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

John M. Reist[1, 2]

Male 1831 - 1915  (84 years)


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  • Name John M. Reist 
    Born 12 Mar 1831  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5207 
    Died 24 Sep 1915  [8
    Buried North Woolwich Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I2523  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father David Reist,   b. 21 Jan 1805, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1895  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Mary Mosser,   b. 9 Nov 1812, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1866, Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1830  [3, 14
    Family ID F1259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Wanner,   b. 10 May 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1920  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 14 May 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 15, 16
    Children 
     1. Susannah Reist,   b. 18 Sep 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1895  (Age 34 years)
     2. Mary Ann Reist,   b. 18 Feb 1864, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923  (Age 58 years)
     3. Levi Reist,   b. 7 Sep 1864,   d. 7 Feb 1865  (Age 0 years)
     4. Solomon W. Reist,   b. 5 Mar 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1939  (Age 72 years)
     5. John William Reist,   b. 21 Jan 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 85 years)
     6. Noah W. Reist,   b. 26 Nov 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1957, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     7. Sarah Ann Reist,   b. 11 Mar 1873, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1952, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     8. Ephraim W. Reist,   b. 21 Mar 1875, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1934, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     9. Elizabeth Reist,   b. 11 Nov 1876, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1876  (Age 0 years)
     10. Catharine Reist,   b. 15 Dec 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Menno W. Reist,   b. 13 Mar 1880, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1888, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     12. Matilda Reist,   b. 18 Jun 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1963, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F814  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susannah Wanner,   b. 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1860  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 17
    Children 
     1. 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)
     2. David Reist,   b. 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George Wanner Reist,   b. 19 Jan 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1917, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Daniel W. Reist,   b. 9 Dec 1859, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1865  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F815  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1831 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Sep 1852 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 May 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John Reist, "the eldest son in the family, was born March 12th, 1831. He was first married to Susannah Wanner who died September 12th, 1860. After her decease he was married to Mary Wanner, a sister to his first wife. They reside on a farm in the township of Woolwich, about three miles north of Elmira. Of the first wife there were four children, namely:...and of the second wife there are nine children".


      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..., 557.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 19 Jul 1888.
      Died 4 Jul 1888 Menno Reist, son of John Reist, died in Woolwich at age of 8 years, 3 months & 20 days.

    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..., 170.

    4. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 9.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 33 Household Number 171.

    7. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      John Reist aged 20, res Woolwich Twp., born Waterloo Twp., son of David Reist and Maria Mosser married 14 May 1861 to Maria Wanner aged 18 res Woolwich Twp., born Waterloo Twp., daughter of Henry Wanner and Anna Fortney.

    8. [S169] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - North Woolwich Conservative CC#4589 Internet Link.
      In / memory of / John M. Reist / born / Mar. 12, 1831 / died Sept. 24, 1915 / aged 84 yrs. 6 ms. 11 ds.

    9. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 3 Page 33.

    10. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 13.

    11. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 89.

    12. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 6 Page 58.

    13. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      John Reist, farmer of Waterloo Twp. married 26 Sep 1852 in Greenbush by banns to Susanna Wanner of Waterloo Twp.

    14. [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..., 116.

    15. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 17 May 1861.
      "Reist - Wanner: On the 14th inst., Mr. John Reist, to Miss Maria Wanner, of Woolwich." by Rev. Mr. Bindeman.

    16. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Reist, 30, res. Woolwich, b. Waterloo, son of Daniel and Maria (Mosser), married 14 May 1861 Maria Wanner, 18, res. Woolwich, b. Waterloo, daughter of Henry and Anna (Forthney)

    17. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.