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

Samuel Reist[1, 2]

Male 1795 - 1883  (88 years)


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  • Name Samuel Reist 
    Born 1 Jan 1795  Penn Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonist 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5167 
    Died 20 Jan 1883  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 6, 7
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I5891  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father John Reist,   b. 18 Jul 1763, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1843, Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Susannah Huber,   b. 21 May 1771, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1850  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1790  [3
    Family ID F238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Reist 
    Family ID F165040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Salome Erb,   b. CALC 4 Aug 1804,   d. 15 Jan 1888, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Children 
     1. John E. Reist,   b. 1823, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. 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)
     3. Jacob E. Reist,   b. 11 Jun 1826, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1909  (Age 82 years)
     4. Abraham E. Reist,   b. 1827, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Benjamin E. Reist,   b. 15 Dec 1830, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1916, Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. David E. Reist,   b. CALC 16 Oct 1838, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1840  (Age ~ 1 years)
     7. Sarah Ann Reist,   b. 20 Nov 1840, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F1797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Reist, "was born January 1st, 1795. He was married to Salome, daughter of Jacob and Salome (Graybill) Erb. She was born August 4th, 1808, and died in Berlin, January 15th, 1888. He died on his farm in Woolwich Township, near St. Jacobs, January 20th, 1883. To them was born 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. [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..., 635.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 19 Jan 1888.
      Died 15 Jan 1888 The widow Saloma Reist, née Erb, died in Berlin, at age of 83 years, 5 months & 11 days.

    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..., 163.

    4. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      Hier ruht in Frieden / Samuel Reist / geboren / Jan.1,1795 / gestorben / Jan.20,1883 / Alter 88 Jahr / 20 Tage /

    5. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 14.

    6. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Sect. 2 Page 34.

    7. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1795 - Penn Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jan 1883 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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