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

Menno C. Bricker[1]

Male 1874 - 1948  (73 years)


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  • Name Menno C. Bricker 
    Born 30 Dec 1874  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1903  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    well driller 
    Residence 1939  Blackie, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00016-1250 
    Died 29 Apr 1948  High River, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: heart trouble 
    Buried Mt. View Cemetery, High View, , Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I12399  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 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 Elizabeth Cress,   b. 18 Oct 1829, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1901  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F2924  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Kress,   b. 15 Oct 1874, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1949, Blackie, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1903  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F37778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Menno Bricker,"the youngest member in Mr. Bricker's family, was born December 30th, 1874. He is unmarried and has his home with Mr. Henry Snyder, of Woolwich Township, with whom he is engaged as a wage-earner."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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.- Menno C., son of the late John and Elizabeth (Cress) Bricker, was born near Elmira, Ont., in 1875; died in the hospital at High River, Alta., April 29, 1948; aged 73 y. Death resulted from heart trouble. In 1900 he moved to Alberta, and in 1903 returned to Ontario and married Catherine Cress. They lived near Aldersyde, Alta., for three years, and then moved to his homestead near Blackie. He was a member of the Mt. View Mennonite Church, High River, Alta,. Surviving are his companion, one son (Urban, on the home farm), 3 daughters (Vera, at home, Verda-Mrs. Herbert Willoughby, and Irene-Mrs. Ronnie McKeage, all of the Blackie district), one sister (Mrs. Mary Weber, of Ontario), and a large number of friends and acquaintances. One son (Ralph) was accidentally killed in 1917, and one son (Oliver) in 1937. Funeral services were held in the United Church at High River by Isaac Miller and Harold Boettger. Text: Ps. 90: 12. Burial was made in the Mt. View Cemetery.


      Gospel Herald - Volume XLI, Number 26 - June 29, 1948, pages 622, 623.

  • 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..., 469.

    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..., 312.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, June 29, 1948 - Obituary of Menno C. Bricker.

    4. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 18753 (1903), Bricker-Kress.
      Menno C. Bricker, 28, Well Driller, b. Hawksville, res. Wellesley, son of John Bricker and Elisabeth Kress married Catharine Kress, 28, b. St. Jacobs, res. St. Jacobs, daughter of August Kress and Gertrude Meyer, Witness(s) Frederick and Sophia Schlote both of Waterloo, 24 March 1903 in Waterloo

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 9, 1939 - Obituary of Elias W. Bricker.

    6. [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.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Bricker John C, 38, Wellesley, Waterloo, s/o Per & Elizabeth (Cress), married 15 Sept 1863 Elizabeth Cress, 33, Woolwich, Woolwich, d/o Ephraim & Susan (McMachon)

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 24 Sep 1863.
      Married 15 Sep 1863 John Bricker of Wellesley was married to Elisabeth Cress of Woolwich.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, September 6, 1949 - Obituary of Catherine Cress.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Dec 1874 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - well driller - 1903 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1903 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1939 - Blackie, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart trouble - 29 Apr 1948 - High River, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mt. View Cemetery, High View, , Alberta Link to Google Earth
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