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

Mary Bretz[1]

Female 1853 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Mary Bretz 
    Born 4 Apr 1853  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Brass 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Dunkard 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Tunker 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Free Methodist 
    Residence 1885  Rockwood, Eramosa Township, Wellington Co, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00015-1196 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I16234  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Jacob Bretz,   b. 24 Apr 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Susannah Fischer,   b. 15 Feb 1823, Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F4311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry M. Brass,   b. 2 May 1845, Harrington, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Nov 1885  Allandale, Vespra Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Jarusha Brass,   b. 24 Aug 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Alice Bertha Brass,   b. 18 Sep 1889, Housey's Rapids, , Muskoka District, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 66 years)
     3. Margaret Brass,   b. 27 Oct 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Annie Brass,   b. 29 Jun 1896, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F4318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Bretz, "was born April 4th, 1853. She is married to Henry Brais. They reside in Muskoka, Ontario."


      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..., 299.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 9.

    3. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 17.

    4. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 5.

    5. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 10751 (1885), Henry M. Brass-Mary Bretz.
      Henry M. Brass, 40, occupation laborer of Oro, s/ o Robert & Caroline Brass, married Mary Bretz, 32, residence Rockwood, Ontario, b. Waterloo Township, d/o Jacob & Susanna Bretz, married 17 Nov 1885 Allandale, Innisfili

    6. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 19.

    7. [S894] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861, Sect. 9 Page 65.

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huether, Preston report 30.
      Jacob Bretz, to Susanna Fisher, both of Wateloo. 24 Oct. 1843

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Apr 1853 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Dunkard - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Tunker - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Methodist - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1885 - Rockwood, Eramosa Township, Wellington Co, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Nov 1885 - Allandale, Vespra Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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