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

John Histand[1]

Male 1811 - 1892  (81 years)


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  • Name John Histand 
    Born 6 Jun 1811  , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00054-3745 
    Died 15 Aug 1892  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3049  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John Histand,   b. 6 Feb 1785, Upper Providence, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1880, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Mother Catharine Cassel,   b. 17 Sep 1781,   d. 10 Apr 1824  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 23 May 1809 
    Family ID F966  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine L. Bechtel,   b. 27 Sep 1807, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1884, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1833 
    Children 
     1. Catharine B. Histand,   b. 4 Sep 1834, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Hannah Histand,   b. 16 Apr 1837, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John B. Histand,   b. 19 May 1839, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1911, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Magdalena Histand,   b. 7 Apr 1842, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1935  (Age 93 years)
     5. Elizabeth Histand,   b. 6 Oct 1846, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1923, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F973  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jun 1811 - , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Aug 1892 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John Histand, "was born is Chester County, Pennsylvania, June 6th, 1811. He came to Canada with his brother Abraham before he was married. On September 29th, 1833, he was married to Catharine L. Bechtel. She was born September 27th, 1807, and died January 7th, 1884. Some time after their marriage they moved to the "Dickie Settlement", east of Roseville, where they resided for some time, then they moved on the farm now in possession of their son, John B. Histand, where they both died. His death took place on August 15th, 1892. To them were born five 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. [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..., 793.

    2. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ John Histand/ died Aug.15,1892/ aged/ 81 yrs. 2 mos./ & 9 d's/ In the silent grave we leave thee/ till the morn when Christ appears/ Then with job we hope to greet thee/ far beyond this vale of tears/ A.F. McLeod

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 18 Aug 1892.
      Aug. 15, 1892 John Histand died in Blenheim at age of 81 years, 2 months & 9 days.

    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..., 203.