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

David Bricker[1, 2, 3]

Male 1814 - 1897  (83 years)


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  • Name David Bricker 
    Born 30 Mar 1814  Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Land 1861  North Dumfries Concession 12 Lot 39, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Land 1861  North Dumfries Concession 12 Lot 40, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00016-1308 
    Died 4 Apr 1897  [5, 8
    Buried Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I12617  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father John Bricker,   b. 28 Dec 1769, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1854, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Anna "Nancy" Erb,   b. 11 Dec 1774, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1866, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Family ID F2213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah Kolb,   b. 25 Sep 1818, Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1870, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1837  [2, 4, 8, 13
    Children 
     1. Henry Bricker,   b. 12 Nov 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Maria Bricker,   b. 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Menno Bricker,   b. 2 Jan 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. David Bricker,   b. 6 Jul 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1847  (Age 4 years)
     5. Levi Bricker,   b. 20 Feb 1846, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1847  (Age 1 years)
     6. Ephraim K. Bricker,   b. 22 Jul 1848, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925  (Age 76 years)
     7. Lydia Bricker,   b. 17 Apr 1851, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Joseph K. Bricker,   b. 12 Sep 1852, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Mary Ann Bricker,   b. 6 Nov 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1927  (Age 72 years)
     10. Mayor Aaron K. Bricker,   b. 12 Jul 1857, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 83 years)
     11. Magdalena "Lena" Bricker,   b. 20 Mar 1859, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3494  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Caroline Devitt,   b. 28 Jan 1843, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1871  [4, 11
    Children 
     1. Magdalena "Lena" Bricker,   b. 20 Mar 1859, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Hannah Bricker,   b. 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lillian Bricker,   b. 12 Feb 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 84 years)
     4. Hannah Alberta Bricker,   b. 15 Jun 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Mar 1814 - Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1861 - North Dumfries Concession 12 Lot 39, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1861 - North Dumfries Concession 12 Lot 40, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • David Bricker, "the seventh and youngest son of John and Annie Bricker, was born near Blair, March 30th, 1814. On September 12th, 1837, he was married to Hannah, the youngest daughter of Jacob and Catharine (Clemens) Klob. She was born September 25th, 1818, and died April 10th, 1870. Soon after their marriage they moved on his father's farm near Blair where they resided for five years, then they moved on a beautiful farm about one mile east of Roseville where they resided until 1862, when he sold the farm and moved to Breslau where he purchased from Mr. Joseph Erb, the mills, and farm of 160 acres in connection, for $17000. He continued in business until 1870 when he retired and since then has taken the world easy. On February 6th, 1871, he was married again to Caroline, daughter of James and Salome (Roos) Devitt. She was born January 28th, 1843. They reside in Breslau, Ontario, where they both enjoying good health. To him and his first wife were born ten children, and to him and his second wife was born one child."


      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 - David Bricker, youngest son of John and Annie Bricker was born near Blair, Waterloo Co., Ont., March 30th, 1814. On Sept. 12th 1897*, he was married to Hannah, youngest daughter of Jacob and Catharine (Clemmens) Kolb, who died April 10th, 1870. The last twenty-seven years of his life were spent in retirement in the village of Breslau. On Feb. 6th, 1871, he was married to Caroline Devitt. With his first wife he had ten children, and with his second wife, one. He died after a short illness, or rather the growing debility of age, on the 4th of April 1897 [sic 1837], at the ripe old age of 83 years, 5 days. Bro. Bricker was a member of the Mennonite church since his youth. Funeral services at the M.B.C. church at Breslau on the 7th, were conducted by S.S. Stauffer and Noah Stauffer. Buried in the cemetery at Blair. In Bro. Bricker's death the community loses another one of the few remaining early settlers, and a highly esteemed neighbor and citizen.


      Herald of Truth, Vol. XXXIV, No. 9, May 1, 1897, Page 141, 142

  • 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..., 426.

    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..., 861.

    3. [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..., 106.

    4. [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..., 322.

    5. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 44.

    7. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 48.

    8. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, May 1, 1897 - Obituary of David Bricker.

    9. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 11.

    10. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 9 Page 72.

    11. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 13.

    12. [S498] Map - Tremaine's 1861 Map of Waterloo County.

    13. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Kolb family bible.