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

Gideon Reist[1]

Male 1869 - 1939  (69 years)


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  • Name Gideon Reist 
    Born 11 Oct 1869  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    C. Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5234 
    Died 1939  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 8 Feb 1939  Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I11624  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Isaac Reist,   b. 1 Oct 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1922  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary Steen,   b. 20 Aug 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1915  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1867  [2, 8
    Family ID F164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy Toman,   b. 18 Oct 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1926, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1894  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    Children 
     1. Lanson T. Reist,   b. 25 Jun 1895, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Luman T. Reist,   b. 7 Jul 1897, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Earl Elgin Reist,   b. 7 Jul 1899, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1983, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Gilbert Merle Reist,   b. 15 Dec 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ella May Reist,   b. 30 Apr 1904, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1984  (Age 80 years)
     6. Leonard T. Reist,   b. 3 Feb 1908,   d. 19 Jun 1996  (Age 88 years)
     7. Myrtle Irene Reist,   b. 15 Oct 1911, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1920, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ella Elizabeth Steckley,   b. 19 Feb 1880, Bethesday, Whitchurch Township, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1948  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1927  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F52608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gideon Reist, "was born October 11th, 1869. He is married to Nancy Tohman. They reside with his father on the old homestead."


      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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      GIDEON REIST

      Ill for weeks, Gideon Reist, 69, of I Krug street, died at K-W Hospital, early Sunday. Deceased, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Reist and was born in Kossuth on Oct. 11, 1869. He was a life-long member of the Mennonite Brethren in Christ Church. Mr. Reist's first wife predeceased him 13 years ago. He was later married to Mrs.Ella Hallman. Surviving are five sons and three step sons, Lanson and Elgin of New Dundee, Luman of Kitchener, Gilbert of Red Deer, Alta., Leonard of Preston, Frank Hallman of Sudbury, Harold and Reginald Hallman of Kitchener, one daughter, Mrs. Roy Karcher of Centreville, one brother, Theodore of Didsbury, Alta. and 14 grandchildren. One daughter, Myrtle Reim and one step daughter, Grace Hallman, predeceased him. Funeral services will be private from the home on Wednesday afternoon at 1.30 o'clock to Bethany Mennonite Brethren in Christ church at 2 pm., for public services with interment in Blenheim Cemetery. Rev. C. N. Good will officiate. Remains will be at Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home until 4 p.m. Tuesday.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 6 Feb 1939 pg 13

  • 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..., 303.

    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..., 174.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Gideon Reist Born: Waterloo Township Age: 24 Father: Isaac Reist Mother: May Reist Born: abt 1870 Spouse: Nancy Towman Age: 21 born: Wilmot Father: Samuel Towman Mother: Elizabeth Towman married 27 Feb 1894

    4. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Gideon Reist/ born 1869 - died 1939/ in his 70th year/ Nancy Toman/ beloved wife of/ Gideon Reist/ born Oct 18, 1872/ died Feb 6, 1926/ verse/

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 15.

    6. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 11.

    7. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Giedeon Reist Date of Birth:11 Oct 1869 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Isaac Reist Mother's name:Mary Steen

    8. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 5.

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Gidson Reist Age:24 Birth Date:abt 1870 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:27 Feb 1894 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Isaac Reist Mother:May Reist Spouse:Nancy Towman Spouse's Age:21 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1873 Spouse Birth Place:Wilmot Spouse Father:Samuel Towman Spouse Mother:Elizabeth Towman

    10. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Gideon Reist Age:57 Birth Date:abt 1870 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:14 Sep 1927 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Isaac Reist Mother:Mary Stion Spouse's Age:47 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1880 Spouse Birth Place:Township of Witchurch Spouse Father:Jack Stickley Spouse Mother:Catherine Widarno

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Oct 1869 - 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 MapsReligion - C. Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Feb 1894 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Sep 1927 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1939 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Feb 1939 - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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