Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Dr. Owen S. Reist

Dr. Owen S. Reist

Male 1866 - 1931  (65 years)

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  • Name Owen S. Reist 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 4 Feb 1866  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Elected Office 1906  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reeve for Waterloo Township 
    Occupation 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5215 
    Died 21 Sep 1931  [3
    Buried Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I11631  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Deacon Peter Reist,   b. 23 Jul 1832,   d. 22 Feb 1916  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Shantz,   b. 16 May 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1906, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7, 8
    Family ID F1358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ellen Baer,   b. 18 Jun 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1939  (Age 72 years) 
    Children 
     1. Levi Stanley Reist,   b. 11 Oct 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1953  (Age 61 years)
     2. Owen C. Reist,   b. 2 Jun 1895, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Dr. Claude Owen Reist,   b. 12 Jun 1895, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1936, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     4. Peter Verne Reist,   b. 16 Feb 1899, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 56 years)
     5. Gertrude Ellen Reist,   b. 3 Jun 1913, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1986  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3266  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Feb 1866 - Woolwich 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve for Waterloo Township - 1906 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Owen Reist
    Owen Reist
    Image from: 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906

  • Notes 
    • Owen Reist, "was born February 4th, 1866. He is married to Ellen, daughter of Samuel Bear. They reside at home with his father. Their family consists of one son named Levi Stanley."


      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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      OWEN REIST, V.S., of Kossuth. was born in Woolwich in 1866. After passing through the public school of Kossuth he took his second-class teacher's certificate at the Galt Collegiate in 1886, afterward attending the Ontario Veterinary College, where he received the degree of V. S. in 1888, and has successfully practised his profession ever since. In 1892 he assumed his father's farm, later acquiring more farm property, in all nearly 300 acres. Mr. Reist held the position of Sanitary Inspector for Waterloo Township from 1891 to 1900, when he resigned to accept a seat in the township council, being elected reeve in 1906. He was appointed a justice of the peace in 1902 and reappointed in 1905. He has held the office of school trustee and is recording steward for the Zion circuit of the Methodist Church.

      Chronicle-Telegraph Newspaper, 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906 (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Chronicle-Telegraph Newspaper, 1906) pg 32

  • 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..., 171.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 8.

    3. [S488] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Zion United Maple Grove CC#4503 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Owen S Reist/ Feb 2 1864-Sept 21 1931/ his wife/ Mary Ellen Baer/ June 18 1866-Jan. 1 1939/ at rest

    4. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 9.

    5. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 7.

    6. [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..., 396.

    7. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Peter Reist, farmer of Waterloo Twp. married 12 Sep 1852 in Greenbush by banns to Mary Schantz of Waterloo Twp.

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.