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

Susanna Bricker

Female 1849 - 1914  (64 years)

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  • Name Susanna Bricker 
    Born 19 Oct 1849  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Interesting drowning, accident 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Misfortune 29 May 1914  St. Lawrence River, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    killed in the wreck of the Empress of Ireland 
    Empress of Ireland
    Empress of Ireland
    Name Susanna Seybold 
    Eby ID Number 00016-1230 
    Died 29 May 1914  St. Lawrence River, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21678  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father Jacob Bricker,   b. 24 Aug 1818, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1909, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Maria "Mary" Greenfelder,   b. 14 Aug 1821, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1885, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F2182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward Seybold,   b. 7 Feb 1850, Montreal, Ile De Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1919, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F1145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Oct 1849 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - killed in the wreck of the Empress of Ireland - 29 May 1914 - St. Lawrence River, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 May 1914 - St. Lawrence River, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Susannah Bricker," was born October 19th, 1849, She is married to Edward Seybold, a brother to Mary Ann's husband. They reside in Ottawa. They have no 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.].
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      On the foggy night of May 29, 1914, two ships collide in the St. Lawrence River. The Empress of Ireland, with 1,477 souls aboard, sinks in less than 15 minutes. An estimated 1,032 people passengers and crew perish. Susannah and her husband Edward Seybold were going on a tour of Europe for their 32 wedding anniversary on the ship. Susannah was drowned and Edward survived, he followed the casket to Bonaventure station in Montréal on May 31.

  • 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..., 308.

    2. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 8.

    3. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 3 Page 25.

    4. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 29 Nov 1837:49.
      21 Nov 1837 Rev Bindemann m. Jacob Bruecker, son of Peter Bruecker, to Maria Gruenfelder, both of Waterloo.