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

Leah Bricker

Female 1822 - 1869  (46 years)


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  • Name Leah Bricker 
    Born 24 Jul 1822  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Lea Bruecker  [6
    Name Leah Groff 
    Name Nancy Bricker 
    Residence 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number 00016-1347 
    Died 11 Mar 1869  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I12803  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Samuel Bricker,   b. 25 Jul 1776, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1868, Chicopee (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Eby,   b. 14 Apr 1781, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1861, Chicopee (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1801  [7, 8, 9
    Family ID F3512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isaac Groff,   b. 2 Mar 1818, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1840  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6
    Children 
     1. Fannie Groff,   b. 7 Nov 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1923  (Age 83 years)
     2. Sarah Groff,   b. 2 Mar 1842, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1843  (Age 1 years)
     3. Anna "Annie" Groff,   b. 29 Dec 1845, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1919, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Samuel Groff,   b. 14 Sep 1847, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1930, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Mary Groff,   b. 13 Apr 1848, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1921  (Age 73 years)
     6. Leah Groff,   b. 2 Jan 1851, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Leah Bricker,"the eighth and youngest child of Samuel and Rebecca (Eby) Bricker, was born July 24th, 1822. On February 4th, 1840, she was married to Isaac Groff who was born March 2nd, 1818. Soon after their marriage they moved on his father's old homestead about halfway between Preston and Galt where he died June 2nd, 1850. She died March 11th, 1869. To them were born six children".


      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. [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..., 332.

    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..., 722.

    3. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [eroded] In memory of/ Lea Bricker/ wife of/ Isaac Groff/ died March 11, 1869/ aged 46 yrs. 7 mo's. 15 ds./ A faithful friend, companion dear/ a tender mother lieth here/ ?

    4. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 7.

    5. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 9 Page 69.

    6. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 29 Feb 1840:48.
      4 Feb 1840 In Galt, Rev Bayne m. Isaak Graff, Dumfries, to Miss Lea Bruecker, daughter of Samuel Bruecker, senior, of Waterloo Twp.

    7. [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..., 326.

    8. [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..., 573.

    9. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 7 Page 46.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jul 1822 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Feb 1840 - Galt (Cambridge), 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 MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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