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

Samuel M. Horst[1]

Male 1841 - 1925  (83 years)


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  • Name Samuel M. Horst 
    Born 30 Oct 1841  Canarvon Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1872  [3
    Immigration 1884  [5
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Ditcher 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Laborer 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00058-3927 
    Died 29 Sep 1925  [7
    Buried Conestogo Old Order Mennonite Cemetery, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I22400  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father David Horst,   b. Abt 1808, Of, Canarvon Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Leah Mosser,   b. Abt 1815, Of, Canarvon Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Ann Martin,   b. 23 Sep 1842,   d. 3 Jan 1872, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elam Horst,   b. 25 Dec 1871,   d. 28 Dec 1871  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F2553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 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  [1
    Children 
     1. David B. Horst,   b. 20 Aug 1873, Aldborough Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1965, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. John B. Horst,   b. 10 Apr 1875, Aldborough Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1960, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Daniel B. Horst,   b. 4 Aug 1876, Bothwell, Zone Twp., Kent Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1955, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Leah B. Horst,   b. 8 Oct 1877, Aldborough Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1960  (Age 82 years)
     5. Susannah B. Horst,   b. 24 Jun 1879, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1945  (Age 65 years)
     6. Samuel B. Horst,   b. 7 Aug 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1885, Near St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     7. Menno B. Horst,   b. 30 Jul 1885, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1975, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F98  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Samuel M. Horst
    Samuel M. Horst

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Horst, "(His father was a distant relative to old Christian and David Horst) son of David and Leah (Mosser) Horst, was born in Canarvon Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Did not receive date of moving to Canada), October 30th, 1841. He was first married to Mary Ann, daughter of Henry Martin of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. She was born September 23rd, 1842, and died January 3rd, 1872. On October 27th, 1872, he was again married to Magdalena, daughter of John S. and Elizabeth (Burkhart) Brubacher. She was the widow of the late Michael Brubacher (See No. 1489 for full information). She was born April 12th, 1850. They reside about three miles west of St. Jacobs. Mr. Horst has a family of seven children, the eldest four of whom were born in Aldborough Township, Elgin County, near Clachan P.O., while the younger three were born in Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, near St. Jacobs."


      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..., 366.

    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. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-7 Page 3.

    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..., 367.

    5. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 11.

    6. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, SubDist. 17 Page 2.

    7. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39247135/samuel-m.-horst.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Ditcher - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., 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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