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

Jonas B. Brubacher[1, 2, 3]

Male Cal 1845 - 1915  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Jonas B. Brubacher 
    Born CALC 17 Nov 1845  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Organization 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1866  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Labourer 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1880  Maple River, Emmet Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00018-1487 
    Died 7 Feb 1915  [7
    Person ID I378  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John S. Brubacher,   b. 12 Aug 1807, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1887, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Gingerich,   b. 31 Mar 1847, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1922, Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 18 Sep 1866  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. John B. Brubacher,   b. 19 Jun 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jesse Brubacher,   b. 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lydia Brubacher,   b. Jan 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Eli G. Brubacher,   b. 1872, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 81 years)
     5. Nancy Brubacher,   b. 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Nathaniel Brubacher,   b. 1877, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elizabeth Brubacher,   b. 1881, Of, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Jonas Brubacher,   b. Abt 1883, Of, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 17 Nov 1845 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOrganization - Laborer - 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 MapsResidence - 1866 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Sep 1866 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1880 - Maple River, Emmet Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Jonas B. Brubacher, "the fifth son of John S. Brubacher, resides in the state of Ohio where he is engaged in farming. He is married to Magdalena, daughter of David and Lydia (Weber) Gingerich. Their family consists of eight 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.].

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      Brubacher. - Jonas B. Brubacher died Feb. 7, 1915; aged 79 y. 2 m. 21 d. He was united in marriage to Magdalena Gingerich on Nov. 18, 1866. To this union were born 9 children, 2 having preceded him to the spirit world. He leaves to mourn his departure a widow, 7 children, 26 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. He united with the Mennonite Church when young and was ordained in Brutus, Mich., as deacon in the Wisler Branch, in which capacity he labored faithfully till death. Funeral services at the Mayton Mennonite Church by John K. Lehman. Text, II Tim. 4: 6-8. Remains were laid to rest in cemetery near by.


      Gospel Herald - Volume VII, Number 50 - March 11, 1915 - pages 807, 808

  • 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. [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..., 691.

    4. [S164] Census - Ohio - 1880, Maple River, Emmet, Michigan Family History Library Film 1254578 Page Number 378A.

    5. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 2.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jonas Brubacher b. Woolwich res: Woolwich Age: 23 born abt 1843 father: John Brubacher mother: Elizabeth Brubacher married Magdelina Gingrich Age:: 19 born abt 1847 b. Woolwich Spouse res: Woolwich father: David Gingrich mother: Lydia Gingrich married 18 Sep 1866 county: Waterloo

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 11, 1915 - Obituary of Jonas B. Brubacher.

    8. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 4.

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