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Emanuel M. Brox

Male 1890 - 1930  (40 years)


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  • Name Emanuel M. Brox 
    Born 6 Nov 1890  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1911  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Carpenter 
    Residence 1911  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-23343 
    Died 28 Nov 1930  [3
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I23343  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father John Brox,   b. 15 Jul 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 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  [6, 7
    Family ID F5638  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ella Umbach,   b. 4 Jul 1894, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1917  (Age 22 years) 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F5639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emma Wideman,   b. 16 Dec 1890, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1976, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1919  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lester Brox,   b. 4 Dec 1922, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 2018, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F5640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BROX, Emanuel

      After an illness of two days of heart trouble, the death of Emanuel Brox occurred at four o'clock, Friday, afternoon at his home in Elmira. Although the deceased, who was aged 40 years and 22 days, had not been in the best of health for some time, he was able to work until the day previous to his death, being employed as a cabinet maker at the Elmira Furniture Co., where he had been engaged for the past eighteen years.

      He was born in Woolwich Township near Floradale, a son of John Brox and the late Mrs. John Brox. On June 25, 1919, he was married to Emma Wideman, who survives with one son, Lester. Other survivors are his father, John Brox, who resides with his son William in Elmira, two brothers, William in Elmira, two brothers, William of Elmira, Jacob of Spruce Grove, Alta., and one sister, Louise, Mrs. Lester Bowman of Elmira. His mother died fifteen years ago and one sister eighteen years ago.

      The funeral held on Monday afternoon was largely attended, relatives and friends being present from Kitchener Waterloo, Manheim, New Dundee, Alma, Conestogo and Mildmay. The pall-bearers were Messrs. Alex Shoemaker, Alex Detwieler, Noah Krupp, William Keil, Edward Zeigler, and Addison N. Snider. The fellow-employees of the late Mr. Brox in the Elmira Furniture Co., were well represented at the funeral. Service were held at the home and in the Evangelical church with interment in the Elmira cemetery. Rev. E. D. Becker officiated.

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, f-5 Page 6.

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

    3. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      E. M. Brox / 1890 - 1930.

    4. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div.. 17 Page 4.

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

    6. [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

    7. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Nov 1890 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1911 - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jun 1919 - Elmira, Woolwich 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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