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Susanna Bricker
Female 1849 - 1914


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  • Birth  19 Oct 1849  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Religion  1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Misfortune  29 May 1914  St. Lawrence River, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    killed in the wreck of the Empress of Ireland 
    Empress of Ireland
    Empress of Ireland
    Name  Susanna Seybold 
    Eby ID Number  00016-1230 
    Died  29 May 1914  St. Lawrence River, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I21678  Generations
    Last Modified  15 Mar 2017 

    Father  Jacob Bricker,   b. 24 Aug 1818, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1909, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Maria "Mary" Greenfelder,   b. 14 Aug 1821, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1885, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Nov 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2182  Group Sheet

    Family  Edward Seybold,   b. 7 Feb 1850, Montreal, Ile de Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1919, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1145  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Susannah Bricker," was born October 19th, 1849, She is married to Edward Seybold, a brother to Mary Ann's husband. They reside in Ottawa. They have no family."1

      1The Biograpical History of Waterloo Township, Ezra Eby

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      On the foggy night of May 29, 1914, two ships collide in the St. Lawrence River. The Empress of Ireland, with 1,477 souls aboard, sinks in less than 15 minutes. An estimated 1,032 people passengers and crew perish. Susannah and her husband Edward Seybold were going on a tour of Europe for their 32 wedding anniversary on the ship. Susannah was drowned and Edward survived, he followed the casket to Bonaventure station in Montréal on May 31.

  • 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..., 308.

    2. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 8.

    3. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 3 Page 25.

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 19 Oct 1849 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - killed in the wreck of the Empress of Ireland - 29 May 1914 - St. Lawrence River, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 May 1914 - St. Lawrence River, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
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