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

Benjamin E. Reist[1, 2]

Male 1830 - 1916  (85 years)


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  • Name Benjamin E. Reist 
    Born 15 Dec 1830  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    carpenter 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5184 
    Died 31 Mar 1916  Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6899  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father Samuel Reist,   b. 1 Jan 1795, Penn Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F1797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Eby,   b. 24 Apr 1834, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1914, Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1852  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Reist,   b. 18 Jan 1853, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1924, Gary, Lake, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Solomon B. Reist,   b. 20 Apr 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George H. Reist,   b. 17 Nov 1856, Of, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth Reist,   b. 6 Dec 1858, Of, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Samuel M. Reist,   b. 22 Mar 1862, Of, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Laura E. G. Reist,   b. 25 Mar 1864, Of, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1884  (Age 19 years)
     7. Daniel Reist,   b. 11 May 1867, Of, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1887  (Age 19 years)
     8. Caroline Amelia Reist,   b. 20 Jun 1870, Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1936, Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F2080  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Reist, "the fifth son, was born December 15th, 1830. He is a carpenter by trade and at present resides at Goshen, Indiana. He is married to Sarah, daughter of George Eby. She was born April 24th, 1834. Their family consisted 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..., 635.

    2. [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..., 588.

    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..., 166.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 97.

    5. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      Marriages By Solomon Weaver, Minister Of The Evangelical Association Of North America
      Benjamin Reist, 22, To Sara Eby, 20. Wit. George Eby And Sara Reist

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Dec 1830 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1852 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Mar 1916 - Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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