Rebecca Reist

Female24 October 1870–2 August 1947

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Reist was born on 24 October 1870, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, her father, Samuel E Reist, was 45 and her mother, Magdalena Hackman Gingrich, was 42. She married Emanuel Martin on 19 December 1900, in Woolwich Township, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Waterloo North, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1891. She died on 2 August 1947, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 76, and was buried in Elmira, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Emanuel Martin
Rebecca Reist
Marriage: 19 December 1900
Sarah Martin
Rebecca Martin
Nancy Martin
Samuel Reist Martin
Emanuel R Martin
Menno Reist Martin

Sources (17)

  • Rebecca Reist in household of Samuel E. Reist, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Rebecca Reiss, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Rebecca Reist, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1900Woolwich Township, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (5)


    Age 1

    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 13

    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

    Age 36

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    Name Meaning

    Swiss German: unexplained.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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