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

David Holst

Male 1888 - 1955  (66 years)


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  • Name David Holst 
    Born 22 Sep 1888  Pinehill, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Labourer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76189 
    Died 2 Sep 1955  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I76189  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    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. 12 May 1922  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1880  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F19938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amanda Schlabach,   b. 20 Jun 1891, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1989, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1917  [3
    Children 
     1. Verniece Holst,   b. 15 Sep 1921, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1996  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F42574  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Holst, -- David, son of the late George and Louisa Holst, was born at Pinehill, Ont.; went home to be with the Lord, Sept. 2, 1955, at the K. W. Hospital; aged 66 y. 11 m. 10 d. He gave his heart to the Lord in his early teens and remained faithful to the end. He was a member of the Cressman Mennonite Church, Breslau, Ont. On Jan. 24, 1917, he was united in marriage to Amanda Schlabach who survives him. Also surviving are 2 sons (Lemor of Harriston; Carlyle of Petersburg), one daughter (Verniece--Mrs.Burton Bowman of Petersburg), 4 grandchildren, one brother (Jacob of Pinehill), and one sister (Mrs. Marion Burchatzki of New Hamburg). One brother (Eli) and one sister (Mrs. Isaiah Martin) predeceased him, his sister passing away only one day before he did. Funeral services were held Sept. 4 at the Cressman Church with Carl Rudy and Moses H. Roth officiating.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLVIII , Number 41 - October 11, 1955 --- page 982, 983, 984

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

    2. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 5.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of David Holst - October 11, 1955 --- page 982, 983, 984.

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

    5. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Holst/ David Holst/ 1888-1955/ his beloved wife/ Amanda Schlabach/ 1891-1989/ Peace, perfect peace

    6. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41573075.

    7. [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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Sep 1888 - Pinehill, 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 - Labourer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Sep 1955 - Kitchener, 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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