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Joseph Reist

Male 1809 -

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  • Name Joseph Reist  [1
    Born 12 Jul 1809  Near Lititz, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Near Kossuth, Waterloo Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I07747  All
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2006 

    Father John Reist,   b. 18 Jul 1763 
    Mother Susannah Huber,   b. 21 May 1771 
    Family ID F1918  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Miller,   b. 17 Dec 1823,   d. 25 Apr 1886  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1838 
     1. Susannah "Susan" Reist,   b. 29 Aug 1839
     2. Isaac Reist,   b. 1 Oct 1841
     3. Joseph Reist,   b. 31 Aug 1843
     4. Elizabeth Reist,   b. 18 Nov 1845
     5. Jacob Reist,   b. 7 Nov 1847
     6. Catharine Reist,   b. 13 Apr 1850
     7. Elias Reist,   b. 30 Nov 1852
     8. Mary Ann Reist,   b. 16 Jan 1856
     9. Abraham Reist,   b. 16 Jan 1859
     10. Sarah Ann Reist,   b. 17 Mar 1861
     11. Benjamin Reist,   b. 20 Mar 1863
    Family ID F1917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Source: Ezra Eby book

      Joseph Reist, "the tenth member of John and Susannah (Huber) Reist's family, was born near Lititz, in Warwick Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, July 12th, 1809. In the beginning of May, 1826, he, in company with his parents and their family, David Martin and family, Jacob Latschaw and family, Emanuel Stauffer and family, and Henry Ernst and family, left Pennsylvania and moved to Canada. They arrived at Berlin, at Rev. Benjamin Eby's place, on May 26th of the same year. His parents located on the farm now owned by Henry Stroh, near Bridgeport, where they resided until March 1827, when they took up lot No. 102, German Company's Tract, near where now Kossuth is. Here they resided until their deaths. On April 17th, 1838, he was married to Magdalena, daughter of Gloth and Elizabeth (Miller) Miller. She was born December 17th, 1823, and died April 25th, 1886. After their marriage he took possession of his father's farm and has resided thereon ever since. They had a family of eleven children, of whom the greater number died in infancy.

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