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7. Johann Jakob (Jacob) SCHANTZ (Johann Christoph SCHANTZ SCHANZ, Michael SCHANZ) was born1,on 21 Feb 1812 in Hoffenheim, Baden, Germany. He died 3 on 8 Feb 1889 in Caledonia Township, Kent County, Michigan. He was buried 4 in Feb 1889 in Holy Corners Cemetery, Caledonia, Michigan.

Johann immigrated between 1843 and 1846 to Canada. He belonged to the German Lutheran Church5 in Woolwich, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada. He was counted in a census6 in 1851 in Woolwich, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada. He immigrated7 about 1865/1866 to Michigan. He helped found8 St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Caledonia Township, G, Michigan in 1869. He was counted in a census9 on 1 Jul 1870 in Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan. He was counted in a census10 on 17 Jun 1880 in Caledonia Township, Kent County, Michigan.

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Johann married1, 2Magdalena GABEL (daughter of Konrad GABEL and Julianna WEBER) on 16 Aug 1840 in Evangelische Kirche, Hoffenheim, Baden, Germany. Magdalena was born3, 4 on 20 Apr 1817 in Eschelbronn, Baden, Germany. She died 5, 6 on 13 May 1885 in Caledonia Township, Kent County, Michigan. She was buried7 in Holy Corners Cemetery, Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan.

Magdalena immigrated with Johann about 1843/1846 to Canada. She was counted in a census8 in 1851 in Woolwich, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada. She was counted in a census9 on 1 Jul 1870 in Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan. She was counted in a census10 on 17 Jun 1880 in Caledonia Township, Kent County, Michigan.

They had the following children:
+ 12 M i Henry SCHANTZ
+ 13 M ii Andrew (Andreas) SCHANTZ
+ 14 M iii George Henry SCHANTZ
  15 F iv Sarah SCHANTZ [image] was born1 on 13 Mar 1853 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. She died2, 3 on 19 Apr 1872 in Caledonia Township, Kent County, Michigan. She was buried4 on 21 Apr 1872 in Holy Corners Cemetery, Caledonia, Michigan. Sarah was counted in a census5 on 1 Jul 1870 in Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan.
+ 16 M v John Jacob SCHANTZ , Jr.
  17 F vi Helene SCHANTZ [image] was born1 on 28 Oct 1861 in Woolwich, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada. She died2 on 1 Sep 1866 in Caledonia Township, Kent County, Michigan. She was buried 3, 4 on 4 Sep 1866 in Holy Corners Cemetery, Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan.


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