160.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 9.

    4. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div 2, Page 50.

    5. [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..., 599.

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, #014766-1898 (Waterloo Co):.
      John B. SCHMITT, 62, widower, farmer, Wilmot Tp, Waterloo Tp, s/o George R. & Saloma, married Catherine WEBER, 53, widow, waterloo Tp, same, d/o Noah C. & Hannah.witn: M. B. SNYDER, Waterloo Tp, Jacob B SHRUB, Wilmot Tp. 9 Oct 1898 at Waterloo Tp.

    8. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 11 Household Number 46.

    9. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Waterloo N. Twp. 1881 Page 11.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 15, 1917 - Obituary of Catharine B. Schantz.

    11. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 7.

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Isaac Weber, 24, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Benjamin & Nancy, married 11 Oct 1864 Catherine Shantz, 19, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Noah & Hannah

    13. [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..., 393.

    14. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin.

    15. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 6.

    16. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 5 Feb 1841 Pg 6.
      26 Jan 1841 Pastor Benjamin Eby m. Noah SCHANTZ to Hanna BAUMANN, both from Waterloo.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1864 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Oct 1864 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Oct 1898 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 1917 - 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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