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

Magdalena E. Wideman[1]

Female 1862 - 1957  (94 years)


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  • Name Magdalena E. Wideman 
    Born 6 Aug 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena E. Reist 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2604.4 
    Died 6 May 1957  Bay Port, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Michigan Avenue Mennonite Cemetery, Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I21593  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Henry L. Wideman,   b. 12 Oct 1820, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1897  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Barbara Eby,   b. 15 Jun 1828, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1918  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1847  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Family ID F3669  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joel W. Reist,   b. 8 Aug 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1925, Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1880  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F25218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Reist, Magdalena (Weidman), was born Aug. 6, 1862, in Woolwich Twp., Ontario; died May 6, 1957, in Bay Port, Mich., at the home of her daughter, Lydia, with whom she had made her home for many years. On Oct. 10, 1880, she was married to Joel Reist. To this union were born 3 sons and 4 daughters. Her husband preceded her in death on June 25, 1925. Surviving are 3 daughters (Mrs. Lydia Schwartzentruber, Bay Port, Mich.; Mrs. Malinda Bauman, Pigeon, Mich.; and Mrs. William Eckenswiller, Argyle, Mich.), 19 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, and one brother (Henry, Pigeon, Mich.). She was a charter member of the Pigeon Mennonite Church and is the last one to be called in death. Funeral services were held in the Pigeon Church in charge of Donald King with burial in the church cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume L, Number 23 - June 4, 1957 page 549, 550

  • 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..., 590.

    2. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 22.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, June 4, 1957 - Obituary of Magdalena Wideman.

    4. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Huttner, Jacob Rev. - Minister of the Lutheran Church in Preston #80.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Barbara Eby Weidman - September 26, 1918 - pages 463 and 464.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Aug 1862 - 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 MapsMarried - 10 Oct 1880 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 May 1957 - Bay Port, Huron, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Michigan Avenue Mennonite Cemetery, Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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