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

Leah Mosser[1]

Female 1818 - 1882  (63 years)


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  • Name Leah Mosser 
    Born 7 Sep 1818  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Reist 
    Residence 1836  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00082-4905 
    Died 29 Aug 1882  Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 9
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I3981  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Peter Mosser,   b. 6 Apr 1785, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth M. Wanner,   b. 25 Jul 1781, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1858  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F1254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 29 Mar 1836  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 8
    Children 
     1. Peter M. Reist,   b. 2 Jan 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1910  (Age 73 years)
     2. John Henry Reist,   b. CALC 7 Feb 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1886, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     3. Nancy Reist,   b. 18 Aug 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1913  (Age 73 years)
     4. Elizabeth Reist,   b. 25 Mar 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1936, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     5. Sarah Reist,   b. 10 Apr 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1899, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     6. Infant Reist,   b. 15 Feb 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. David Reist,   b. 2 Feb 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1919  (Age 73 years)
     8. Levi Reist,   b. 17 Oct 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1869  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Leah Mosser, "was born September 7th, 1818. On January 13th, 1836, she was married to Daniel Reist who was born August 9th, 1816, and died June 27th, 1891. They resided about two miles east of Breslau where she died August 29th, 1882."


      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.].

      Leah Mosser, "was married to Daniel Reist and resided near Breslau, Ontario."

  • 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..., 559.

    2. [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.

    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..., 176.

    4. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Hier ruhet/ Leah geb.Mosser/ Ehefrau von/ Daniel Reist/ geb.7,Sept. 1818/ gest.29 Aug.1882/ Alt.63 Jah.11 Mo./ 22 Tage/ [verse]

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

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

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

    8. [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

    9. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      [broken off base and leaning against A10-11] Hier ruhet/ Daniel Reist/ Gest.27 Juni/ 1891/ Alt.74 Jah.10 Mo./ u.18 Tagen/ [verse]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Sep 1818 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1836 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Mar 1836 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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