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Ralph Leonard Horst

Male 1935 - 2009  (74 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Ralph Leonard Horst was born on 4 Feb 1935 in Breslau, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (son of Leonard Roy Horst and Sarah Samantha Shantz); died on 23 Dec 2009 in , , Alberta, Canada; was buried in Zone Twp./Chatham-Kent, Kent, Ontario, Canada.

    Ralph married H. Danko. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. M. Horst
    2. M.L. Horst
    3. M.L. Horst
    4. L.R. Horst

    Ralph married B. McGaffey. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Leonard Roy HorstLeonard Roy Horst was born on 17 Jan 1901 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (son of Benjamin G. Horst and Lydia Ann Shantz); died on 4 May 1974 in Newbury, Misslesex, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    Leonard married Sarah Samantha Shantz on 3 Sep 1930. Sarah (daughter of Deacon Ezra S. Shantz and Anna Margaret Loucks) was born on 30 May 1906 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA; died on 27 Dec 1987 in Petrolia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Sarah Samantha Shantz was born on 30 May 1906 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA (daughter of Deacon Ezra S. Shantz and Anna Margaret Loucks); died on 27 Dec 1987 in Petrolia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Roy Donald Horst was born on 21 Mar 1933 in Breslau, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died about 10 Aug 2000; was buried on 14 Aug 2000 in Zone Twp./Chatham-Kent, Kent, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 1. Ralph Leonard Horst was born on 4 Feb 1935 in Breslau, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 23 Dec 2009 in , , Alberta, Canada; was buried in Zone Twp./Chatham-Kent, Kent, Ontario, Canada.
    3. R.I. Horst
    4. R.E. Horst


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Benjamin G. HorstBenjamin G. Horst was born on 27 Apr 1870 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (son of Isaac W. Horst and Elizabeth Good); died on 16 Feb 1949 in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 19 Feb 1949 in Bloomingdale, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    Benjamin married Lydia Ann Shantz on 27 Nov 1895. Lydia (daughter of Moses Shantz and Susannah Snider) was born on 18 Oct 1874 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 12 Aug 1951 in Breslau, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 15 Aug 1951 in Bloomingdale, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Lydia Ann ShantzLydia Ann Shantz was born on 18 Oct 1874 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Moses Shantz and Susannah Snider); died on 12 Aug 1951 in Breslau, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 15 Aug 1951 in Bloomingdale, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Clifford Horst was born on 13 Mar 1897; and died.
    2. Emma Horst was born on 20 Feb 1899; died on 19 Jul 1996.
    3. 2. Leonard Roy Horst was born on 17 Jan 1901 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 4 May 1974 in Newbury, Misslesex, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Ina Horst was born on 5 Jul 1905; died on 10 Jul 1995 in Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Edith Lorene Horst was born on 31 May 1910; died on 5 Nov 1972; was buried in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Maurice Horst was born on 1 Dec 1914; died on 1 Dec 1914; was buried in Bloomingdale, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Marshall Horst was born on 1 Dec 1914; died on 1 Dec 1914; was buried in Bloomingdale, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 6.  Deacon Ezra S. Shantz was born on 12 Sep 1869 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (son of Deacon John D. Shantz and Elizabeth B. Steiner); died on 22 Mar 1955 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 26 Mar 1955 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    Ezra married Anna Margaret Loucks on 19 Feb 1893. Anna (daughter of Rev. Jacob O. Loucks and Catherine H. Freed) was born on 22 Aug 1870 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA; died on 8 Dec 1952 in Baden, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 12 Dec 1952 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Anna Margaret Loucks was born on 22 Aug 1870 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA (daughter of Rev. Jacob O. Loucks and Catherine H. Freed); died on 8 Dec 1952 in Baden, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 12 Dec 1952 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. John Henry Shantz was born on 18 Oct 1894 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA; died on 14 Apr 1980 in Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 17 Apr 1980 in Breslau, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Catherine Elizabeth Shantz was born on 7 Mar 1897 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA; died on 11 Jul 1966 in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, USA; was buried in Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA.
    3. Elmer Oscar Shantz was born on 14 Oct 1898 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA; died on 30 Mar 1989 in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Eldon Ray Shantz was born on 27 Dec 1900 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA; died on 19 Sep 1995 in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Breslau, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Jacob Alan Shantz was born on 7 Jun 1903 in , , Indiana, USA; died on 31 Aug 1963 in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 3 Sep 1963 in Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    6. 3. Sarah Samantha Shantz was born on 30 May 1906 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA; died on 27 Dec 1987 in Petrolia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Joseph Ervin Shantz was born on 11 Oct 1908 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 1 Feb 1968 in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Wellesley Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Mary Magdalene Shantz was born on 16 Jul 1913 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 5 Feb 2004 in Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA; was buried on 10 Feb 2004 in Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA.
    9. William Oliver Shantz was born on 6 May 1915 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 5 May 1969 in Vineland, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 7 May 1969 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Isaac W. HorstIsaac W. Horst was born on 23 Dec 1834 (son of Christian Horst and Eva M. Wanner); died on 23 Apr 1916.

