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

Family: Peter M. Reist / Catharine S. Betzner (F2023)

m. 20 Jul 1856


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  • Father | Male
    Peter M. Reist

    Born  2 Jan 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Jul 1910   
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  20 Jul 1856  [1, 2, 3]  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Fannie Hammacher | F5762 
    Married  30 Jun 1902  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Daniel Reist | F1277 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Leah Mosser | F1277 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Catharine S. Betzner

    Born  11 Apr 1832  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Jul 1901   
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Samuel B. Betzner | F280 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elizabeth Stauffer | F280 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Reist

    Born     
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Busch | F24416 
    Married     

    Child 2 | Male
    David Reist

    Born  Feb 1846  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Female
    Veronica "Fronica" Reist

    Born  1856  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  George Smith | F2443 
    Married     

    Child 4 | Male
    Aaron Reist

    Born  18 Jun 1859  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Sep 1859   
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    Mary Reist

    Born  1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Benjamin Bernhard | F425 
    Married     

    Child 6 | Female
    Elizabeth Reist

    Born  1865  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Walter Purch | F1378 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Female
    Leah Reist

    Born  5 Dec 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1949   
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Wendell U. Clemens | F6092 
    Married  30 Sep 1896  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Female
    Catharine Reist

    Born  15 Dec 1872  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1965   
    Buried    Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Norman E. Clemens | F188976 
    Married     

    Child 9 | Female
    Magdalena Reist

    Born  11 Jul 1874  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Jul 1874   
    Buried    Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Male
    Ezra Reist

    Born  1877  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

  • 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..., 176.

    2. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Peter Reist, yeoman of Waterloo Twp married 20 July 1856 in Berlin by licenses to Catherine Betzner of Waterloo Twp.

    3. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 24 Jul 1856 Pg: 30.
      BETZNER, Catharine married 20 Jul 1856 To Peter REIST. Both of Waterloo. minister F. W. Bindemann