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

David B. Horst[1]

Male 1873 - 1965  (91 years)


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  • Name David B. Horst 
    Born 20 Aug 1873  Aldborough Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00058-3928 
    Died 6 Jun 1965  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Conestogo Old Order Mennonite Cemetery, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I19467  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Samuel M. Horst,   b. 30 Oct 1841, Canarvon Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1925  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Magdalena B. Brubacher,   b. 12 Apr 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1931  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1872  [4
    Family ID F98  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary G. Martin,   b. 31 Dec 1875, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1934  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1898  [5
    Children 
     1. Isaac M. Hurst,   b. 22 Apr 1902, Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1982, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Levi M. Hurst,   b. 1903,   d. 28 Oct 1999, Lititz, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     3. Henry Martin Hurst,   b. Abt 1911, , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John M. Hurst,   b. 25 Aug 1899, , Emmet Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1972, , Pinellas, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F42051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David B. Horst, "born August 20th, 1873."


      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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      Horst, David B., son of Samuel M. and Magdalena (Brubacher) Horst, was born near Rodney, Ont., August, 1873; died June 6, 1965, in his 92nd year after spending nearly 12 years in the K-W Hospital, Kitchener, Ont. On March 15, 1898, he was married to Mary G. Martin, who preceded him in death in 1934. Surviving are 5 sons (John, Isaac, Levi, Samuel, and Henry), 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and one brother (Menno). Three brothers and 3 sisters preceded him in death. He was a member of the Wisler Mennonite Church, where he served many years as a deacon. Interment was made in the Conestoga Church Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Ont.


      Gospel Herald - Volume LVIII, Number 30 - August 3, 1965 page 682

  • 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..., 367.

    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..., 822.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of David B. Horst - August 3, 1965 page 682.

    4. [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..., 366.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Mary Martin Horst - June 21, 1934, page 254, 255, 256.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Aug 1873 - Aldborough Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jun 1965 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Conestogo Old Order Mennonite Cemetery, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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