    Isaac married Elizabeth Good on 2 Jan 1859. Elizabeth (daughter of Benjamin Good and Barbara Bergey) was born on 18 Feb 1840 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 29 Oct 1900; was buried in Bloomingdale, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Elizabeth Good was born on 18 Feb 1840 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Benjamin Good and Barbara Bergey); died on 29 Oct 1900; was buried in Bloomingdale, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Joseph Horst was born on 2 Dec 1859; and died.
    2. Hannah Horst was born on 12 Aug 1861; died on 23 Feb 1866.
    3. Jacob Horst was born on 30 Mar 1864; and died.
    4. Elizabeth Horst was born on 17 Nov 1865; and died.
    5. Isaac G. Horst was born on 10 Mar 1867; and died.
    6. Salome Horst was born on 17 Oct 1868; and died.
    7. 4. Benjamin G. Horst was born on 27 Apr 1870 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 16 Feb 1949 in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 19 Feb 1949 in Bloomingdale, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Christian Horst was born on 25 Mar 1872; died on 4 Feb 1873.
    9. Catharine Horst was born on 4 Dec 1873; died on 14 May 1943; was buried in Bloomingdale, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Enoch G. Horst was born on 12 Jan 1876; died on 6 Jun 1959; was buried on 9 Jun 1959 in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Abraham Horst was born on 2 Aug 1877; died on 21 Sep 1897; was buried in Bloomingdale, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    12. Susannah Horst was born on 14 Feb 1880; died on 22 Jul 1880.

  3. 10.  Moses Shantz was born on 22 Aug 1819 (son of Joseph R. Shantz and Catherine Snider); died on 16 Jan 1897; was buried on 20 Jan 1897 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    Moses married Susannah Snider on 18 Mar 1849. Susannah (daughter of Jacob C. Schneider and Elizabeth Cressman) was born on 4 Apr 1830; died on 14 May 1916; was buried on 17 May 1916 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Susannah Snider was born on 4 Apr 1830 (daughter of Jacob C. Schneider and Elizabeth Cressman); died on 14 May 1916; was buried on 17 May 1916 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Menno S. Shantz was born on 11 Oct 1852 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 4 Jan 1937 in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Franklin Shantz was born on 14 Sep 1856; died on 1 Jan 1929 in Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Susannah Shantz was born on 15 Feb 1861 in Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 18 Oct 1936; was buried in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Catharine Shantz was born on 8 Jun 1863; and died.
    5. 5. Lydia Ann Shantz was born on 18 Oct 1874 in Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 12 Aug 1951 in Breslau, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 15 Aug 1951 in Bloomingdale, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

  5. 12.  Deacon John D. Shantz was born on 4 Oct 1839 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (son of Deacon John C. Shantz and Anna Detweiler); died on 13 Jun 1923 in Baden, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    John married Elizabeth B. Steiner on 13 Feb 1866. Elizabeth (daughter of Ulrich Steiner and Elizabeth Bösiger) was born on 12 Dec 1840; died on 24 Jun 1901; was buried in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Elizabeth B. Steiner was born on 12 Dec 1840 (daughter of Ulrich Steiner and Elizabeth Bösiger); died on 24 Jun 1901; was buried in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 6. Deacon Ezra S. Shantz was born on 12 Sep 1869 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 22 Mar 1955 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 26 Mar 1955 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Tobias Shantz was born on 18 Oct 1874; died on 10 Jun 1944.
    3. Elizabeth Shantz was born on 3 Aug 1876; died on 27 Apr 1960.
    4. John S. Shantz was born on 18 Dec 1879 in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died on 13 Jul 1924 in , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

  7. 14.  Rev. Jacob O. Loucks was born on 9 Sep 1831 in , , Ohio, USA (son of Peter Loucks and Anna Barkley); died on 23 Oct 1893 in Olive Twp., Elkhart, Indiana, USA; was buried in , Elkhart, Indiana, USA.

    Jacob married Catherine H. Freed on 27 Nov 1854. Catherine (daughter of Rev. Jacob B. Freed and Margaret B. Haldeman) was born on 14 Sep 1837 in , , Ohio, USA; died on 7 Mar 1907 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Catherine H. Freed was born on 14 Sep 1837 in , , Ohio, USA (daughter of Rev. Jacob B. Freed and Margaret B. Haldeman); died on 7 Mar 1907 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA.
    Children:
    1. Loucks was born between 1855 and 1856; died between 1855 and 1856.
    2. William Henry Loucks was born on 26 Apr 1857 in , , Indiana, USA; died on 14 Jul 1934 in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, USA.
    3. Sarah Samantha Loucks was born on 23 Mar 1860 in , , Indiana, USA; died on 11 Sep 1926 in Locke Twp., Ingham, Michigan, USA.
    4. Mary Elizabeth Loucks was born on 8 Apr 1862 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA; died on 25 May 1949 in , Ingham, Michigan, USA.
    5. Andrew Martin Loucks was born on 6 Jun 1865; died on 27 Aug 1866.
    6. Jacob Oliver Loucks was born on 15 Oct 1867 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA; died on 7 May 1939 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA.
    7. 7. Anna Margaret Loucks was born on 22 Aug 1870 in Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA; died on 8 Dec 1952 in Baden, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried on 12 Dec 1952 in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Jonas Ervin Loucks was born on 12 Oct 1875 in Locke Twp., Elkhart, Indiana, USA; died on 6 Sep 1946 in Mishawaka, St. Joseph, Indiana, USA.


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