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William G. Brox

Male 1899 - 1977  (78 years)


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  • Name William G. Brox 
    Born 6 Jul 1899  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Business Brox Florist and Glad Gardens, Elmira, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/84606748 
    Residence 1911  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-23344 
    Died 22 Dec 1977  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23344  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  [5, 6
    Family ID F5638  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edith Rebecca Macke,   b. 5 Nov 1893, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1994, St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Children 
     1. Donald E. Brox,   b. 19 Apr 1929, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 2015, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Rev. Howard Lewis Brox,   b. 2 Sep 1922, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 2012, Burlington, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F233067  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BROX, William On Thursday. Dec 22 at K-W Hospital. William Brox. aged 81 years. of 18 James Street. Elmira

      Mr. Brox was the founder of Brox's Florist and Glad Gardens. He was also a member of the Horticultural Society and was instrument- al in keeping it going during the depression. He had been an officer and president of the society
      Beloved husband of Edith Macke: dear father of Don- ald of Elmira, and Rev Howard Brox of Oakville. Six grandchildren and one great granddaughter also survive. Three brothers and one sister predeceased him.

      Friends called at the Drei- singer Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira until Saturday at noon, when re- moval was made to the Elmira Trinity United Church for funeral service at 2 p.m. Interment Elmira Union Cemetery.

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

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. William (Edith) Brox - 25 Jan 1994.

    5. [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

    6. [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 Jul 1899 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - - Brox Florist and Glad Gardens, Elmira, , 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 MapsDied - 22 Dec 1977 - Kitchener, 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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