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

Ephraim Brubacher[1]

Male 1873 - 1938  (65 years)


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  • Name Ephraim Brubacher 
    Born 18 Sep 1873  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/46443600 
    Residence 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Not Given 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Income 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00018-1432 
    Died 25 Dec 1938  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I72202  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Samuel S. Brubacher,   b. 4 Jan 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Lydia Musselman,   b. 22 Jun 1838, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1918, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Family ID F233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Gingerich,   b. 10 May 1886, Stanley Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1971  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1916  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F6519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ephraim Brubacher, "was born September 18th, 1873. He is learning the art of printing and is at present engaged in the office of the 'Berlin Telegraph'. He resides with his mother."

      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 -- Ephraim, son of Samuel Brubacher and Lydia Musselman, was born in Kitchener, Ont., Sept. 18, 1873; died at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital on Sunday, Dec. 25, 1938; aged 65 y. 3 m. 7 d. He was married to Annie Gingerich at Waterloo in 1916. He is survived by his widow and 2 sisters (Mrs. Allan Quickfall and Mrs. Allan Snyder, both of Kitchener). He was predeceased by 2 brothers and 2 sisters. He was a faithful member of First Mennonite Church in Kitchener, deeply interested in the cause of Christ. He received one of the first diplomas of the Ontario Mennonite Bible School, and remained a student of the Bible until the end of his life. The services were conducted at the First Mennonite Church, in charge of Bros. C. F. Derstine and Moses Roth. Theme, "Perfect Peace, Because." Isa. 26: 3,4. Interment in adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald Obituaries - January 19, 1939 - Vol. XXXI, No.42 - pages 902, 903, 904


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      In Loving Memory In Loving Memory of Ephraim Brubacher Beloved Husband of Annie Gingerich who fell asleep at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital on December 25th, 1938, in his 65th year. Interment at First Mennonite Church Cemetery, Kitchener, on Wednesday, December 28th.

      Funeral Card

  • 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. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 12.

    3. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Subdistrict: Waterloo c-5 Page 12.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of / Ephraim Brubacher / b.1873, d. 1939 / his beloved wife / Annie Gingerich / b.1886- / at rest (Burial Card: Mrs. Annie Barffara, Oct.5, 1971)

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Ephraim Brubaker Born: Kitchener Ont Age: 43 Father: Samuel Brubaker Mother: Lydia Musselman Born: abt 1873 Spouse: Annie Gingerich Age: 30 born: Hay Township Huron CO Ont Father: John E Gingerich Mother: Rachel Oesch Gingerich married 3 Oct 1916 married: Waterloo Township

    6. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 Page 73.

    7. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 27 Pg. 11.

    8. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 23.

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

    10. [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..., 124.

    11. [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..., 352.

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Samuel Brubacher aged 33 res Waterloo born Waterloo son of Jno. and Catherine married 4 Mar 1862 to Lidia Musselman, aged 23 res. Woolwich born Woolwich daughter of David and Ester.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Sep 1873 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Not Given - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Kitchener, 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 MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1916 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Dec 1938 - 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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