Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Levi R. Yost

Levi R. Yost[1]

Male 1860 - 1939  (79 years)

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  • Name Levi R. Yost 
    Born 1 Jan 1860  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1885  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Residence 1885  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1888  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Photographer 
    Yost,LeviR.-0001-photographerlabel.jpg
    Yost,LeviR.-0001-photographerlabel.jpg
    Residence 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Carpenter 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Photographer 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Business 1912  12 King St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Yost Studios 
    Residence 1912  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Business 1915  175 King St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Yost Studios 
    Residence 1917  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence 1923  176 David St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1939  21 Lydia St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Eby ID Number 00137-8376.3 
    Died 21 Apr 1939  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 13
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I1422  Generations
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2022 

    Father Jacob Yost,   b. 19 Oct 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1917, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Margaret Reichert,   b. 28 Oct 1833, , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1912, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 17 Dec 1853  [12
    Family ID F468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna Bender,   b. 20 Dec 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1885  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    Children 
     1. Sylvester Jacob Yost,   b. 6 Jul 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age 78 years)
     2. Etta Louisa Yost,   b. 20 Oct 1890, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1974, Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Eri Vincent Yost,   b. 16 Mar 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1910, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     4. Elven John Yost,   b. 13 Jul 1906, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1925, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F14504  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Levi R. Yost
    Levi R. Yost
    Official souvenir of the celebration of cityhood, July 17th 1912, Berlin, Ontario, The German Printing and Publishing Co.
    Levi R. Yost
    Levi R. Yost
    Official souvenir of the celebration of cityhood, July 17th 1912, Berlin, Ontario, The German Printing and Publishing Co.

  • Notes 
    • Levi R. Yost - Levi R. Yost, retired Kitchener photographer, died at the home of his son, S.J. Yost, 21 Lydia Street, on Friday, after a lingering illness. He was born in St. Jacobs and was 79 years of age. Mr. Yost attended Zion Evangelical Church.

      Surviving are his wife, who before her marriage was Susannah Bender, one son, S.J. Yost, Kitchener, one daughter, Mrs. Roy J. Stauffer, Vineland, N.J., four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

      Waterloo Chronicle Apr 28 1939 pg 3

  • 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..., 690.

    2. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Sub-district A Division 2 Page Number 11.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-5 Page 4.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11704-85.
      Levi YOST, 25, farmer, St. Jacobs, Elmira, s/o Jacob & Margaret, married Susannah PENDER, 19, Woolwich, same, d/o Jacob & Frederick (sic), witn: George HILL of Wellesley & Johanna YOST of Elmira, 30 June 1885 at Woolwich twp

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 11.

    6. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 25 1911 Pg. 5.

    7. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 27.

    8. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 8 Page 82.

    9. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      Yost/ Levi R./ 1860-1939/ Susanah/ 1866-1950/ Sylvester J./ 1886-1965/ Eri V./ 1893-1910/ Elven G./ 1906-1925/

    10. [S2224] Berliner Journal Marriages 1885, 16 Jul 1885.
      30 Jun 1885 Susanna Bender of Woolwich & Levi Yost of Elmira were married by Preacher Braun in St. Jacobs.

    11. [S956] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Advertiser, "obituary of Margaret Mrs. Jacob Yost," May 30 1912.

    12. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Jacob Yost - 5 Apr 1917.

    13. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, Obituary of Levi R. Yost - Apr 28 1939 pg 3.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1860 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1885 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1885 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1885 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Photographer - 1888 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Photographer - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Yost Studios - 1912 - 12 King St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1912 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1917 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1939 - 21 Lydia St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Apr 1939 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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