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

Rachel Reist[1]

Female 1862 - 1938  (75 years)


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  • Name Rachel Reist 
    Born 17 Aug 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Name Rachel Rudy 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5179 
    Died 14 Feb 1938  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 12
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Person ID I11576  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 

    Father Jacob E. Reist,   b. 11 Jun 1826, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1909  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Rachel Haeberle,   b. 16 Oct 1835, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1899  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1856  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Family ID F1660  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William H. Rudy,   b. 24 Apr 1864, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1947, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1890  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 15
    Children 
     1. Mary Etta Rudy, II,   b. 28 Apr 1892, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Jacob Rudy,   b. 9 Mar 1894, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1988, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     3. Martha Ellen Rudy,   b. 12 Jan 1896, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1958, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Rachel Ann Rudy,   b. 8 May 1898, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1984  (Age 85 years)
     5. Sarah Ann Rudy,   b. 8 May 1898, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1976, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Omar R. Rudy,   b. 9 Sep 1900, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     7. Abner R. Rudy,   b. Oct 1903, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1998, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rachel Reist, "the second daughter, was born August 17th, 1862. She is married to William Rudy. They reside on the Woolwich and Waterloo townline, near the Martin Mennonite Meeting House. Their family consists of two children Mary Etta and Jacob."


      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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      Rudy. Rachel, wife of William Rudy, Waterloo, Ont. , died at her residence Feb. 14, 1938; aged 75 y. 5 m. 27d. She was born in Woolwich Tp. , Aug. 17, 1862, a daughter of the late Jacob and Rachel Reist. Dec. 14, 1890, she was married to William Rudy. Surviving are her husband and 3 sons (Jacob of Waterloo, Omar near Bloomingdale, and Abner of New Hamburg) , 4 daughters (Mrs. Eden Bechtel of New Dundee, Mrs. Harry Thaler of Centerville, Mrs. Percy Snider of Petersburg, Mrs. Elmer Schiedel of Bridgeport) , 31 grandchildren, 1 brother (Jacob Reist of German Mills) , and 1 sister (Mrs. Benjamin Lichty of German Mills) . She accepted Christ as her personal Saviour in her youth. She was a faithful and devoted member of the Church and a regular attendant and worshiper at the Erb Street Mennonite Church, Waterloo. "Blesse dare the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth, yea saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours, and their works do follow them". Funeral services in charge of Jonas Snider and J. B. Martin. Prov. 31: 30 at Erb Street Mennonite Church.

      "Tis hard to part with mother, dear,
      No more to see her here;
      But yet we are glad if God saw best
      To end her troubles and give her rest."

      Gospel Herald- Vol. XXX, No. 49 - March 3, 1938

  • 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..., 210.

    2. [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..., 166.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 12.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12177-90.

    5. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, ON WATERLOO (North/Nord) (#121) Subdistrict: Waterloo C-3 Page 12.

    6. [S155] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Erb Street Mennonite CC#4512 Internet Link.
      Rudy / William Rudy / 1864-1947 / Rachel Reist / his beloved wife / 1862-1938 / at rest

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Rachel Reist - March 3, 1938.

    8. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 65.

    9. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 29.

    10. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 11.

    11. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, BloomingdalePage 2.

    12. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of William Rudy - 8 Sep 1947.

    13. [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..., 165.

    14. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Jacob E. Reist Res: Woolwich Occupation: Yeoman Rahel Haberle Res: Woolwich married 27 Jan 1856 Waterloo Twp. by Banns Witnesses: Wilh. Krauter & Peter Esch, Woolwich

    15. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12177-90.
      12177-90, (Waterloo Co..), William RUDY, 26, Woolwich, Wellesley, farmer, s/o Mary Ann [HOFFMAN] & Benjamin RUDY, married Rachel REIST, 27, Woolwich, Wellesley, d/o Rachel [HAEBERLE] & Jacob REIST, witn: Louisa SCHULZ, Elmira & A. Erasmus SCHULZ, Elmira, on 14 December 1890, at Elmira

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1862 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Dec 1890 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 1938 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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