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

Joseph Rife[1]

Male 1823 - 1897  (74 years)


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  • Name Joseph Rife 
    Born 25 Feb 1823  , Adams Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19303653 
    Eby ID Number 00092-5308 
    Died 3 Oct 1897  Vienna Junction, Montmorency, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Meridian Line Cemetery, Johannesburg, Otsego, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10655  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Samuel Rife,   b. 15 Apr 1788, , Adams Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1856, Guelph Township, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada 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 Township, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F3033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Follick,   b. 11 Sep 1826, Hamilton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1877  (Age 50 years) 
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F3061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Rife, "the third son of Samuel Rife, was born in Guelph Township and now resides in Michigan. He is married to Elizabeth Volick. Their family consists of fourteen 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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 185.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Feb 1823 - , Adams Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Oct 1897 - Vienna Junction, Montmorency, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Meridian Line Cemetery, Johannesburg, Otsego, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
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