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

Benjamin Bricker[1]

Male 1816 - 1866  (50 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Bricker 
    Born 12 May 1816  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1851  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00016-1223 
    Died 23 Jul 1866  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I21742  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Peter Bricker,   b. 26 Nov 1793, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Cress,   b. 17 Feb 1792, , Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1854  (Age 62 years) 
    Family ID F3272  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 May 1816 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1851 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jul 1866 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Bricker," eldest son of Peter and Elizabeth (Cress) Bricker, was born May 12th, 1816, and died in infancy."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 468.

    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..., 307.

    3. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      Calculating Benjamin's birth from the tombstone gives birthdate as May 11, 1816 not May 12, 1816 as Eby indicates

    4. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 2 Page 10.

    5. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      Eby has Benjamin dying young. His tombstone indicate aged 50.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 26 Jul 1866.
      Benjamin Bricker died 23 Jul 1866 near Hawkesville, 50 yrs.

    7. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.