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

John Reist

Male 1793 - 1822  (29 years)


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  • Name John Reist 
    Born 7 Feb 1793  Penn Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5166 
    Died 29 Mar 1822  [1, 2
    Cause: drowned 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I22402  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 

    Father John Reist,   b. 18 Jul 1763, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1843, Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Susannah Huber,   b. 21 May 1771, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1850  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1790  [1
    Family ID F238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Reist, "was born February 7th, 1793. He and his brother, Samuel, and his sister Barbara, came to Canada in 1821. While assisting in erecting a bridge across the Conestogo near Mr. Scheifley's, he was accidentally drowned March 29th, 1822. He was not married."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 163.

    2. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Johannes / Reist ist ge / storben den / 29ten Maerz / 1822 Alt. 29 Jahr / 1 Monat und / 24 Tag.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Feb 1793 - Penn Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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