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

John S. Brubacher[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1807 - 1887  (80 years)


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  • Name John S. Brubacher 
    Born 12 Aug 1807  Juniata Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Name Johannes S. Brubacher  [6
    Occupation 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Famer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00018-1479 
    Died 1 Oct 1887  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 9
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I305  Generations
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2019 

    Father Abraham Brubacher,   b. Abt 1777, Of, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Sherk,   b. Abt 1777, Of, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Burkhard,   b. 9 Nov 1808, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1881, About One Mile West Of St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Children 
     1. Susan Brubacher,   b. 1831, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary B. Brubacher,   b. 29 Dec 1831, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Peter B. Brubacher,   b. 23 Aug 1832, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1834, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. Barbara B. Brubacher,   b. 12 Feb 1834, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1865  (Age 31 years)
     5. Rev. Abraham B. Brubacher,   b. 30 Dec 1835, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1912, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Susannah B. Brubacher,   b. 4 May 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1898, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     7. John B. Brubacher,   b. 5 Jan 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1897, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     8. Michael B. Brubacher,   b. 1 Nov 1841, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1901  (Age 59 years)
     9. Jonas B. Brubacher,   b. CALC 17 Nov 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1915  (Age ~ 69 years)
     10. Anna B. "Nancy" Brubacher,   b. 28 Mar 1846, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1852  (Age 5 years)
     11. Magdalena B. Brubacher,   b. 12 Apr 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Moses Brubacher,   b. 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John S. Brubacher, "(known as Cooper Brubacher) son of Abraham and Mary (Sherk) Brubacher, was born in Juniata County, Pennsylvania, U.S., August 12th, 1807. In 1828 he came to Canada and took up land along the Conestogo River. His farm was composed of lot No. 40, German Company's Tract, Woolwich Township, about one mile west of St. Jacobs. Here they resided until his death which took place October 1st, 1887. On November 24th, 1830, he was married to Elizabeth Burkhard who was born in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, November 9th, 1808. She came to Canada with her parents when about 12 years of age and died June 23rd, 1881. They had a family of ten children"


      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..., 364.

    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..., 371.

    3. [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..., 822.

    4. [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..., 697.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 30 Jun 1881.
      23 Jun 1881 Elisabeth Brubacher, wife of John S. Brubacher, died near St. Jacobs at age of 72 years, 7 months and 14 days.

    6. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      Zum / Andenken an / Johannes S . Brubacher / geb . 12 Aug . 1807 / gest . 1 Oct . 1887 / im Alter von / 80 Jahren 1 Mo . / u . 19 Ta . /

    7. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 1.
      John S. BRUBAKER Farmer USA Mennonist 45
      Elisabeth BRUBAKER USA Mennonist 43
      Abraham BRUBAKER Woolwich Mennonist 17
      Michael BRUBAKER Woolwich Mennonist 10
      Jonus BRUBAKER Woolwich Mennonist 9
      John BRUBAKER Woolwich Mennonist 13
      Barbara BRUBAKER Woolwich Mennonist 18
      Susan BRUBAKER Woolwich Mennonist 14
      Anna BRUBAKER Woolwich Mennonist 6
      Magdalena BRUBAKER Woolwich Mennonist 2

    8. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 20.

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 1 oct 1887.
      01 Oct 1887 John S. Brubacher died in Woolwich at age of 80 years, 1 month and 19 days.

    10. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 3 Page 28.

    11. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 1.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1807 - Juniata Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Famer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Oct 1887 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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