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

Susannah Bretz[1, 2]

Female 1833 - 1879  (46 years)


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  • Name Susannah Bretz 
    Born 7 Apr 1833  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Susannah Bergey 
    Eby ID Number 00015-1205 
    Died 19 Aug 1879  Snyder Co. Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I16227  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father John Bretz,   b. Abt 1800, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Reist,   b. 12 Feb 1803, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1876  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F812  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abraham Bergey,   b. 10 Feb 1828, Snyder Co. Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1897, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 15 Aug 1858  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. Isaac Bergey,   b. 6 Jan 1861, , Snyder Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1862, , Snyder Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. John W. Bergey,   b. 10 Oct 1862, , Snyder Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jonas Bergey,   b. 16 Mar 1864, , Snyder Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1923, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     4. Maria "Mary" Bergey,   b. 24 Mar 1866, , Snyder Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Elizabeth Bergey,   b. 3 Dec 1868, , Snyder Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940  (Age 71 years)
     6. Abraham Bergey,   b. 15 Feb 1871, , Snyder Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1873, , Snyder Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F1635  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Susannah Bretz, "daughter of John and Elizabeth (Reist) Bretz, was born April 7th, 1833. She was married to Abraham Bergey, who was born in Snyder County, Pennsylvania, February 10th, 1828, August 15th, 1853. They resided in Pennsylvania where she died August 19th 1879. He with his children came to this county in 1880."


      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..., 300.

    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..., 170.

    3. [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..., 230.

    4. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    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..., 301.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Abraham Berge, aged 29, res Waterloo, born Pennsylvania, son of Jonas and Molly (Roth) married 15 Aug 1858 to Susan Braetz, aged 25, res. Waterloo, born Waterloo daughter of John and Elizabeth (Reist)

    7. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 14 Sep 1858.
      By the Revd. F. W. Bindeman at Berlin, on the 15th August, Abraham Berge, to Susan Braety, of Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Apr 1833 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Aug 1858 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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