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

Samuel E. Reist[1, 2]

Male 1825 - 1915  (90 years)


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  • Name Samuel E. Reist 
    Born 30 Jan 1825  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1848  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Retired 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00090-5169 
    Died 24 Oct 1915  [6
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I16308  Generations
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2020 

    Father Samuel Reist,   b. 1 Jan 1795, Penn Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Salome Erb,   b. CALC 4 Aug 1804,   d. 15 Jan 1888, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Family ID F1797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Gingerich,   b. 14 Sep 1828, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1898  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1848  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 11
    Children 
     1. Menno Reist,   b. 7 Feb 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1880, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     2. Moses G. Reist,   b. 25 Jan 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1928  (Age 74 years)
     3. Amanda Reist,   b. 24 Nov 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1940  (Age 81 years)
     4. Leah G. Reist,   b. 31 Jul 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1944  (Age 82 years)
     5. Magdalena Reist,   b. 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Magdalena G. Reist,   b. 6 Oct 1865, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1911  (Age 45 years)
     7. Rebecca Reist,   b. 24 Oct 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1947  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F2075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Reist, "was born January 30th, 1825. He was married, October 10th, 1848, by Bishop Benjamin Eby, to Magdalena, daughter of John and Anna (Hackman) Gingerich. They reside on south half of lot No. 87, German Company's Tract, of Woolwich Township, one mile south of Elmira. To them were born six 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..., 153.

    2. [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..., 635.

    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..., 164.

    4. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 14.

    5. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, f-4 Page 14.
      Samuel lived with his daughter Magdalena wife of Solomon Reist

    6. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Zum Andenken/ an/ Samuel E. Reist/ gest. 24 Okt. 1915/ Alter 90 Jah. 8 Mo. 25 T. / [verse]/

    7. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 19.

    8. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 4, Pg. 115.

    9. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 31.

    10. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 4 Page 31.

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin report 114.
      Samuel E. Reist, to Magdalean Gingrich, both of Woolwich. 10 Oct. 1848. Rev. Eby.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Jan 1825 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1848 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Oct 1848 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - 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 MapsRetired - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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