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

Peter M. Reist[1]

Male 1837 - 1910  (73 years)


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  • Name Peter M. Reist 
    Born 2 Jan 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Birth 9 Jan 1837  [11
    Residence 1856  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Tunker 
    Occupation 1881  Stamford, Welland Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5247 
    Died 24 Jul 1910  [4
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I6745  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Leah Mosser,   b. 7 Sep 1818, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1882, Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1836  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 14, 15
    Family ID F1277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catharine S. Betzner,   b. 11 Apr 1832, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1901  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1856  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 12, 16
    Children 
     1. Reist,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. David Reist,   b. Feb 1846, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Veronica "Fronica" Reist,   b. 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Aaron Reist,   b. 18 Jun 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1859  (Age 0 years)
     5. Mary Reist,   b. 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth Reist,   b. 10 Dec 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1951, Niagara Falls, Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     7. Leah Reist,   b. 5 Dec 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 80 years)
     8. Catharine Reist,   b. 15 Dec 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age 92 years)
     9. Magdalena Reist,   b. 11 Jul 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1874  (Age 0 years)
     10. Ezra Reist,   b. 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F2023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Fannie Hammacher,   b. 13 Dec 1846, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1907  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1902  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F5762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Peter M. Reist, "the eldest son, was born January 2nd, 1837. On July 20th, 1856, he was married to Catharine Betzner who was born April 11th, 1832. They reside on the old 'Buckler Farm', being part of his father's old homestead. Their family consists of eight 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..., 242.

    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..., 176.

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 4.

    4. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Reist/ At/ rest/ Peter Reist/ born/ Jan.2,1837/ died/ July 24,1910/ aged 73 yrs/ 6 mo.23 dys/ A calm and undisturbed/ repose/ Unbroken by the last/ of foes

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 017258-02.
      017258-02 (Waterloo Co.) Peter REIST, 65, farmer, Waterloo, Breslau, widower, s/o Daniel REIST & Leah MUSSER married Fanny BRYE, 55, Doon, New Dundee, widow, d/o Peter HAMACHER & Mary BOCK, witn: Moses & Caroline BOCK both of New Dundee, 30 June 1902 in New Dundee

    6. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 4.

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

    8. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 39.

    9. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 30.

    10. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 6 Page 43.

    11. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 26 Jan 1837:10.
      9 Jan 1837 The family of Mr. Daniel Reist was blessed with a son.

    12. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Peter Reist, yeoman of Waterloo Twp married 20 July 1856 in Berlin by licenses to Catherine Betzner of Waterloo Twp.

    13. [S343] Census - ON, Welland - 1901, Stamford, Welland, Ontario Film 1375889 District 142 Sub-district J Division 2 Page Number 12 Household Number 60.

    14. [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.

    15. [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

    16. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 24 Jul 1856 Pg: 30.
      BETZNER, Catharine married 20 Jul 1856 To Peter REIST. Both of Waterloo. minister F. W. Bindemann

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jan 1837 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1856 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jul 1856 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Tunker - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1881 - Stamford, Welland Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1902 - New Dundee, Wilmot 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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