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

Elias S. Brubacher[1]

Male 1814 - 1874  (59 years)


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  • Name Elias S. Brubacher 
    Born 18 Sep 1814  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00018-1377 
    Died 9 May 1874  [1
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I489  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Christian Brubacher,   b. 18 Sep 1787, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1853  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Scherch,   b. 1789, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1873  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1809  [1
    Family ID F158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ariss,   b. 3 Nov 1824, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1886  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Children 
     1. John A. Brubacher,   b. 11 Mar 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1937, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     2. Susannah Brubacher,   b. 30 Oct 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Christian Brubacher,   b. 15 Dec 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932  (Age 82 years)
     4. Franklin "Frank" Brubacher,   b. 23 Dec 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1951  (Age 98 years)
     5. Henry A. Brubacher,   b. 22 Jul 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 95 years)
     6. Elizabeth Brubacher,   b. 21 Mar 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1924  (Age 65 years)
     7. David Brubacher,   b. 10 Oct 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Elias Brubacher,   b. 10 Oct 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Sarah Agnes Brubacher,   b. 25 Jul 1869, Shantz Station, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1971, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Sep 1814 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Mar 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Elias S. Brubacher, "the third member of the above family, was the only one of his father's family who settled in Canada. When a young man he came to Waterloo County, Ontario, and settled about three miles east of Breslau. On March 16th, 1844, he was married to Sarah Ariss who was born November 3rd, 1824 and died December 5th, 1886. He was born September 18th, 1814, and died May 9th 1874. Their family consists of nine 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..., 342.

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth.

    3. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 23.

    4. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Elias Brubacher/ 1814-1874/ Sarah Ariss/ his wife/ 1824-1886

    5. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Bindemann, Frederick Rev. - Minister of the German Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Church at Greenbush #32.
      Elias Brubecker, Farmer, to Sara Ahres, both of Waterloo. Wit. Sem Wissler, Tanner and Frederick Scheuermann, Tanner, both of Waterloo.