Abt 1802 - Aft 1853 (~ 52 years)
||Christian Reiner |
||, Schwarzwald, Baden, Germany
||Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||, Germany 
|Eby ID Number
||23 Jul 2020 |
||Anna Maria Heinzmann, b. Abt 1802, , Schwarzwald, Baden, Germany , d. Yes, date unknown |
| ||1. John George Reiner, b. 11 Feb 1832, Hornburg, Baden, Germany , d. 15 Jan 1926, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 93 years)|
||24 Jul 2020 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- John George Reiner - Autobiography
... From Hamilton, I, with two companions, walked to Kitchener (then Berlin) in Waterloo County, arriving there on the 18th day of October, 1852, sixty-five years ago. There I spent the night at George Gaukel's tavern, a small frame hotel on the corner where the Walper House now stands. I paid my last York shilling (l2 l / 2 cents) for my lodging and left the next morning without break fast, walking to 'Mannheim where my father, who had preceeded me to this country, was working for one Isaac Shantz, making fanning mills and furniture, in which I assisted. Mannheim at that time was a more important place than it is at present. Mr. Shantz had a saw-mill there and a second one was operated by Mr. Jacob Bricker, who, after leaving Mannheim, started the foundry business in Waterloo, which developed into the large implement business there. (Now the Waterloo Manufacturing Co.)
About one year later my father returned to Germany and I went to Michigan and from there to Illinois, being occupied chiefly in building houses and barns. In 1858 I returned to Ontario, going to Neustadt in Grey County. I walked frm Goderich, via Lucknow and Walkerton, the trip requiring 2 y 2 days hard travel, mostly through bush with plenty of mosquitoes and few roads, which to me was quite a change from the prairies of Illinois. I re mained in Neustadt and the surrounding country for about eight years, and there, among things, I built a dam across the south branch of the Saugeen River, and a sawmill. ...
First Annual Report of the Waterloo Historical Society, 1917 Kitchener, Ontario, pg 64
- [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 34636 (1926), John George Reiner, accessed 12 Sep 2009.
John George Reiner d. 15 Jan 1926, Wellesley, aged 93y, 11m, 4d, woolen and knitted goods manufacturer. s/o Christian Reiner (b. Germany) & Anna Maria Heinzman (b. Germany) cause: bronchitis & senility
- [S877] Book - First Annual Report of the Waterloo Historical Society, 64.