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

Henry Brubacher[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1824 - 1893  (69 years)


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  • Name Henry Brubacher 
    Born 12 Feb 1824  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonist 
    Residence 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00018-1412 
    Died 5 Mar 1893  near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I72402  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    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  [12, 13, 14
    Family ID F1421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Musselman,   b. 24 Nov 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1852  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 8
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Brubacher,   b. 7 Jan 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1929  (Age 76 years)
     2. Esther Brubacher,   b. 8 Apr 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1875, Near Chicopee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     3. Susannah Brubacher,   b. 10 Aug 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1876, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     4. Mary Brubacher,   b. 17 May 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1922  (Age 65 years)
     5. Isaac M. Brubacher,   b. 19 Apr 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1882, East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     6. Henry M. Brubacher,   b. 4 Jul 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1921  (Age 60 years)
     7. Joseph M. Brubacher,   b. 21 May 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1925  (Age 62 years)
     8. Solomon M. "Solly" Brubacher,   b. 3 Dec 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1915  (Age 51 years)
     9. Catharine Brubacher,   b. 18 Sep 1865, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901  (Age 35 years)
     10. John M. Brubacher,   b. 18 Mar 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1914  (Age 47 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Henry Brubacher, "was born February 12th, 1824. On January 6th, 1852, he was married to Mary, daughter of David and Esther Musselman. She was born November 24th, 1833, and died November 20th, 1867. Soon after their marriage they moved on his father's old homestead, a little east of Berlin, where they resided until their deaths. He died March 5th, 1893. To them was born a family of ten 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.].

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      BRUBACHER - On the 5th of March, 1893, near Berlin, Waterloo Co., Ontario, of an affection of the lungs, Bro. Henry Brubacher, aged 69 years and 21 days. The deceased was born on the 12th of February, 1824. In January, 1852, he married Mary Mussleman. To this union were born 5 sons and 5 daughters, of whom 4 sons and 3 daughters remain. Sister Brubacher died on the 20th of November, 1867. Bro. Brubacher had been confined to house nearly all winter and to his bed for about 4 weeks before his death. He was resigned to God's will. The remains were interred at C. Eby's meeting house, Berlin, on the 8th, followed by a large concourse of relatives and sympathizing friends. Funeral services at the house by D. Wisner and Moses Bowman in German from John 5: 24, 25 and by Noah Stauffer in English from Phillipians 1: 21.


      Obituary - Herald of Truth, April 1, 1893

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      Mr. Henry Brubacher, an esteemed and widely known gentleman, who has resided near Berlin for many years, died at his late residence last evening after an illness of a few weeks. Deceased was in his sixty-ninth year of age and was the son of John Brubacher, one of the original settlers of the site where Berlin now stands. The dead citizen was very well known throughout the county and followed farming for the greater portion of his life, though for some years he was engaged, or had an interest in certain enterprises in the town. He was of a kindly disposition and leaves a family of seven grown children, four sons and three daughters, to mourn his loss. One of his sons is Mr. "Solly" Brubacher, so well and popularly known in Berlin. His death has aroused many expressions of condolences for his bereaved family, and the county loses a whole-hearted genial resident. He was born in Berlin, Feb 12 1821 and died of congestion of the lungs and will be buried on Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock in the Old Mennonite Cemetery. [Henry Sherk Brubacher]

      The Daily Telegraph 6 Mar 1893

  • 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..., 350.

    2. [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..., 607.

    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..., 608.

    4. [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..., 123.

    5. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg 8.

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 22.

    7. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 1.

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      By Rev'd Benjamin Eby, Minister Of The Mennonist Society, Berlin
      Henry Brubacher, Of Waterloo, To Maria Musselman, Of Woolwich. 6 Jan. 1852. Wit. John Brubacher And David Musselman.

    9. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 8.

    10. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, 117, 118, 199 1 Apr 1893.

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

    12. [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.

    13. [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.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Feb 1824 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich 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 - 6 Jan 1852 - Kitchener, 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo 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 MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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