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

George Holst

Male 1856 - 1938  (82 years)


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  • Name George Holst 
    Born 8 Mar 1856  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Name George Holz 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1880  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76186 
    Died 19 May 1938  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I76186  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 

    Father Charles Holst,   b. 1818, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Wilhelmina "Minna" Ahrens,   b. 1820, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1899  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1854  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F42800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa Hartung,   b. 31 Oct 1859, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1880  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Jacob Holst,   b. 13 Dec 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1958, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Mary Ann Holst,   b. 8 Apr 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1960  (Age 75 years)
     3. David Holst,   b. 22 Sep 1888, Pinehill, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1955, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Eli Holst,   b. 12 Mar 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1941, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     5. Elizabeth Holst,   b. 20 Nov 1895, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1955, Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F19938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Holst - George, son of the late Charles Holst was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., Nov. 8, 1856; died very suddenly May 19, 1938, at the home of his son Jacob, where he had been visiting for a few days; aged 82 y. 2 m. 11 d. He was united in marriage 57 years ago to Louisa, daughter of the late Daniel Hartnig, who predeceased him 16 years ago. He accepted Christ in his youth and was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church since his marriage. He leaves 3 sons (Jacob, David and Eli, all of Wilmot) and 2 daughters (Mrs. Marion Burchatski of New Hamburg; Elizabeth, wife of Isaiah Martin on the homestead), 22 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 1 brother and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted May 21 from his home to the Geiger Mennonite Church, in charge of Bro. M. Hallman. Text, 1 Pet. 1: 3-5. Burial was made in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXI, No. 10 - June 9, 1938, Page 222, 223

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 15.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 9.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, June 9, 1938 - Obituary of George Holst.

    4. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 12 Page 1.

    5. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 11101 (1880), Holz-Hartung.
      Louisa Hartung, residence Wilmot, Born: North East Hope Age: 21 Born: abt 1859 Father: Daniel Hartung Mother: Maria Hartung Spouse: George Holz, farmer of Waterloo Twp. Age: 26 Born: abt 1854 born: Waterloo Township Father: Charles Holz Mother: Maria Holz married 26 Dec 1880 married: Waterloo, Heidelburg

    6. [S894] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861, Div 5 Pg 2.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 55.

    8. [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, 31 Aug 1854 Pg 35.
      AHRENS, Minna married 20 Aug 1854 To Carl HORST. Both of Waterloo. minister F.W. Wunderlich

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1856 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1880 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Dec 1880 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 May 1938 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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