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

John Henry Reist

Male Cal 1838 - 1886  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name John Henry Reist 
    Born CALC 7 Feb 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    U. Brethren 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5256 
    Died 25 Feb 1886  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Cause: Inflammation of Kidneys (3 months) 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Person ID I386872  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Daniel Reist,   b. 9 Aug 1816, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Leah Mosser,   b. 7 Sep 1818, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1882, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1836  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Family ID F1277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann Bracey,   b. 10 Nov 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1915, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1867  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 12
    Children 
     1. Esther Reist,   b. 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ephraim B. Reist,   b. 6 Apr 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932  (Age 61 years)
     3. James Henry Reist,   b. 29 Feb 1872, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Sarah Reist,   b. 5 Apr 1874, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lovina Reist,   b. 1 May 1876, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1877  (Age 0 years)
     6. Ida Reist,   b. 21 May 1878, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 92 years)
     7. Elmore Reist,   b. 9 Dec 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F261973  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John H. Reist, "the second son, was born February 1st, 1838, and died February 26th, 1885. He was married to Sarah Bracey, and resided on a farm near Heidelberg where he died. They had a family of seven 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..., 177.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register, Page 35, return 316: by J.B. Bowman, United Brethren in Christ,.
      John H. REIST, 29, Waterloo twp., same, s/o Daniel & Leah, married Sary BRACEY, 20, Waterloo twp., same, d/o Robert & Agnes, witn: Elias SHANTZ of Waterloo twp., 24 Dec 1867

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 75.

    4. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 38.

    5. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 6 Page 42.

    6. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      In memory of/ John H. REIST/ Died/ Feb. 25, 1886/ Aged/ 48 yrs. 18 d's./

    7. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 017928 (1886).
      Name:John Henry Reist Gender:Male Age:46 Birth Date:abt 1840 Birth Place:Waterloo County, Ontario Death Date:25 Feb 1886 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    8. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      In memory of / John H. Reist / died / Febb.25,1886 / aged / 48 yrs 18 d's

    9. [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..., 176.

    10. [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..., 118.

    11. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 7 Apr 1836:27.
      29 Mar 1836 Daniel Reist married Lea Mosser, both of Waterloo

    12. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate.
      Name:John H Reist Age:29 Birth Year:abt 1838 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Residence:Waterloo Township Marriage Date:24 Dec 1867 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Daniel Reist Mother:Leah Reist Spouse:Sary Bracey

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 7 Feb 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1867 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - U. Brethren - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Inflammation of Kidneys (3 months) - 25 Feb 1886 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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