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

Gerhard Bretz[1]

Male 1829 - 1905  (75 years)


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  • Name Gerhard Bretz 
    Born 20 Apr 1829  Fisher Mills, (Cambridge) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1900  Prairie, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number 00015-1207 
    Died 19 Mar 1905  [3
    Buried Buena Vista Cemetery, , Canadian, Oklahoma, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I16293  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Rev. Jacob Bretz,   b. 11 Jan 1800, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1879, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Nancy Weiler,   b. CALC 1 Jun 1809, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1894, Washington, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Family ID F4313  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Jacobs,   b. Jan 1833, , Wayne Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1888, East Wawanosh Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Children 
     1. Annie Eleanor Bretz,   b. 8 Aug 1856, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1893, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F59973  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gerhard Bretz, "is married and resides in one of the western states, place of residence unknown, neither is there anything known of their family."

      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 301.

    2. [S1835] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1900 12th Census, Census Place: Prairie, Canadian, Oklahoma; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0020; FHL microfilm: 1241335.
      Garrett Bretz 71, apr 1829 b. Canada widower
      William J. Bretz 30 b. Apr 1870 Canada mother b. New York
      Bessie 32 b. Jul 1867 Canada

    3. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/43327862/gerhard-bretz.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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