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

Abraham S. Brubacher[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1815 - 1886  (71 years)


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  • Name Abraham S. Brubacher 
    Born 16 Apr 1815  , Juniata Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1840  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonist 
    Occupation 1873  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00018-1490 
    Died 3 May 1886  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I404  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    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 1 Veronica "Fanny" Eby,   b. 31 May 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1894, Ocheyedan, Osceola, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1873  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Magdalena Martin,   b. 5 Apr 1813, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abraham S. Brubacher, "son of Abraham and Mary (Sherk) Brubacher, was born in Juniata County, Pennsylvania, April 16th, 1815. He came to Canada when quite a young man. He was married twice. His first wife was Magdalena, daughter of David and Magdalena (Guth) Martin. She was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, April 5th, 1813. She was seven years of age when she came to Canada with her parents. After their marriage they moved on a farm on the south side of the Conestogo River, in the township of Woolwich, along the border of Wellesley Township. Here they resided until their deaths. She died September 26th, 1871. After her decease he was married to Veronica, daughter of Deacon Samuel and Elizabeth (Brech) Eby. She was born May 31st, 1816, and died at May City, Iowa, February 19th, 1894. He died May 3rd, 1886. Some time after his decease his wife, in company with others, left the township of Woolwich and moved to Iowa. They had no family born unto them."


      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..., 368.

    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..., 612.

    3. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 63.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 013054-73.
      Abraham Brubacher, 58, occ. Farmer, b. Pennsylvania, res. Woolwich, Widower, son of (Not Known) married Fanny Eby, 57, b. Waterloo, res. Berlin, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Eby, witnessed by: John Eby of Berlin and John Brubacher of Woolwich, 26 October 1873 in Waterloo Twp

    5. [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..., 367.

    6. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      Zum Andenken an / Magdalena, Ehefrau von / Abraham Brubacher / Eine geb . Martin / geb . 5 April 1813 / gest . 26 Sept . 1871 / Alt 58 Jah . 5 Mo . / und 21 Tage /

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), May 13, 1886.
      May 3, 1886 Abraham Brubacher died in Woolwich at age of 71 years and 17 days.

    8. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 16.

    9. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 15.

    10. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 11 Apr 1840:1.
      last Tuesday Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Abraham Brubacher, Woolwich Tp, to Magdalena Martin, youngest daughter of David Martin, Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Apr 1815 - , Juniata Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Apr 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1873 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1873 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 May 1886 - 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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