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

John A. Brubacher[1]

Male 1844 - 1937  (93 years)


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  • Name John A. Brubacher 
    Born 11 Mar 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    United Bretheren 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    United Brethren 
    Eby ID Number 00018-1378 
    Died 28 Nov 1937  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I498  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father Elias S. Brubacher,   b. 18 Sep 1814, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1874  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother 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, 9
    Family ID F167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Jane Moyer,   b. 24 Mar 1840, of, Waterloo Twp., Region of Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1871  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. John H. Brubacher,   b. 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elizabeth Ann Brubacher,   b. 26 Sep 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1876  (Age 8 years)
     3. Cyrus Brubacher,   b. 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah Maria Cook,   b. 1 Jan 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1921, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1872  [1, 3, 8
    Children 
     1. John Brubacher,   b. 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Cyrus Brubacher,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Sirus Brubacher,   b. 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jacob Brubacher,   b. 10 Jun 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1959  (Age 85 years)
     5. Jemima Brubacher,   b. 1 Oct 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Adda Bell Brubacher,   b. 1877, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Addie Brubacher,   b. 1 Oct 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1902  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Mar 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Aug 1864 - , 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 - Lutheran - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheren - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Nov 1937 - 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 
    • John A. Brubacher, "was born March 11th, 1844. He was married to Mary Moyer who died in 1872. In 1873 he was again married to Hannah Cook. They reside on part of his father's homestead near Shantz Station where he is engaged in farming. Mr. Brubacher's family consists of six children, of whom three were born unto his first wife.."


      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
      .-.John A. Brubacher died at his home on the Kitchener-Guelph Highway, in Ontario, Nov. 28, 1937, after a brief illness, aged 93 y. 8 m. 17 d. He was a son of the late Elias and Sarah Brubacher, was born in Waterloo Tp., March 11, 1844,and farmed in the neighborhood of his birthplace his entire life. Aug. 14, 1864, be was united in marriage to Mary Jane Mayer who predeceased him on Dec. 25, 1871. On Oct. 15, 1872, he was again united in marriage to Hannah Cook, who passed Oct. 15, 1921. He is survived by his 2 sons (Cyrus of Victoria, B. C., and Jacob at home); also 4 brothers and 1 sister (Franklin and Henry A. Brubacher of Kitchener and David and Elias of Didsbury, Alta., and Mrs. A. Stauffer of Preston). Two grandchildren also survive. He was predeceased by 3 daughters and 1 son. The funeral was held from his late residence to the Cressman Mennonite Church, Breslau,. Ont., for services, and adjoining cemetery for burial. Minister in charge, Oscar Burkholder. Text, Psa. 91: 14-16.


      Gospel Herald, December 16, 1937 - Vol. XXX, No. 38 - page 814, 815

  • 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. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 16, 1937 - Vol. XXX, No.38 - page 814, 815 Obituary of John Brubacher.

    4. [S167] Census - ON, Wellington, Guelph Township - 1901, Guelph D-1 Page 12.

    5. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Brubacher / In memory of / John A.Brubacher / 1844-1937 / Hannah Cook his wife / 1839-1921 / Jacob Wardon / Brubacher / born June 10,1874-died July 14,1959 / At rest

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 22.

    7. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 32.

    8. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 27.

    9. [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.

    10. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 18 Aug 1864.
      14 Aug 1864 John Brubacher was married to Mary Jane Moyer, both of Waterloo Township.