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Henry W. Brubacher[1]
Male 1847 - 1874


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  • Birth  2 Jun 1847  Juniata Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Misfortune  31 May 1874  , Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    drowned 
    Eby ID Number  00075-4563.1 
    Died  31 May 1874  Thames River, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: drowned 
    Buried  St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID  I627  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  Henry Brubacher,   b. Abt 1817, Of, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Veronica,   b. Abt 1817, Of, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F20544  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Anna Mosser,   b. 6 Oct 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1881, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Mar 1873  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID  F223  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Annie G. Martin,   b. 20 Dec 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1872, , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Oct 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID  F225  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Sad Accident

      A very painful accident occurred in Canada, on the 31st of May. On Sunday morning between eight and nine O'clock, Bro. Henry W. Brubaker, with Bro. Albright's little boys went to the Thames river to wash; he got into deep water and was drowned. His body was found a few hours afterwards, placed in a coffin and sent to Waterloo county followed by his bereaved wife, and Bro. Abraham Martin. He was buried in the Conestoga burying-ground. Aged 26 years, 11 months and 29 days. He was born in Juniata county Pa., Sermon by Bro. Abraham Martin.1a

      1aHerald of Truth - Volume XI, Number 7 - July 1874 - Pages 120, 127

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      A tombstone in the St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery reads" In memory of / Henry W.Brubacher / born / June 1,1847 / died May 31,1874 / aged / 26 yr's 11 ms.& 29 d's / " Was the body moved or was the obituary in error?

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 58.

    2. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Volume XI, Number 7 - July 1874 - Pages 120, 127.

    3. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      In memory of / Henry W.Brubacher / born / June 1,1847 / died May 31,1874 / aged / 26 yr's 11 ms.& 29 d's /

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012832-73.
      Henry BRUBACHER, 26, laborer, Pennsylvania U.S., Woolwich, widower, s/o Henry & Veronica married Nancy MOSSER, 32, Woolwich, Woolwich, d/o Henry & Mary MOSSER, witn: John W. BRUBACHER & Henry MOSSER of Woolwich, 23 March 1873 in Woolwich

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Anna Martin Born: Waterloo Age: 28 Born: abt 1843 Father: Joseph Martin Mother: Elisabeth Martin Spouse: Henry W Brubaker Age: 25 Born: abt 1846 born: PA Father: Henry Brubaker Mother: Veronica Brubaker married 29 Oct 1871 married: Waterloo, Woolwich

    6. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 57.

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 2 Jun 1847 - Juniata Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Oct 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Mar 1873 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - drowned - 31 May 1874 - , Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: drowned - 31 May 1874 - Thames River, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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