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

Bruin Zinkann[1, 2, 3]

Male 1876 - 1944  (67 years)


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  • Name Bruin Zinkann 
    Born 15 Oct 1876  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1921  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farming, Farm 
    Religion 1921  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00024-1947.3 
    Died 5 Jan 1944  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Cause: Cause: Coronary Thrombosis 
    Buried 8 Jan 1944  Hillside Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I70603  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father John H. Zinkan,   b. 23 Oct 1850, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Salome "Sarah" Clemmer,   b. 11 Jan 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 3 Dec 1872  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Family ID F2710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mathilda "Matilda" Moser,   b. 1 Feb 1879, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1960, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1902  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Vera Zinkann,   b. 1902, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Beatrice Marie Zinkann,   b. 8 Dec 1904, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1976, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Howard Zinkann,   b. 1907, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1993  (Age 86 years)
     4. Nora Zinkann,   b. 24 Sep 1913, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F18016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BRUIN ZINKANN

      Bruin Zinkann, 67, died suddenly at his home at Heidelberg, yesterday, as the result of a heart attack. He was a native of Bridgeport, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Zinkann. Following his marriage to Mathilda Moser in 1903, he resided in Kitchener, for a number of years. Mr. Zinkann had been engaged in farming for the past 35 years, 27 of which had been spent at his late home. Surviving are his wife: three daughters, Mrs. Enid Schneider of near Heidelberg, Mrs. Mary Schneider of Kitciiener and Beatrice, at home: one son, Howard of Heidelberg; a brother, Zion of Kitchener and a sister, Mrs. William Conrad of Elmira. Five grandchildren also survive. The remains will rest at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira, until Friday morning, when removal will be made to his late residence. Funeral service will be held Saturday afternoon, at two o'clock at the house, followed by a service at Heidelberg Evangelical Church, at 2;30. Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery, Heidelberg.

      Kitchener Daily Record 6 Jan 1944 pg 13

  • 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..., 453.

    2. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Beatrice Marie Zinkann - 10 Nov 1976 pg 21.

    3. [S2645] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Nora Zinkann - Schneider - 6 May 1981, pg 31.

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 14.

    5. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 4.

    6. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, St. Clements 1921Sub Dist. 7 Page 6.

    7. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 3.

    8. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate.
      Name:Bruin Zinkann Gender:Male Age:67 Birth Date:15 Oct 1876 Birth Place:Bridgeport, Ontario, Canada Death Date:5 Jan 1944 Death Place:Wellesley, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:John Zinkann Mother:Saloma Zinkann Spouse:Matilda Zinkann

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John Zinkan Born: Germany Age: 22 Father: Conrad Zinkan Mother: Elizabeth Zinkan Born: abt 1850 Spouse: Salome Clemil Age: 20 born: Canada Father: John Clemil Mother: Susannah Clemil married 3 Dec 1872

    10. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Dec 1872.
      Dec. 3, 1872 Johann Zinken and Salome Clemil, both of Waterloo Tp.

    11. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 2.

    12. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate.
      Name:Brum Zinkann Age:25 Birth Year:abt 1877 Birth Place:Bridgeport, Ontario Marriage Date:22 Jan 1902 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Jno Zinkann Mother:Salome Klemmer Spouse:Mathilda Mosser

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Oct 1876 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jan 1902 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farming, Farm - 1921 - St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1921 - St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Coronary Thrombosis - 5 Jan 1944 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Jan 1944 - Hillside Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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