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

Magdalena Brubacher[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1834 - 1915  (81 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Brubacher 
    Born 10 Mar 1834  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena Musselman 
    Name Polly Brubacher  [12
    Residence 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00018-1437 
    Died 12 Dec 1915  [6
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Person ID I691  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Deacon John E. Brubacher,   b. 11 Jul 1793, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Catharine Shirk,   b. 11 Feb 1798, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1882, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1817  [15, 16, 17
    Family ID F1421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dr. David M. Musselman,   b. 26 May 1832, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1905  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1852  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 11, 13
    Children 
     1. Hannah B. Musselman,   b. 27 Aug 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1904, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Levi Musselman,   b. 14 Feb 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1873, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     3. Katie Musselman,   b. 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Catharine B. Musselman,   b. 3 Nov 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1903, , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     5. Daniel Musselman,   b. 17 Jul 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1863  (Age 4 years)
     6. Lydia Musselman,   b. 1860, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Lydia B. Musselman,   b. 17 Aug 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1940  (Age 79 years)
     8. Mary Musselman,   b. 2 Nov 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Solomon Musselman,   b. 14 Jul 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Susannah Musselman,   b. 28 Sep 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age 51 years)
     11. David B. Musselman,   b. 3 Feb 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. John Musselman,   b. 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. John B. Musselman,   b. 11 Mar 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Elizabeth Musselman,   b. 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     15. Elizabeth B. Musselman,   b. 28 Jan 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1903  (Age 29 years)
     16. Rebecca Musselman,   b. 15 Apr 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Brubacher, "was born March 10th, 1834. On December 7th, 1852, she was married to David M. Musselman. They reside in the town of Berlin."


      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..., 354.

    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..., 343.

    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..., 121.

    4. [S2897] aaaVit - ON - Marriage Registration, 016905-1901.
      John Lowe, 47, Occ. Agent, b. Seaforth Buffalo N.Y., Widower, son of George and Jane married Mary Musselman, 38, Occ. House Servant, b. Woolwich Twp, Res. Buffalo N.Y., daughter of David and Magdalena, Witness(es): Amos and Mabel Musselman both of Berlin, 2 May 1901 in Berlin.

    5. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-7 Page 2.

    6. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      David M. Musselman / died Jan.2, 1905 / aged 72 yrs. 7 m. 7 d. / Magdalena Brubacher / his beloved wife / died Dec.12, 1915 / aged 81 yrs. 9 m, 2 d. / Psalm 116 / Musselman / (A) Father

    7. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 7.

    8. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 25.

    9. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 27 Pg. 5.

    10. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 4 Page 44.

    11. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 2.

    12. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Obituary of Catherine B. Musselman - February 12, 1903.

    13. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev. Benjamin Eby, Minister of the Mennonist Society of Berlin, returns 223 and 224.
      David M. Musselmann of Woolwich married 7 Dec 1852 to Magdalena Brubacher of Waterloo. Wit: John Brubacher and Christian Eby.

    14. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    15. [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..., 345.

    16. [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..., 616-617.

    17. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Nov 15, 1882.
      Obituary of Catharine Sherk

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1834 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Dec 1852 - Kitchener, 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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