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

Leah Reist[1, 2]

Female 1892 - 1953  (60 years)


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  • Name Leah Reist 
    Born 29 Oct 1892  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Schallhorn 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00002-468.8 
    Died 12 Jul 1953  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I8271  Generations
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2020 

    Father Moses G. Reist,   b. 25 Jan 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1928  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Esther B. Bauman,   b. 22 Dec 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1952  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 5 Mar 1878  [2
    Family ID F2444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Josiah Schallhorn,   b. 3 Jan 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1972, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F5831  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Josiah Schallbhorn

      Mrs. Josiah Schallhorn, 60, of RR1 Elmira, died yesterday at the Elmira Private Hospital. The former Leah Reist, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Moses Reist. She was born in Woolwich Township Oct. 29, 1892. Surviving are her husband, one sister, Lydia Reist, RR 1, Elmira, three brothers, Moses of Elmira, Daniel B. of Orlando, Fla., and Joseph of Hilliers, BC. The body is at the residence where the funeral will be held tomorrow at 9.30 a.m. A service will follow at the Elmira Mennonite Meeting House. Burial will take place in the adjoining cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Monday, July 13, 1953 Page 7

  • 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..., 153.

    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..., 164.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 7.

    4. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      In/ memory of/ Leah Reist/ beloved wife of/ Josiah Schallhorn/ born/ Oct. 29,1892/ died/ July 12,1953/ age 60 yrs. 9 ms 13 ds/ Rest in peace/

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), July 13, 1953 - Obituary of Mrs. Josiah Schallhorn.

    6. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 6.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Oct 1892 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jul 1953 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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