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

Solomon Reist[1, 2]

Male 1853 - 1899  (46 years)


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  • Name Solomon Reist 
    Born 6 Mar 1853  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Labourer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1882  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Teacher 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    United Brethren 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5224 
    Died 16 Apr 1899  [4
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I10873  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father David Reist,   b. 21 Jan 1805, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1895  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Mary Mosser,   b. 9 Nov 1812, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1866, Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1830  [8, 9
    Family ID F1259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabella Snider,   b. 6 Feb 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1946  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 7 May 1882  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
     1. Ivan Eric Reist,   b. 6 Jun 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1891  (Age 7 years)
     2. Eleanor Hilda Reist,   b. 30 Jul 1886, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1982  (Age 95 years)
     3. Rev. Florence May Reist,   b. 20 Jan 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954  (Age 64 years)
     4. Endore Ray Reist,   b. 6 Sep 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3129  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Solomon Reist, "the youngest son of David and Mary (Mosser) Reist, was born March 6th, 1853. On May 7th, 1882, he was married to Isabella, daughter of Jacob S. and Magdalena (Snyder) Snyder. She was born February, 6th, 1859. Some time during the year 1880 he commenced teaching in our public schools and taught very successfully until November 1893, when he, owing to poor health, was obliged to resign his position as principal of the Bridgeport public school. He resides about a mile from the town of Berlin where he is now engaged in gardening. His family consisted of four 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. [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..., 312.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 11 May 1882.
      07 May 1882 Solomon Reist and Isabella Snyder, both of Bloomingdale,were married in Berlin by Rev. D.B. Sherk.

    3. [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..., 173.

    4. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      Reist/ Solomon Reist/ Mar. 6, 1853-Apr. 16, 1899/ Isabella Snider/ His Beloved Wife/ Feb. 6, 1859-June 30, 1946/ In loving Remembrance

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 29.

    6. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 36.

    7. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 8 Page 59.

    8. [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..., 170.

    9. [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..., 116.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Mar 1853 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1882 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 May 1882 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teacher - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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