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

Christian Reist[1, 2]

Male Cal 1796 - 1875  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Christian Reist 
    Born CALC 12 Nov 1796  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth 13 Nov 1796  Penn Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Residence 1830  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 105, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    U. Brethren 
    Eby ID Number 00090-5195 
    Died 20 Feb 1875  Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 6, 7
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I9506  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father John Reist,   b. 18 Jul 1763, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1843, Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother 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  [10
    Family ID F238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Christina Eva Frögel,   b. 15 Sep 1815, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1904, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1848  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. Menno Reist,   b. 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Menno F. Reist,   b. 4 Feb 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Mary Ann Reist,   b. 8 Mar 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1856  (Age 4 years)
     4. Christian Reist,   b. 19 Dec 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 87 years)
     5. Wendel Reist,   b. 27 Nov 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1927, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Susannah Reist,   b. 15 Aug 1858, 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 F651  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy Strieger,   b. 8 Dec 1797,   d. Oct 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1830  [3
    Children 
     1. Henry S. Reist,   b. 18 Jul 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Anna "Nancy" Reist,   b. 26 May 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1919, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F1450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Reist, "was born in Penn Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, November 13th, 1796. He came to Canada in 1826 and settled on a farm two miles east of Breslau where he died February 20th, 1875. He was married twice, first to Nancy Strieger, March 16th, 1830. She was born December 8th, 1797, and died in October, 1845. After her decease he was again married to Christina Eva Frögel, October 17th, 1848. She was born September 15th, 1815, and at present resides with her daughter, Mrs. Kurtz, at Shantz Station, about three miles east of Breslau. With the first wife there were two children"


      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. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 11 Mar 1875.
      Died 20 Feb 1875 In Waterloo Township, Christian Reist died at the age of 78 years, 3 months, 8 days.

    2. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 010831-79.
      Wendel Reist, 23, occ. Labour, b. Waterloo Twp, res. Waterloo Twp, s/o Christian & Christena married Caroline Lewitzie, 26, b. Prussia, res. Guelph, d/o Hoodman & Anna, witn Gustave Harnock & Susanna Reist both of Waterloo Twp, 18 March 1879 in the Twp of Waterloo.

    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..., 167.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 75.

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 31.

    6. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 25.

    7. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      Christian REIST/ Gestorben/ den 20 Feb. 1875/ Alt 78 Jahr, 4 Mo./ 3 Tage/ [German verse]/

    8. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 6 Page 44.

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

    10. [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.

    11. [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..., 168.

    12. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner report 120.
      Christian Reist, 52, married to Christ. Tragel, 32. 17 Oct. 1848.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 13 Nov 1796 - Penn Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1830 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 105, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Oct 1848 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - U. Brethren - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., 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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