'SHANTZ, ISAAC [son of Isaac and Barbara (Reiff) Shantz], was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, April 23rd, 1783. On October 15th, 1808, he was married to Esther, daughter of George and Elizabeth (Morris) Bechtel. She was born February 2nd, 1786, and died near Berlin [Kitchener], Ontario, July 24th, 1867. In 1808 Mr. Shantz, in company with his mother, his brother Joseph, and his sister, Veronica, moved to Canada, and settled on the farm now in possession of Abraham H. Wamboldt [footnote: This farm is a little to the south-east of Berlin]. Here he resided until his death which took place December 12th, 1854.'