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

Benjamin Bretz[1]

Male 1855 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Benjamin Bretz 
    Born 25 Nov 1855  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Dunkard 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Tunker 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Free Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00015-1197 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I16237  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    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  [5
    Family ID F4311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah,   b. Abt 1855, Of, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F4319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Bretz, "was born November 25th, 1855. He is married to Sarah -------. They reside in Saginaw, Michigan."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 17.

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

    4. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 9 Page 65.

    5. [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 - 25 Nov 1855 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - 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
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