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

Rebecca G. Brubacher[1]

Female 1872 - 1947  (74 years)


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  • Name Rebecca G. Brubacher 
    Born 2 Dec 1872  Mosa Township, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Rebecca G. Shantz 
    Eby ID Number 00018-1485.8 
    Died 28 Apr 1947  [4, 5
    Buried Maple River Cemetery, Maple River, Emmet Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I363  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Nancy Gingerich,   b. 1841, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1895  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 12 Jan 1864  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Menno W. Shantz,   b. 26 May 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1927  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1895  Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Abram B. Shantz,   b. 12 Feb 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1975, Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Barbara B. Shantz,   b. Feb 1897,   d. 2 Mar 1897  (Age ~ 0 years)
     3. Suannah Shantz,   b. 11 Apr 1898, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1918  (Age 20 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F9110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Shantz.-Rebecca, daughter of John and Nancy Brubacher, was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., Dec. 2, 1872, died April 28, 1947; aged 74 y. 4 m. 26 d. In 1895 she was united in marriage to Menno Shantz, and a few years later they moved to Brutus, Mich. To this union were born 9 children, of whom 6 preceded her in death. Her husband also predeceased her. Surviving are 2 sons (Abram, of Ontario; and Edward, Pellston, Mich.), one daughter Hannah, at home), 16 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, one brother (Daniel, of Ontario). In her youth she united with the Old Order Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Maple River Church, in charge of Clyde X. Kauffman. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery

      Gospel Herald - Volume XL, Number 17 - July 22, 1947, page 366, 367

  • 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..., 366.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Rebecca G Brubacher Born: 2 Dec 1872 County: Middlesex Father: John B Brubacher Mother: Anna Gingrich

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Menno Shantz Born: Waterloo Age: 25 Father: Daniel Shantz Mother: Ester Shantz Born: abt 1870 Spouse: Rebecka Brubacker Age: 22 born: Mossa Father: John Brubacker Mother: Nansa Brubacker married 13 Jan 1895

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 22, 1947 - Obituary of Rebecca G. Brubacher.

    5. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, B., America, N., County, E., & Cemetery, B. (1873). Rebecca G. Brubacher Shantz (1873-1947) - Find A.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 13 July 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/28789575/rebecca-g.-shantz.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John B. Brubacher b. Woolwich Township res: Woolwich Township Age: 24 born abt 1840 father: John S. mother: Elizabeth married Nancy Gingrich Age:: 22 born abt 1842 b. Woolwich Township Spouse res: Woolwich Township father: David mother: Lydia married 12 Jan 1864 county: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Dec 1872 - Mosa Township, Middlesex Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jan 1895 - Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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