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Anthony Brack
Male Cal 1804 - 1881


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  • Birth  CALC 1804  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    House of Industry and Refuge  1869  House of Industry and Refuge Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
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    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.
    Occupation  1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Pauper 
    Religion  1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Roman Catholic 
    Residence  1881  House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-243044 
    Died  19 Sep 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: old age 
    Buried  Mount Hope Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I243044  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Aug 2017 

  • Notes 
    • Anthony was a residence of the House of Industry and Refuge from the time of the house's inception until his death in 1881.

  • Sources 
    1. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 Page 54.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 22 Sep 1881.
      19 Sep 1881 Anthony Brack died in the poorhouse in Berlin at age of 77 years. He had been a resident of the institution since its inception.

    3. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 5 No. 143 Reg. Number in Admittance Record Book: 30.
      Anton Brack Died: 19 Sep 1881 77 Cause: Claimed and remarks: R. C. Sexton R. C. Mt. Hope Cemetery - Berlin

    4. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 pg 54 & 55.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - CALC 1804 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1869 - House of Industry and Refuge Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Pauper - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - 19 Sep 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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