Waterloo Region Generations
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William Clemens Brightrall

Male 1856 - 1935  (79 years)


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  • Name William Clemens Brightrall 
    Born 11 Jan 1856  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Author Top O' The Tongue Published by Dorrance and Company, Philadelphia, 1925 
    Tip O' The Tongue
    Tip O' The Tongue
    William Clemens Brightrall
    Published by Dorrance and Company, Philadelphia, 1925
    Name William Henrigle 
    Occupation salesman 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-17158 
    Died 20 Feb 1935  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Valhalla Memorial Park, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I17158  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father George Brightrall,   b. 28 Aug 1828, Katzweiler, , Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1910  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mariah "Mary" Maria" Clemens,   b. 28 Apr 1834, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1912  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F4523  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DIES IN MILWAUKEE

      Prairieville. Feb. 26.\emdash Mrs. Merritt Wood has received word that her brother. William Clemens Brightrall of Milwaukee. Wis.. who has a number of friends here and in Battle Creek. died February 20. He was buried in Valhalla cemetery Milwaukee. Besides his sister he leaves two brothers, H. C. Brightrall of London. Ont., and Oscar Brightrall of Holland. Mich.

      Battle Creek Enquirer, Battle Creek Michigan, 26 Feb 1935 pg 2

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      BRIGHTRALL, WILLIAM CLEMENS
      : poet; b. Ontario, Can., Jan. 11, 1865; s. of George H. and Marie (Clemens) B.; educ. Public Schls., Ontario, Can. AUTHOR: Tip O' the Tongue (poems). General character writing:, poetry. Recitalist and broadcaster from studios of Milwaukee, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Chicago, etc. CLUBS: Masonic. HOME: 700 Jefferson St., Milwaukee, Wis.

      WHO'S WHO AMONG NORTH AMERICAN AUTHORS VOL - IV 1929 - 1930

  • Sources 
    1. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 9 Page 66.

    2. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/173020110/william-clemens-brightrall.

    3. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      George Hellriagel, shoemaker of Dumfries married 26 Dec 1852 in Greenbush by banns to Mary Clemmens of Waterloo T. wit: Wilh. Schirhardt of Dumfries & Elias Clemmens of Dumfries

    4. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.

    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.
      CLEMENS, Maria married 26 Dec 1852 Waterloo. To Georg HELLERIEGEL, Dumfries. minister F.W. Bindemann newspaper date 6 Jan 1853 Pg: 1

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jan 1856 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Feb 1935 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Valhalla Memorial Park, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Link to Google Earth
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