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

Jacob Holst

Male 1881 - 1958  (76 years)


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  • Name Jacob Holst 
    Born 13 Dec 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76188 
    Died 8 Jan 1958  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I76188  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father George Holst,   b. 8 Mar 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1938, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother 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, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F19938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Annie Holtzworth,   b. 29 Aug 1891, Logan Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1982, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1914  [6
    Children 
     1. Irene Holst,   d. Bef 2006
     2. Albert Holst,   d. Bef 2006
     3. Margaret Holst,   d. Bef 2006
     4. Viola Holst
     5. Luella Holst
     6. John Holst
     7. Harvey Holst,   b. 1921,   d. 29 Aug 2006, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     8. Delton Holst,   b. 1924,   d. 28 Jul 1996  (Age 72 years)
     9. George Holst,   b. 1925, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 2009, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     10. Clarence Holst,   b. 20 Jun 1927, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 2005, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     11. Walter Holst,   b. 1932, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1973, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F42573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Dec 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jan 1958 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Holst, Jacob, son of the late George and Louisa (Hartung) Holst, was born near New Hamburg, Ont., Dec. 13, 1881; died at his home near Petersburg, Ont., Jan. 8, 1958; aged 77 y. 26 d. On Sept. 2, 1914, he was untied in marriage to Annie Holtsworth, who survives. Also surviving are ten children, 7 sons and 3 daughters (Albert, Petersburg; Harvey, Kitchener; Delton, New Hamburg; George, Petersburg; Clarence, St. Agatha; John, St. Jacobs; Walter, Kitchener; Irene, Petersburg; Viola, Freeport; and Luella, St. Jacobs), one sister (Mrs. Mary Ann Burchatski), and 25 grandchildren. Preceding him in death were one daughter (Margaret, in infancy), 2 brothers (Eli and David) , and one sister (Elisabeth-Mrs. Isaiah Martin). N his youth he united with the Mennonite Church and at the time of his death was a member of the Blenheim Church, near New Dundee. Funeral services were held at the church, Jan. 11, in charge of Arnold Cressman, assisted by Moses H. Roth and Elmer Grove, with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LI, Number 29 - July 22, 1958-page 698

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

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

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Jacob Holst - July 22, 1958-page 698.

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

    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. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Catherine Annie Holtzworth - 30 Nov 1982.