Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Family: Deacon John E. Brubacher / Catharine Shirk (F1421)

m. 6 Mar 1817


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  • Father | Male
    Deacon John E. Brubacher

    Born  11 Jul 1793  Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Oct 1875  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  6 Mar 1817  [1, 2, 3]   
    Father  Jacob Brubacher | F156 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Susannah Erb | F156 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Catharine Shirk

    Born  11 Feb 1798  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Oct 1882  near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  11 Oct 1882  First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Joseph Sherk | F182 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Betzner | F182 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Jacob Brubacher

    Born  9 Apr 1818  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Dec 1896  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Weber | F249922 
    Married  11 Feb 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Susannah Brubacher

    Born  28 Jun 1819  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 May 1891  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John Weber | F195 
    Married  9 Apr 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Elizabeth Brubacher

    Born  13 Dec 1820  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Jan 1899  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Jonas B. Bingeman | F196 
    Married  8 Dec 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    John E. Brubacher

    Born  9 Aug 1822  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Aug 1902  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Magdalena Musselman | F197 
    Married  3 Feb 1846  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Esther Musselman | F198 
    Married  Dec 1882   

    Child 5 | Male
    Henry Brubacher

    Born  12 Feb 1824  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Mar 1893  near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Musselman | F221 
    Married  6 Jan 1852  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    Joseph Brubacher

    Born  27 Oct 1825  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Mar 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Male
    Christian Brubacher

    Born  27 Apr 1827  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Oct 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    Samuel S. Brubacher

    Born  4 Jan 1829  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Dec 1875  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Lydia Musselman | F233 
    Married  4 Mar 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Female
    Magdalena Brubacher

    Born  14 Jan 1831  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Mar 1831   
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Female
    Anna "Nancy" Brubacher

    Born  19 Sep 1832  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Oct 1870  Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Jakob Y. Schantz | F43464 
    Married     
    Spouse  Mayor Jacob Yost Shantz | F243 
    Married  6 Dec 1853   

    Child 11 | Female
    Magdalena Brubacher

    Born  10 Mar 1834  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Dec 1915   
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Dr. David M. Musselman | F245 
    Married  7 Dec 1852  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 12 | Female
    Mary Brubacher

    Born  29 Aug 1836  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Mar 1859  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Moses W. Martin | F244 
    Married  13 Mar 1855   

    Child 13 | Female
    Catharine Brubacher

    Born  5 Jul 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Sep 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  29 Sep 1911  First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  David Betzner | F249 
    Married  3 Apr 1855  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 14 | Male
    Benjamin S. Brubacher

    Born  24 Apr 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jan 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Barbara Meyer | F251 
    Married  26 Sep 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 15 | Female
    Veronica Brubacher

    Born  16 May 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Nov 1935  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Moses E. Betzner | F252 
    Married  2 Feb 1864   

  • 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..., 345.

    2. [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..., 616-617.

    3. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Nov 15, 1882.
      Obituary of Catharine Sherk