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

Samuel Rife[1, 2]

Male 1818 - 1898  (79 years)


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  • Name Samuel Rife 
    Born 12 Oct 1818  , Adams Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Dunkard 
    Eby ID Number 00092-5281 
    Died 27 Sep 1898  Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I10604  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 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 1 Mary Hilborn,   b. 26 Aug 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1875  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1840  [1, 5
    Children 
     1. Henry Rife,   b. 28 Feb 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1885  (Age 44 years)
     2. Elizabeth Rife,   b. 8 May 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Samuel Rife,   b. 11 Oct 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1902  (Age 57 years)
     4. Thomas Rife,   b. 10 Jun 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1923  (Age 75 years)
     5. Mary Rife,   b. 1 May 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sarah Ann Rife,   b. 25 Jul 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. John Rife,   b. 13 Apr 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1930, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     8. George W. Rife,   b. 29 May 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. David Rife,   b. 20 Sep 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. James Rife,   b. 13 Apr 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Jennie Rife,   b. 15 Jan 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Emma Rife,   b. 23 Oct 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1875  (Age 10 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F3041  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Julia,   b. 1830, Buffalo, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1917, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1881  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F3042  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Oct 1818 - , Adams Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Dunkard - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jun 1881 - Freeport (Kitchener), 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 
    • Samuel Rife Jr., "was born in Adams County, Pennsylvania, October 12th, 1818. He resides on the old homestead. He was married twice, first to Mary Hilborn, March 10th, 1840, and after her decease to a Mrs. Hine. His family, all of the first wife, consisted of twelve 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.].

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      Samuel Rife's Funeral Card

      Died In Guelph Tp., on Tuesday, Sept. 27th, 1898, at 5 o'clock a.m., Samuel Rife, Sr., Aged 80 Years. Funeral Will take place from his late residence, Waterloo Road, Guelph Tp., where services will be held, on Thursday, Sept. 29th, 1898, at 2 o'clock p.m., thence to the Hespeler cemetery for interment. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation. Hespeler, Sept. 27th, 1898.

  • 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. [S3] Book - 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..., 213.

    3. [S184] Funeral Card - - Funeral Card Notices of Waterloo County from 1851 to 1980.

    4. [S237] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - New Hope CC#4498 Internet Link .
      In Loving Memory Of/ Samuel Rife/ Born Oct. 12, 1818/ Died Sept. 27,1898/ Also His Wife/ Mary Hilborn/ Born Aug. 26,1823/ Died Apr. 15,1875/ Rife

    5. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 6 Page 43.