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

Jacob W. Bricker[1, 2, 3]

Male 1848 - 1926  (78 years)


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  • Name Jacob W. Bricker 
    Born 6 Jan 1848  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Birth 6 Feb 1849  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Religion 1851  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Religion 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00016-1241 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone Image 
    Died 22 Oct 1926  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10307  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father John C. Bricker,   b. 9 Oct 1825, Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1904  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Sarah Wideman,   b. 8 Jan 1832, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1856, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1845  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 13
    Family ID F2923  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena "Lena" Snider,   b. 14 May 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1870  [3, 14
    Children 
     1. Josiah Bricker,   b. 1871, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sarah Ann Bricker,   b. 12 Mar 1873, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1948, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Amsey Bricker,   b. 1876, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Melissa Bricker,   b. 23 Apr 1876, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1941  (Age 65 years)
     5. Hannah Bricker,   b. 27 Dec 1878, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ephraim Bricker,   b. 29 May 1881, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Clarence Bricker,   b. Abt 1883, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Washington Bricker,   b. 3 May 1890, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Archibald Bricker,   b. Abt 1892, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Arthur Frederick Bricker,   b. 7 Mar 1894, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1974, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F2967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jan 1848 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 6 Feb 1849 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1851 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Oct 1926 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Jacob Bricker,"the eldest son, was born February 6th, 1849. He is married to Magdalena Snyder. They reside in Wellesley Township where he is engaged in farming. "


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      Bricker.-Jacob W. Bricker was born near Hawkesville, Ont., Jan. 6, 1848, died Oct. 22, 1926. On June 26, 1870 he was married to Magdalene Snider who predeceased him six years ago. He had been farming near Hawkesville till about twelve years ago, when, with the younger members of his family, he moved to Elmira. On the day of his death he had hurried down to the depot in order to catch an early train, but arrived too late apparently fatigued by his haste and exertion, he sat down in the station, but was suddenly stricken, and passed away in a few moments of time. He was a faithful member of the Elmira Mennonite Church. He is survived by five sons and three daughters (Joseph, Sarah, Mrs. John W. Schweitzer, Melissa, Mrs. Andrew Wilson, Amsy, Hanna, Mrs. James McCulough, Ephraim, Washington, and Arthur). There are 15 grandchildren and three brothers, (John, Elias, and Menno), two sisters, (Mrs. Reuben Weber, and Mrs. Sidney Snider). Funeral took place on Monday, Oct. 25, conducted by Brethren E. H. Bean and Oliver D. Snider. Texts, I Sam. 20: 3, (last clause; Phil. 1: 21.

      "Death has called away dear Father,
      In the lonely grave to lie;
      May we all prepare to meet him
      In that home beyond the sky."


      GOSPEL HERALD - Vol. XIX, No. 35 - November 25, 1926 - pp 751, 752

  • 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..., 313.

    2. [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..., 639.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 7 Jul 1870.
      Married 26 Jun 1870 By Rev. Rau, Jakob W. Bricker of Wellesley was married to Margaretha Schneider of Woolwich.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Jacob W. Bricker - November 25, 1926.

    5. [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..., 310.

    6. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-3 page 17.

    7. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 2 Page 33.

    8. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 33 Household Number 149.

    9. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, E-3 Page: 17.
      birthdate given is 6 Jan 1849

    10. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Hawkesville Div 8 Page 4.

    11. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 2 Page 10.

    12. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Sect.14 Page 93.

    13. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner, Lutheran Minister, Preston report 53.
      John Bricker, of Wilmot, married to Sarah Witeman, of Woolwich. 30 Dec. 1845

    14. [S18] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration index (needs checking to original registration).