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Lydia Ann Brox

Female 1884 - 1913  (28 years)


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  • Name Lydia Ann Brox 
    Born 23 May 1884  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Ann Shantz 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-23337 
    Died 12 Jan 1913  [1
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I23337  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father John Brox,   b. 15 Jul 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1934, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Gimber,   b. 8 Dec 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1915, near, Floradale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1874  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F5638  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alfred E. Shantz,   b. 6 Dec 1874, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1959, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1906  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F5636  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1884 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jun 1906 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1911 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mr. Alfred Shantz, near Hawkesville, was also called upon to bear the loss of his wife, who died quite suddenly, from the bursting of a blood vessel, while called at a neighbor's house last Sunday. She leaves her sorrowing husband, her parents (Mrs. and Mrs. John Brox), several brothers and sisters and others relatives, who have the sympathy of the community in their sudden beceavemnt.

      The funeral was held on Thursday afternoon and was attended by a large number of relatives and friends.

  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      in Memory Of / Alfred E. Shantz / Born Dec. 6, 1874 / Died Apr. 29, 1959 / Lydian Brox / Wife of Alfred E. Shantz / Died Jan. 12, 1913 / Aged 28 Yrs. 7 Mos. 20 Dys.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-5 Page 6.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, f-5 Page 6.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 19461-06.
      19461-06 Alfred SHANTZ, 31, farmer, Maryborough twp., Woolwich twp., s/o Dilman SHANTZ & Esther SNYDER, married Lydia Ann BROX, 22, Woolwich twp., same, d/o John BROX & Elizabeth GIMBER, witn: Jacob M. & Mrs. J.M. FOERSTER of Elmira, 13 June 1906 at Elmira

    5. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Hawkesville Div 8 Page 12.

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

    7. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Name: John Brox Age: 24 res: Elmira Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Jacob Brox & Cathar. Zigler
      Bride: Name: Elisabeth Gimber Age: 22 res: Elmira Place of Birth: Woolwich Tp. Names of Parents: Heinrich Gimber & Eva Seiler Witness(S): Name: Ida Turk res: Berlin Name: Sussanna Rothaermel res: Berlin Date of Marriage: Nov. 17, 1874

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 19 Nov 1874.
      17 Nov 1874 By Pastor F.W. Tuerk in Berlin, John Brox was married to Elisabeth Gimber, both of Woolwich Township.