Waterloo Region Generations
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Gottlieb Brohman

Gottlieb Brohman

Male 1809 - 1877  (68 years)

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  • Name Gottlieb Brohman 
    Born 27 May 1809  Rountzenheim, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Land 1837  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 081, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    farmer 
    Land 1854  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 084, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 97 acres, three roods, eight perches
    Land 8 Jan 1856  Woolwich Township German Company Tract 024, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 64 square perches,
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Roman Catholic 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-29972 
    Died 25 Nov 1877  Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Buried Saint Boniface Roman Catholic Cemetery, Maryhill, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I29972  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father Franz Joseph Brohman,   b. 1781, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1837, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Maria Elizabeth Keher,   b. Abt 1785,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F50276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Lauber,   b. 14 Oct 1812, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1893  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1834  Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Brohman
     2. Joseph Lauber Brohman,   b. 12 Oct 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1904, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Carolina "Caroline" Brohman,   b. 15 Jan 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1895, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     4. Jacob Lauber Brohman,   b. 29 Jul 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1906, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. Matthias Brohman,   b. 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Magdalena "Lena" Brohman,   b. 23 Apr 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1909, Walkerton, Brant Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Gottlieb Brohman,   b. 25 Apr 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1934, Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     8. Ambrose Brohman,   b. 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Agatha Brohman,   b. 5 Feb 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1907  (Age 60 years)
     10. Mathias Brohman,   b. 18 May 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1909, Salem, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     11. Mary Brohman,   b. 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Michael Brohman,   b. 16 Dec 1853, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1924, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     13. John Brohman,   b. 1854, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 30 Jun 1890  (Age < 36 years)
     14. Xavier Brohman,   b. 1856, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F7923  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Gottlieb Brohaman
    Gottlieb Brohaman
    image from Faith and Foundations by George Leo Kraemer
    Gottlieb Brohman
    Gottlieb Brohman
    from: Faith and Foundations - the Germanic Pioneers of Waterloo County and Bruce County Ontario 1828-1967

  • Notes 
    • Mr. Gottlibe Brohman, of Little Germany, who died Sunday at his residence in that place, helped to chop the first tree felled there. This was in 1831, two years after he had emigrated to emigrated to this country. He lived in the village he assisted to found till 1876, and raised a family of eleven children, who are all well and favorably known throughout the country.

      Guelph Daily Herald 26 Nov 1877

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 65.

    2. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 8 Page 61.

    3. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81282972/gottlieb-brohmann.

    4. [S2337] A History and Genealogy of the Brohman Family and now we are many, pg 8.

    5. [S514] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1871, Sect. 2 Page 9.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 29 Nov 1877.
      Died 25 Nov 1877 In New Germany, Gottlieb Brohmann died at 68 years of age.

    7. [S91] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Maryhill - St. Boniface Roman Catholic [found cited on various sources on the internet and family histories], Rev. John Louis Wiriath.
      Gottleib s/o Joseph Brohman & Catharina Grunder married Catharina Lauber d/o Joseph Lauber & Joanna Schott 26 Nov 1834

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 May 1809 - Rountzenheim, , Alsace, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Nov 1834 - Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1837 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 081, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1851 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1854 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 084, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 8 Jan 1856 - Woolwich Township German Company Tract 024, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Nov 1877 - Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Boniface Roman Catholic Cemetery, Maryhill, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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