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
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Brass 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Tunker 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Free Methodist 
    Residence 1885  Rockwood, Wellington, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Religion 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 16 Apr 2019 

    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  [7
    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, Simcoe Co., Ontario 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 Brass,   b. 18 Sep 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     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, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F4318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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