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

John Bretz[1]

Male 1863 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John Bretz 
    Born 15 Feb 1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Tunker 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Tunker 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00015-1200 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I16241  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    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 Martha Gabel,   b. 17 Dec 1869, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Dec 1887  [4
    Children 
     1. Lloyd Bretz,   b. 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Myrtle Bretz,   b. Abt 1893, of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977  (Age ~ 84 years)
     3. Gordon Bretz,   b. 1896, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F4320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Bretz, "was born February 15th, 1863. He is married to Martha Gabel and resides in Blenheim Township, Oxford County, 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. [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. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 9.

    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 - 15 Feb 1863 - 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 - Tunker - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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