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

Lydia Bricker[1]

Female 1816 - 1852  (35 years)


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  • Name Lydia Bricker 
    Born 24 Nov 1816  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Bendler 
    Name Lydia Kraft 
    Residence 1847  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00016-1320 
    Died 22 Sep 1852  [2, 3, 5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I12669  Generations
    Last Modified 29 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 Henry Kraft,   b. 2 Mar 1813, of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1846, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Kraft,   b. 19 Nov 1834, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1874  (Age 39 years)
     2. John Kraft,   b. 30 Aug 1836, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1864, Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     3. David Kraft,   b. 10 Aug 1838, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Ann Kraft,   b. 27 Apr 1840, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Henry Kraft,   b. 24 Jan 1845, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Christian Herman "Herman" Bendler,   b. 5 Dec 1818, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Oct 1847  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Angeline Bendler,   b. 16 Aug 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Wilhelm Heinrich "William Henry" Bendler,   b. 19 Jan 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1853  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Nov 1816 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1847 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1847 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Lydia Bricker," the fifth and youngest daughter of John and Annie Bricker, was born November 24th, 1816. She was married to Henry Kraft who was born March 2nd, 1813, and died in Berlin, April 11th, 1846. A year or so after Mr. Kraft's decease the widow was married to Herman Bendler, a shoemaker. She died September 22nd, 1852, leaving a family of seven children, of whom five were of first husband and two were born unto her second husband."


      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.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.

    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..., 325.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Hier ruhet / Lydia / geborne / Bruecker / Ehefrau von / Herrman Bendler / sie wurde geboren / den 24 November 1816 / und ist gestorben / den 22 September 1852 / sie brachte ihr Alter auf / 35 Jahre 10 Monate und / 2 Tage

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 188.

    5. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 23 Sep,1852 Page 39.
      Lydia Bendler Died 22 Sep 1852 Nee Bricker. W. of Herman of Berlin. 35y, 9m, 28d.

    6. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Christ. Herman Bendler shoemaker of Waterloo married 19 Oct 1847 Berlin by license to Lidia Kraft (nee Bricker) of Waterloo, witnesses: Valt. Guildner, blacksmith of Waterloo & Edward Heidenreiter, shoemaker of Waterloo

    7. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 22 Oct 1847 Pg 43.
      BENDLER, Herrman married 19 Oct 1847 To Lydia KRAFT, widow of Henry Kraft. minister F. W. Bindemann