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

Mary Bretz[1, 2]

Female 1830 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Mary Bretz 
    Born 1830  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Clemens 
    Name Polly Bretz  [3
    Eby ID Number 00015-1208 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I16294  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 Jacob M. Clemens,   b. 13 Jul 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Apr 1854  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Margaret Ann Clemens,   b. 26 Dec 1854, Blenheim, Harwich Twp., Kent Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1923  (Age 68 years)
     2. Lucretia Clemens,   b. 29 Nov 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Maria Clemens,   b. 26 Sep 1858, Bosanquet Twp., Lambton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Benjamin F. Clemens,   b. 30 Dec 1860, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 87 years)
     5. Agnes Clemens,   b. 25 Nov 1862, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lydia Clemens,   b. 19 Mar 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Angeline Clemens,   b. 24 Jun 1872, Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F3289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Polly Bretz, "is married to Jacob Clemens. They reside in Bosanquet Township, Lambton 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..., 301 and 302.

    2. [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..., 404.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    4. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    5. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose.
      BRETZ Maria married 25 Apr 1854 To Jacob M. CLEMMENS. Both of Waterloo Twp. minister F. W. Bindemann newspaper date 27 Apr 1854 Pg: 17

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1830 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Apr 1854 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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