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

Samuel Rife[1]

Male 1844 - 1902  (57 years)


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  • Name Samuel Rife 
    Born 11 Oct 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Dunkard 
    Occupation 1891  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Nursery Agent 
    Religion 1891  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Agent 
    Eby ID Number 00092-5284 
    Died 22 Feb 1902  [4
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I10611  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Samuel Rife,   b. 12 Oct 1818, , Adams Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1898, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother 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, 6
    Family ID F3041  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Halstead,   b. 1 May 1850, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Jun 1871  [5
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Oct 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 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 MapsOccupation - Nursery Agent - 1891 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agent - 1901 - Hespeler (Cambridge), 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, "was born October 11th, 1844. He is married to Mary Halstead and resides at Hespeler, Ontario."


      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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      Died In Hespeler, on Saturday, February 22nd, 1902, at 6.30 o'clock p.m. Samuel Rife, Aged, 57 years, 4 months and 11 days. Funeral Will take place from his late residence, Queen street, Hespeler, where services will be held on Tuesday, February 25th, 1902 at 2 o'clock p.m., thence to the Hespeler Cemetery for interment. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation. Hespeler, Feb. 22th [sic], 1902


      Funeral Card of Samuel Rife

  • 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. [S143] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1901, Hespeler (Village) D-2 Page 8.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    4. [S237] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - New Hope CC#4498 Internet Link .
      Samuel/ Rife/ Born/ Oct. 11,1844/ Died/ Feb. 22,1902

    5. [S2208] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1891, Section 1 Page 58.

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