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

Catharine S. Betzner

Female 1832 - 1901  (69 years)


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  • Name Catharine S. Betzner 
    Born 11 Apr 1832  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Birth 13 Jun 1832  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Name Catharine S. Reist 
    Residence 1856  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Tunker 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00006-0919 
    Died 15 Jul 1901  [12
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8402  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father Samuel B. Betzner,   b. 11 Sep 1805, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Stauffer,   b. 4 Jun 1810, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1882, East Of Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1828  [2, 13
    Family ID F280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter M. Reist,   b. 2 Jan 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1910  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1856  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 11, 14
    Children 
     1. Reist,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. David Reist,   b. Feb 1846, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Veronica "Fronica" Reist,   b. 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Aaron Reist,   b. 18 Jun 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1859  (Age 0 years)
     5. Mary Reist,   b. 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth Reist,   b. 10 Dec 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1951, Niagara Falls, Welland Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     7. Leah Reist,   b. 5 Dec 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 80 years)
     8. Catharine Reist,   b. 15 Dec 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age 92 years)
     9. Magdalena Reist,   b. 11 Jul 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1874  (Age 0 years)
     10. Ezra Reist,   b. 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F2023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Catharine Betzner, "was born June 13th, 1832. She is married to Peter M. Reist. They reside near her father's old place where he is engaged in farming. Their family consists of seven children, namely: V Veronica, V Aaron (dead), V Mary, V Lizzie, V Leah, V Catharine, and V Magdalena (dead)."


      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. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 4.

    2. [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..., 242.

    3. [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..., 176.

    4. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 4.

    5. [S187] Census - ON, Welland - 1881, Stamford, Welland, Ontario Film 1375889 District 142 Sub-district J Division 2 Page Number 12 Household Number 60.

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 83.

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 87.

    8. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 39.

    9. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 30.

    10. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 6 Page 43.

    11. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Peter Reist, yeoman of Waterloo Twp married 20 July 1856 in Berlin by licenses to Catherine Betzner of Waterloo Twp.

    12. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Gone but not forgotten/ Farewell dear mother/ Catherine S.Betzner/ beloved wife of/ Peter Reist/ born April 11,1832/ died July 15,1901/ aged 69 years/ 3 mos & 4 dys/ Weep not for me my children dear/ I am not dead but sleeping here/ I was not yours but God's alone/ He loved me best and took me home/ Scott, Galt

    13. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 6 Page 45.

    14. [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, 24 Jul 1856 Pg: 30.
      BETZNER, Catharine married 20 Jul 1856 To Peter REIST. Both of Waterloo. minister F. W. Bindemann

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Apr 1832 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 13 Jun 1832 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1856 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jul 1856 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Tunker - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., 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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