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

Allan B. Shantz[1, 2]

Male 1873 - 1931  (58 years)


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  • Name Allan B. Shantz 
    Born 14 Aug 1873  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Business RR3, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Rosemount Farm - Dairy 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6770.2 
    Died 14 Nov 1931  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I72307  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Anne "Nancy" Bowman,   b. 24 Jan 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1916, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1872  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    Family ID F2076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Shirk,   b. 20 Mar 1875, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1954, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1899  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Vernon Shantz,   b. 12 May 1900, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1900, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Mervin Shantz,   b. Feb 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Erma Shantz,   b. Jul 1903, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1994  (Age ~ 90 years)
     4. Florence May Shantz,   b. 2 Sep 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1999, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     5. Russel Shantz,   b. 1913, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Edward Shantz,   b. 1915, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Anna Shantz,   b. 1918, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. (Baby Boy) Shantz,   b. 1921, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SHANTZ--ALLEN B., son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendel E. Shantz, Kitchener, Ont., died Nov. 14, 1931, in the K. W. Hospital in Kitchener, aged 59 years. He was a member of the Sterling Ave. Mennonite Church of Kitchener, and is survived by his wife, 4 sons, and 3 daughters, namely: Mervin, Russell, Edward, Frank, Erma (Mrs. M. Bingeman), Florence, and Anna; also by five grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters: Sidney, Mrs. E. G. Lang, Mrs. W. Durham, and Misses Bertie and Susie Shantz. One brother (Dr. U. B. Shantz) predeceased him some six years ago. Funeral services were held Nov. 17 from his late home and at the Sterling Ave. Church, conducted by U. K. Weber, pastor of the congregation, and S. F. Coffman, of Vineland, Ont.

      Gospel HeralD - Vol. XXIV, No. 42 - January 14, 1932 - Pages 911, 912

  • 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..., 409.

    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..., 78.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 015681-1899.
      Allen SHANTZ, 24 of Wilmot Tp., born Wilmot Tp., bachelor, farmer, Mennonite, son of Wendel SHANTZ & Nancy BOWMAN to Katy SHERK, 24 of Bridgeport, born Bridgeport, spinster, Mennonite, daughter of Peter SHIRK & Mag. MARTIN on Mar. 1st, 1899 in Berlin. Ceremony witnessed by Josiah CRESSMAN, Waterloo Tp., & Magdalena SHIRK, Bridgeport; performed by Daniel Wismer.

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 14.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 48 Household Number 215.

    6. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 48.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 2.

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Allen Shantz - January 14, 1932.

    9. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 4.

    10. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 29.

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 22 Feb 1872.
      Feb. 13, 1872 Wendel Schantz of Waterloo and Esther [should read Nancy] Baumann of Wilmot, by Rev. Wurster

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Aug 1873 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Rosemount Farm - Dairy - - RR3, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1899 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Nov 1931 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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