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

Mary Yost[1, 2]

Female 1784 - 1869  (85 years)

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    Mary Yost
    Mary Yost

  • Name Mary Yost 
    Born 12 Mar 1784  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Shantz 
    Religion 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6690.1 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Maria Yost 
    Died 22 Oct 1869  near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 6
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I19272  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family ID F30643  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jacob Shantz,   b. 11 Oct 1781, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 1805  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary Shantz,   b. 23 Mar 1807, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1809  (Age 2 years)
     2. Isaac Y. Shantz,   b. 31 Jan 1809, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1878, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. John Y. Shantz,   b. 6 Feb 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1891, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Veronica "Fanny" Shantz,   b. 23 May 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1887, Near Williamsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Joseph Y. Shantz,   b. 10 Jul 1815, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Joshua Y. Shantz,   b. 11 Sep 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. David Y. Shantz,   b. 29 Aug 1819, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. Mayor Jacob Yost Shantz,   b. 2 May 1822, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1909  (Age 87 years)
     9. 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)
     10. Amos Shantz,   b. 31 May 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1904  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1784 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - 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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  • Notes 
    • On the 22nd of November, in Waterloo county, Ontario, Mary, widow of Jacob Shantz (who died some two years ago), aged 85 years, 7 months, and 11 days. She leaves a posterity of 159 souls.


      Herald of Truth - Volume VI, Number 11 - November 1869 - page 175

  • 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..., 395.

    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..., 21.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Zum Andenken an / Maria / Eheweib von / Jacob Shantz / eine geborne yost / gest. 22 October 1869 / brachte ihr Alter auf / 85 Jahr 7 Mo. und 10 Ta.

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

    5. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 4 Page 42.

    6. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Volume VI, Number 11 - November 1869 - page 175.