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

Christian Brubacher[1]

Male 1849 - 1932  (82 years)


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  • Name Christian Brubacher 
    Born 15 Dec 1849  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    United Bretheren 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00018-1380 
    Died 1932  [4
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I500  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    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  [8, 9
    Family ID F167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Janet Pringle,   b. 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1883  (Age 31 years) 
    Married Nov 1873  [1
    Children 
     1. Jane "Jennie" Brubacher,   b. 23 Jul 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1957  (Age 81 years)
     2. Maggie Brubacher,   b. 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Laura Brubacher,   b. 6 Oct 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966  (Age 87 years)
     4. Jennie P. Brubacher,   b. 13 May 1883, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1883  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Rahm,   b. 15 Oct 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 81 years) 
    Married Mar 1895  [1
    Children 
     1. Harold F. Brubacher,   b. 19 Sep 1895, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1895  (Age 0 years)
     2. Walter Carl Brubacher,   b. 26 Jul 1901, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1977, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Irene Brubacher,   b. May 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Brubacher, "was born December 15th, 1849. In November, 1873, he was married to Jennet Pringle who died some years ago. In March, 1895, he was again married to Mary Rahm. They reside on part of lot No. 84, German Company's Tract, which is part of his father's homestead, situated about three miles east of Breslau. To him and his first wife were born three 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..., 343.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-4 Page 13.

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

    4. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      In memory of / Chris.Brubacher / 1849-1932 / Janet Pringle / his wife / 1852-1883 / Mary Rohm / his wife / 1866-1948 / / Brubacher

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

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

    7. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 10.

    8. [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.

    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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Dec 1849 - 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 MapsReligion - United Bretheren - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Breslau, 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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