Owner : Christian Shantz
Early: 1748 - Late: 1880
A Familien Register printed in black on cream paper. It reads, in part: Familie Shantz - 1880/ Isaac Shantz born in Montgomery Cty, Penn on 14 Jan 1748, mar. 4 May 1774 Barbara Reiff (born sept. 1753, died 11 Oct. 1802). It lists the children, dates of birth, dates of death and who married. The 3rd child of Isaac and Barbara: Christian Schantz - born Feb 13, 1779; died Nov. 9, 1856; mar. 19 Oct. 1880 to Magdalena Cressmann - born Jan 30, 1783; died Aug 13, 1866. Came to Canada in 1807 - Lot 52, 1 1/2 miles by Berlin.
Doon Heritage Crossroads
10 Huron Rd. Kitchener 519-748-1914 www.region.waterloo.on.ca/doon
Region of Waterloo
Fraktur design based on Family Register by Jacob Shoemacher in Joseph Schneider Bible, 1821.