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

Simon Reist

Male 1857 - 1924  (66 years)


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  • Name Simon Reist 
    Born 23 Sep 1857  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farm Labourer 
    Residence 1887  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Religion 1921  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1921  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00090-5177 
    Died 20 Apr 1924  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: pleurisy pneumonia (12 days), myocarditis 
    Buried North Woolwich Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I17257  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    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  [1, 10
    Family ID F1660  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wilhelmine "Minnie" Kalbfleisch,   b. 31 Aug 1863, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1927, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 6 Dec 1887  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Children 
     1. Henry Reist,   b. 17 Sep 1888, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1888  (Age 0 years)
     2. Albert Reinhardt Reist,   b. 25 Nov 1889, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ira Reist,   b. Abt 1890, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Norman Jacob Reist,   b. 20 Jun 1892, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Rachel Reist,   b. 28 Oct 1894, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1973, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Clarence Reel Reist,   b. 21 Apr 1897, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1977, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. John Sidney Reist,   b. 29 Aug 1899, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Henry Simon Reist,   b. 12 Mar 1901, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Ivie May "Ivy" Reist,   b. 31 Dec 1903, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1970, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     10. Wilfrid Reist,   b. 1906, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F2253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Simon Reist, "the eldest son of Jacob Reist, was born September 23rd, 1857. He is married to Wilhelmine Kalbfleisch. He is a farmer and resides in Peel Township, one mile north of Glenallan. They have a family of four 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. [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.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Minnie Kalbfleisch Born: Woolwich Age: 24 Father: Reinhardt Kalbfleisch Mother: Catharine Kalbfleisch Born: abt 1863 Spouse: Simon Reist Age: 30 born: Woolwich Father: Jacob Reist Mother: Rachael Reist married 6 Dec 1887

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.

    4. [S169] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - North Woolwich Conservative CC#4589 Internet Link.
      In / memory of / Simon Reist / died April 20, 1924 / aged / 66 yrs. 6 mo. 27 ds. / gone but not forgotten / Reist

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

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

    7. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 5 Page 50.

    8. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist. 16 Page 12.

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 8 Dec 1887 and 22 Dec 1887.

      06 Dec 1887 Minnie Kalbfleisch and Simon Reist, both of Woolwich, were married by Preacher J. Fellmann in Berlin.
      and

      06 Dec 1887 Minnie Kalbfleisch and Simon Reist, both of Woolwich, were married by Pastor Frosch in Elmira. (correctioon of above?)

    10. [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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Sep 1857 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Labourer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1887 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Dec 1887 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1921 - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: pleurisy pneumonia (12 days), myocarditis - 20 Apr 1924 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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