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Peter E. Shantz[1,2,3]

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Birth  25 Aug 1849    [4
Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00110-6769 
Person ID  I6257 
Last Modified  22 Jul 2004 
 
Father  Samuel Y. Shantz, b. 15 Jan 1825 
Mother  Esther Erb, b. 6 Apr 1827, , Waterloo Co., Ontario 
Group Sheet  F605 
 
Family 1  Maria C. Bowers, b. 26 Feb 1848 
Children 
 1. Minnie B. Shantz
 2. Grace Maria Shantz
 3. Cyrus B. Shantz
 4. Samuel B. Shantz
 5. Rose Matilda Shantz
 6. Alexander Shantz
 7. Esther Shantz
 8. Frederick Shantz
Group Sheet  F1148 
 
Notes  Peter E. Shantz, "was born August 25th, 1849. He is married to Maria C. Bowers. They reside in Preston, Ontario, where he is engaged in manufacturing all kinds of farm implements. His family is as follows, namely:....."
 
Sources  1. [S2]   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..., Ezra Eby, 409   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
2. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 656   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
3. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 291   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
4. [S2]   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..., Ezra Eby, 409   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
 
Artifacts
Foundry Equipment
Two collections of metalworking equipment and patterns used by the P.E. Shantz Foundry.
Documents
Account Book
An account book, most of whose entries fall between 1877 and 1879, with names of customers (?), purchases and payments. Pages 178-187 are headed: P.E. Shantz; these are dated 1884.
Account Book
An account book listing household accounts, possibly for a rental property (a boarding house?) owned by P.E. Shantz and managed by Mrs. Ephraim J. Erb.
Contract
An agency contract, dated 1901, between P.E. Shantz and Sam A. Marks, agent (Ontario County, vicinity of Pickering).
Deed
A deed dated October 2, 1890 between Peter E. Shantz and Abraham Oberholtzer, Executors for George C. Clemens, and Issac M. Clemens. The deed concerns Lot 8, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Ont.
Deed
A deed dated May 30, 1899 between Ontario Mutual Life Assurance Company, Senator Samuel Merner, Peter Shantz, Abraham Oberholtzer and Isabella Clemens for Lot 8, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County.
Ledger and Index
A ledger and companion index for "P.E. Shantz, Preston, Ont. , Nov. 25th 1892 - Nov. 25th 1892; Fred Shantz, 11/25/92." There are two other ledgers in this group of documents.
Price List
A "Price list of disk harrow repairs" sold by P.E. Shantz, Preston, Ontario.
Trade Catalog
25th annual catalog for P.E. Shantz Farm implements.
Trade Catalog
Trade catalogs titled "Descriptive Catalogue / P.E. Shantz / Preston, Ont."
Trade Catalog
A trade catalog for "Buckeye Light Binder, Shantz Mower, Preston Mower, Preston Reaper..."
Trade Handbill
Three trade handbills advertising sleighs made by the P.E. Shantz Foundry.
Photos
P.E. Shantz Products
A group of twenty two mounted photographs showing a range of P.E. Shantz products - mowers, plows, gang plows, etc.
Samuel Y. Shantz's Sons
A copy of a studio photograph of the eight sons of Samuel Y. Shantz and Esther Erb Shantz.
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