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

John Reist[1, 2]

Male 1763 - 1843  (80 years)


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  • Name John Reist 
    Born 18 Jul 1763  Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1830  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 102, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 102E, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00090-5164 
    Died 2 Dec 1843  Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I8399  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Abraham Reist,   b. 1737, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F193  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Huber,   b. 21 May 1771, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1850  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1790  [1
    Children 
     1. Abraham Reist,   b. 17 Sep 1791, Penn Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Reist,   b. 7 Feb 1793, Penn Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1822  (Age 29 years)
     3. 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)
     4. Christian Reist,   b. CALC 12 Nov 1796,   d. 20 Feb 1875, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     5. Susannah Reist,   b. 4 Jan 1799, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1873  (Age 74 years)
     6. Barbara Reist,   b. 15 Nov 1801, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1890  (Age 88 years)
     7. Elizabeth Reist,   b. 12 Feb 1803, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1876  (Age 73 years)
     8. David Reist,   b. 21 Jan 1805, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1895  (Age 90 years)
     9. Anna "Nancy" Reist,   b. 24 Apr 1807, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1888, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     10. Joseph Reist,   b. 12 Jul 1809, Near Lititz, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1900, Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     11. Maria Reist,   b. 17 Dec 1812, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1894, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     12. Daniel Reist,   b. 9 Aug 1816, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Reist, "was born July 18th, 1763. On December 28th, 1790, he was married to Susannah Huber who was born May 21st, 1771, and died September 15th, 1850. In May, 1826, they with their large family moved to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, near the village of Bridgeport, on the farm now possessed by John Stroh. Here they resided for nearly one year when they purchased the farm now possessed by his grandson Isaac Reist, near Kossuth, Ontario, where he died December 2nd, 1843. To them were born twelve children, all of whom settled in this county save Abraham who remained in Penn Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where his descendants still reside."


      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. [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..., 163.

    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..., 116.

    3. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      In memory of/ John REIST/ Born July 18, 1763/ Died/ Dec. 2, 1843/

    4. [S1319] Assessment Roll - ON, Waterloo Twp. - 1829-1830.

    5. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 43.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1830 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 102, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 1843 - Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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