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

Catharine Brill

Female 1861 - 1937  (75 years)


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  • Name Catharine Brill 
    Born 25 Jul 1861  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Catharine Vondrau 
    Religion 1881  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Reformed Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-350659 
    Died 7 Apr 1937  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Cause: Carcinoma of Pancreas - Chronic Hepatitis & Myocarditis 
    Buried 10 Apr 1937  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I350659  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Peter Brill,   b. 1814, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1900  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Margaret Ritz,   b. 3 Nov 1824, Konken, , Rheinland-Pfalz [Bavaria], Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1879, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Family ID F31084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family August Vondrau,   b. 30 Aug 1857, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1942, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1882  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Ida Rosina Vondrau,   b. 12 Feb 1884, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lavina "Vina" Vondrau,   b. 6 Oct 1885, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1949  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F251449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MRS. AUGUST VONDRAU

      PRESTON. April 8 -- Ill for six months, Mrs. Katharine Brill Vondrau, age 75, died at her home, 917 King street, Preston, last night. Born in New Hamburg, she came to Preston immediately upon her marriage and had lived here for nearly 55 years. Deceased was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran church, Preston and prominent in the Ladies' Aid Society. She is survived by her husband, August Vondrau, two daughters, Mrs. Melvin Schweitzer, Bridgeport and Mrs. Albert Morrison, King street east, Kitchener; one sister, Mrs. C. Hemmel, Stratford: by two brothers, Daniel, Detroit and John, Preston and by five grandchildren. Her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Brill, New Hamburg and three brothers predeceased her. Funeral services will be held from her late home at 2: 30 o'clock Saturday to Preston cemetery for burial.

      Kitchener Daily Record 8 Apr 1937 pg 15

  • Sources 
    1. [S250] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1871, Page 7.

    2. [S251] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1881, New Hamburg 1881 Page 19.

    3. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Vondrau/ In Loving Memory Of/ August Vondrau/ Born Aug. 30, 1857 - Died June 23, 1942/ His Beloved Wife/ Catharine Brill/ Born July 25, 1861 - Died Apr. 7, 1937/ At Rest./ [Footstones] Mother/ Father.

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Catherine Vondran Gender:Female Birth Year:abt 1862 Birth Place:New Hambury Age at Death:75 Death Date:7 Apr 1937 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Peter Brill Mother:Margaret Ritz

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:August Vondran Age:25 Birth Date:abt 1857 Birth Place:Village of Preston, Ontario Marriage Date:11 Jul 1882 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Conrad Vondran Mother:Catherine Vondran Spouse:Catherine Brill Spouse's Age:21 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1861 Spouse Birth Place:New Hamburg Ont Spouse Father:Peter Brill Spouse Mother:Margaret Brill

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jul 1861 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Reformed Presbyterian - 1881 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jul 1882 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Carcinoma of Pancreas - Chronic Hepatitis & Myocarditis - 7 Apr 1937 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Apr 1937 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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