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Peace Lutheran Church Gone Breslau
1860 - 1927


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    Birth  began 1860  Mill St., Breslau, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Unknown 
    Church  1860  Peace Lutheran Church, Breslau, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    congreation begun 
    Died  closed 1927 
    Person ID  I1056  Buildings and Organizations
    Last Modified  6 Dec 2011 

  • Notes 
    • Peace Lutheran Church

      Begun: c.1860 Closed: c.1927

      The Lutheran congregation in Breslau is reported to have been organized c.1860 by  Pastor Immanuel Wurster  of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Preston, who served there from 1854-1881. Pastor Wurster also organized the Lutheran congregations in Hespeler and Shantz Station at about the same time. A church, which was built in 1885, was located on the south side of Mill Street in Breslau. The building was still there in 1969, in use as a residence.

      Records:
      Baptism dates: 1885-1922 Location of records: Wilfrid Laurier University
      Marriage dates: 1886-1915 Location of records: Wilfrid Laurier University
      Burial dates: 1888-1917 Location of records: Wilfrid Laurier University

      Records in the Lutheran Church Archives at Wilfrid Laurier University also include the Confirmations 1888-1914 for this church.

      References
      : Cressman, WHS 1969(57):39; St. Peter's Preston 1934; R. Taylor 19861a

      1aAmbrose, Rosemary. Waterloo County Churches A Research Guide to Churches Established Before 1900. Kitchener, Ontario, Canada: Waterloo-Wellington Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1993. [used the kind permission of Rosemary Ambrose 2011]