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

Elizabeth Rife[1]

Female 1812 - 1877  (65 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Rife 
    Born 17 Aug 1812  , Adams Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Guyer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00092-5279 
    Died 24 Sep 1877  [3
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I10587  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Samuel Rife,   b. 15 Apr 1788, , Adams Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1856, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hoke,   b. 7 Jan 1793, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1873, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F3033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David Guyer,   b. 1807, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901  (Age 94 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mariah Guyer,   b. 1 Oct 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1863  (Age 31 years)
     2. John Guyer,   b. 1833, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ann Guyer,   b. 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. George Guyer,   b. 13 Aug 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1923, Maple Ridge, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Anny Guyer,   b. 1842, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sarah Guyer,   b. 9 Jan 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1874, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     7. Lydia Guyer,   b. 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Margaret Guyer,   b. 25 Feb 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Jane Guyer,   b. 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1812 - , Adams Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Rife, "the second daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Hoke) Rife, was married to David Guyer. Their family consisted of six children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • 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..., 182.

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 3.
      Elisabeth GUYER Birthplace: USA Age 41 Wesleyan Methodist

    3. [S237] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - New Hope CC#4498 Internet Link .
      Gone to a better land/ in/ memory of/ Elisabeth/ beloved wife of/ David Guyer/ who died Sept'r 24, 1877/ aged/ 65 yrs. 1 mo. & 7 dys/ verse

    4. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 2 Page 14.