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Henry M. Brass[1]
Male 1845 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Birth  2 May 1845  Harrington, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1885  Oro Township, Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    labourer 
    Occupation  1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer 
    House of Industry and Refuge  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    inmate 
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Religion  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Residence  Bef 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number  00015-1196.1 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I16235  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Family  Mary Bretz,   b. 4 Apr 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  17 Nov 1885  Allandale, Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Jarusha Brass,   b. 24 Aug 1886, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Alice Brass,   b. 18 Sep 1889, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Margaret Brass,   b. 27 Oct 1893, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Annie Brass,   b. 29 Jun 1896, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F4318  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 299.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 9.

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 10751 (1885), Henry M. Brass-Mary Bretz..
      Henry M. Brass, 40, occupation laborer of Oro, s/ o Robert & Caroline Brass, married Mary Bretz, 32, residence Rockwood, Ontario, b. Waterloo Township, d/o Jacob & Susanna Bretz, married 17 Nov 1885 Allandale, Innisfili

    4. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 1.

    5. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 2.

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Nov 1885 - Allandale, Simcoe Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - inmate - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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