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

Catharine Martin[1, 2]

Female 1808 - 1895  (86 years)


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  • Name Catharine Martin 
    Born 25 Nov 1808  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Catharine Brubacher 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonist 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4576 
    Died 1 Jan 1895  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 7
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I20031  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father David Martin,   b. 16 Mar 1771, East Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Maria Or Magdelina Guth,   b. 26 Jan 1775, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1820  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 4 May 1794  [10
    Family ID F1020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Weber Brubacher,   b. 9 Dec 1803, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1886, Near St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1827  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. John M. Brubacher,   b. 10 Apr 1828, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1909  (Age 81 years)
     2. Mary M. Brubacher,   b. 21 May 1829, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1903, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Eva Brubacher,   b. 1830, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Eva M. Brubacher,   b. 16 Oct 1830, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jacob M. Brubacher,   b. 21 Dec 1831, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1889, Near St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     6. Veronica M. Brubacher,   b. 23 Sep 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1834  (Age 0 years)
     7. Esther M. Brubacher,   b. 3 May 1835, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1856  (Age 21 years)
     8. Rev. David M. Brubacher,   b. 6 Nov 1836, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1905, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     9. Heinrich M. "Henry" Brubacher,   b. 8 Jul 1838, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1911  (Age < 72 years)
     10. Rev. Daniel M. Brubacher,   b. 20 Sep 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Michael M. Brubacher,   b. 31 Aug 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     12. Magdalena M. Brubacher,   b. 15 Mar 1844, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1916, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     13. Peter M. Brubacher,   b. 1 Jan 1846, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1878  (Age 32 years)
     14. Catharine M. Brubacher,   b. 11 Mar 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F72  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Catharine Martin, "daughter of David and Maria (Guth) Martin, was born November 25th, 1808. On July 24th, 1827, she was married to John W., son of John and Eva (Weber) Brubacher. They resided on a farm about three miles west of St. Jacobs where he died March 12th, 1886. She resided on the farm where she raised a family of ten children, until her death which took place in January 1895."


      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.].

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      BRUBACHER. - On the 1st of Feb., 1895, near St. Jacobs, Waterloo Co., Ont., of old age, sister Catherine Martin, widow of the late Pre. John W. Brubacher, aged 86 years. Buried in the Conestoga Mennonite graveyard. Funeral services by Abraham and Paul Martin. Deceased was born in Lancaster Co., Pa. In 1820 she came to Canada, was united in matrimony with Bro. Brubacher in 1827. To this union were born nine sons and four daughters, of whom four sons and four daughters survive. Her funeral was largely attended.


      HERALD OF TRUTH , Vol. XXXII, No. 5, March 1, 1895, p. 77, 78, 79

  • 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..., 356.

    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..., 163.

    3. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 60.

    4. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      Zum Andenken / an / Catharina / Wittwe von / Johannes W . / Brubacher / geb . 25 Nov . 1808 / gest . 1 Feb . 1895 / im Alter von / 86 Jah . 2 Mo . 7 Ta . /

    5. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      Brubacher / In memory of / Catharine / Martin Brubacher / born Nov . 25, 1808 / died Feb . 1, 1895 / aged 86 years / 2 months 7 days / John / Weber Brubacher / born Dec . 9, 1803 / died Mar . 12, 1886 / aged 82 years / 3 months 3 days / But as for me and my house / we will serve the Lord . Joshua 24: 15 /

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 15.

    7. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, March 1, 1895 - Obituary of Catherine Martin.

    8. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 15.

    9. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 6 Page 5.

    10. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 50.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Nov 1808 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jan 1895 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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