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

Anton Reitzel[1]

Male 1810 - 1893  (83 years)


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  • Name Anton Reitzel 
    Born 10 Mar 1810  Dachsburg, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Name Anthony Reitzel 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Retired 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00091-5262 
    Died 30 Jul 1893  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Calvary United Brethern Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I54670  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Family Elizabeth Erb,   b. 23 Jul 1816, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1903, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Nov 1834  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Isaac Reitzel,   b. 21 Aug 1835, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1896, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Magdelena Reitzel,   b. 14 Mar 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1921  (Age 84 years)
     3. Polly Reizel,   b. 1838, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Samuel Reitzel,   b. 23 Aug 1839, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1914, Pentland, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Paulina Reitzel,   b. 24 May 1841, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1895, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     6. Anthony E. Reitzel,   b. 10 Jul 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1919, Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Elizabeth Reitzel,   b. 11 Apr 1843, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1931, Barrie, Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. Maria Reizel,   b. 1846, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Maria Anna "Anna" Reitzel,   b. 10 Oct 1846, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     10. Leon Reitzel,   b. 12 Apr 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1920, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     11. M. Reizel,   b. 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Lydia Reitzel,   b. 9 Aug 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     13. Edward Reitzel,   b. 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     14. Louis Reitzel,   b. 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     15. Catharine Reitzel,   b. 12 Sep 1857, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F14117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Anton Reitzel,"the pioneer settler of this family, was a native of Dachsburg, Lorraine, Germany, where he was born March 10th, 1810. In 1831 he emigrated to America and settled in Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada. In September, 1834, he was married to Elizabeth, daughter of Jacob and Salome (Graybill) Erb. She was born July 23rd, 1817. After their marriage they moved to Woolwich Township, on the farm now in possession of their son, Leon, where he died July 30th, 1893. She is still living and resides with her daughter, Magdalena. They had a family of twelve 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.].

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      St. Jacobs: Mr. Anthony Reitel, of this place, whose age is past 83 years, is not expected to live very long.

      Elmira Signet 20 July 1893 p. 8, col. 4

  • 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..., 643.

    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..., 178.

    3. [S232] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Calvary United St. Jacobs 4585 Cemetery Internet Link.
      [Front] - In / Memory of / Eliza'th Erb / Reitzel / Born July 23, 1817 / Died July 24, 1903 / Aged 86 Y'r. / & L Day / Reitzel / Schaefer - Waterloo / Right Side - In / Memory of / Anton / Reitzel / Born May 10, 1810 / Died / July 30th, 1896 / Aged 86 Y'rs. 2 Mo./ & 20 Days. /

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div 4, Page 51.

    5. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 18.

    6. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 6.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1810 - Dachsburg, Alsace Lorraine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., 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 MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jul 1893 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Calvary United Brethern Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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