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

Leah G. Reist[1, 2, 3]

Female 1861 - 1944  (82 years)


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  • Name Leah G. Reist 
    Born 31 Jul 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah G. Martin 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1882  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number 00090-5173 
    Died 28 Jul 1944  [6
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I5783  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Samuel E. Reist,   b. 30 Jan 1825, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1915  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Gingerich,   b. 14 Sep 1828, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1898  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1848  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F2075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Samuel Reist,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Magdalena Gingerich,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F281283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elias B. Martin,   b. 26 Jan 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1940  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1882  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Children 
     1. Moses Martin,   b. 9 Jul 1883, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Samuel R. Martin,   b. 22 Dec 1885, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1954  (Age 68 years)
     3. Magdalena Martin,   b. 18 Aug 1888, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1890  (Age 1 years)
     4. Esther Martin,   b. 8 Jan 1891, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Leah Martin,   b. 12 Nov 1893, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elias R. Martin,   b. 15 Dec 1896, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1973  (Age 76 years)
     7. Lovina Martin,   b. 15 Nov 1897, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1947, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     8. Abraham R. Martin,   b. 9 Jun 1900, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1930  (Age 30 years)
     9. Saloma Martin,   b. 11 Sep 1902, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1909  (Age 6 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1766  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Leah Reist, "the second daughter, was born July 31st, 1861. On February 14th, 1882, she was married to Elias Martin. They reside in Peel Township, Wellington County."


      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..., 63.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Feb 1882.
      14 Feb 1882 Elias B. Martin and Leah Reist, both of Woolwich, were married by Preacher Abraham Martin.

    3. [S2897] aaaVit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011649-82.
      Elias Martin, 23, occ. Farmer, b. Waterloo Twp, res. Waterloo Twp, son of Jacob and Esther married Leah Reist, 20, b. Woolwich, res. Woolwich, daughter of Samuel and Magdalena, Witness(s): Samuel Reist of Woolwich and Jacob Martin of Waterloo Twp, 14 February 1882 in Woolwich.

    4. [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..., 165.

    5. [S171] Census - ON, Wellington, Peel - 1901, Peel I-1 Page 15.

    6. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Hier ruhet/ Leah G. Reist/ Ehefrau von/ Elias B. Martin/ geb. Juli 31,1861/ gest. Juli 28,1944/ Alter/ 82 Jah. 11 Mo. 28 Ta. /

    7. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 19.

    8. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 31.

    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..., 164.

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin report 114.
      Samuel E. Reist, to Magdalean Gingrich, both of Woolwich. 10 Oct. 1848. Rev. Eby.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jul 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1882 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1882 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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