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

Elizabeth Reist[1, 2]

Female 1841 - 1936  (95 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Reist 
    Born 25 Mar 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Heckendorn 
    Name Elizabeth Snider 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5258 
    Died 13 Jul 1936  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I17716  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Daniel Reist,   b. 9 Aug 1816, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Leah Mosser,   b. 7 Sep 1818, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1882, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1836  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14
    Family ID F1277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Joseph Heckendorn,   b. 7 Sep 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1886, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1865  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F4617  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Samuel Shantz Snider,   b. 9 Oct 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1912  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1891  [15
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Reist, "the second daughter, was born March 25th, 1841. She was first married to Joseph Heckedon and after his decease to Samuel S. Snider of Waterloo. They reside a little to the west of Waterloo. She has no family."


      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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      Snider Elizabeth Snider died at her home in Kitchener, Ont. , July 13, 1936. She lived to be 95 years old. Deceased was born near Breslau. Her late husband, Samuel S. Snider, predeceased her 20 years ago. She was the last surviving member of the Daniel Reist family. She was a member of the Waterloo Mennonite Church. Services were conducted by J. B. Martin. Text, Isa. 3: 10, 11. Burial in the David Eby Cemetery.


      Gospel Herald, August 13, 1936 - Vol. XXIX, No. 20 - page 445, 446, 447

  • 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..., 783.

    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..., 284.

    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..., 177.

    4. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-6 Page 16.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elizabeth Reist - August 13, 1936.

    6. [S155] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Erb Street Mennonite CC#4512 Internet Link.
      Elizabeth Reist / wife of / Jos. Heckerdorn(sic) / Samuel S. Snider / 1841-1936 / At rest

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 75.

    8. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 39.

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Joseph Heckedorn Birth Place: Waterloo RESIDENCE: Waterloo Age: 26 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839 Father Name: Jacob Heckedorn Mother Name: Mary Heckedorn Spouse Name: Elizabeth Reist Spouse's Age: 24 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Spouse Residence: Waterloo Spouse Father Name: Daniel Reist Spouse Mother Name: Leah Reist Marriage Date: 3 Oct 1865 Marriage County: Waterloo

    10. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 6 Page 42.

    11. [S2222] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township (North) - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 14.

    12. [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..., 176.

    13. [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..., 118.

    14. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 7 Apr 1836:27.
      29 Mar 1836 Daniel Reist married Lea Mosser, both of Waterloo

    15. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 11, 1912 - Samuel S. Snider.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Mar 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1865 - , 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 - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jul 1936 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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