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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 4 Feb 1935, Breslau, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (son of Leonard Roy Horst and Sarah Samantha Shantz); died 23 Dec 2009, , , Alberta, Canada; was buried , 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 17 Jan 1901, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (son of Benjamin G. Horst and Lydia Ann Shantz); died 4 May 1974, Newbury, Misslesex, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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


  2. 3.  Sarah Samantha Shantz was born 30 May 1906, Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA (daughter of Deacon Ezra S. Shantz and Anna Margaret Loucks); died 27 Dec 1987, Petrolia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Roy Donald Horst was born 21 Mar 1933, Breslau, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died Abt 10 Aug 2000; was buried 14 Aug 2000, Zone Twp./Chatham-Kent, Kent, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 1. Ralph Leonard Horst was born 4 Feb 1935, Breslau, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Dec 2009, , , Alberta, Canada; was buried , 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 27 Apr 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (son of Isaac W. Horst and Elizabeth Good); died 16 Feb 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; was buried 19 Feb 1949, Bloomingdale, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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


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

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

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


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


Generation: 4

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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


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


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