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

Mary Elizabeth Braun

Female 1870 - 1960  (90 years)


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  • Name Mary Elizabeth Braun 
    Born 11 Mar 1870  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Braun 
    Name Mary Elizabeth Fink 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-90173 
    Died 4 Oct 1960  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 7 Oct 1960  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I90173  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Father Henry Braun,   b. 1835, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age < 65 years) 
    Mother Anna Margareta "Maggie",   b. 1 Feb 1837, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F22922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Henry C. Brauns,   b. 12 Jul 1835, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1872, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Anna M. Auman 
    Family ID F252438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Fink,   b. 25 May 1870, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1930, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1893  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Children 
     1. Lieutenant George Paul Fink,   b. 21 Oct 1894, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1917, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     2. Caroline May Fink,   b. 1 May 1896, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Katharine Rosaline Fink,   b. 15 Aug 1899, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1982  (Age 82 years)
     4. Thomas Emil Valentine Fink,   b. 16 Mar 1901, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1952, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     5. Irvin Carl Fink,   b. 11 Mar 1903, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1945  (Age 41 years)
     6. Margaret Christina Fink,   b. 31 Jul 1905, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1973, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     7. Georgina Elizabeth Fink,   b. 12 Jan 1910, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1931, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F23324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs, George Fink

      PRESTON - Mrs. George Fink, 90, of 754 Queen St., Preston, died yesterday, at the South Waterloo Memorial Hospital, Galt. She had been confined to hospital for a number of weeks. Mrs. Fink was the former Mary Elizabeth Braun and was born in Preston. She had lived here all her life. She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and had been a member of the Ladies Aid Society for 67 years. She was a life member of the Red Cross Society and was a member of the first board of management. She was predeceased by her husabnd, one daughter, Georgina, and three sons, Thomas, George and Irvin. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Edward (Carrie May) Barringham, of Oakville, Mrs. Robert (Katherine) Scroggins, of Galt and Mrs. W. B. (Margaret) Ashley of Preston, 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body is at the residence where the funeral will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the Preston cemetery. Rev. J. S. Dauphinee of St. Peter's Lutheran Church will officiate.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 5 Oct 1960 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 24.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      George Fink (book keeper of Preston) Born: Waterloo Ont Age: 23 Est. Birth: abt 1870 Father: Paul Fink Mother: Catherine Fink (deceased) married Mary Elizabeth Braun Age:: 23 Est. Birth: abt 1870 Born: Preston Ont Father: Henry Braun Mother: Anna Braun married 14 Jun 1893 Marriage Place: Waterloo, Preston

    3. [S105] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1871, Pg. 59.

    4. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 24.

    5. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Elizabeth Brauns Date of Birth: 11 Mar 1870 Gender:Female Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Henry Brauns Mother's name:Annie Aumann

    6. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Monument] [Front] F/ Margaret ASHLEY/ 1905-1973/ Wesley B. ASHLEY/ 1895-1979/ Patricia M. ASHLEY/ 1933-1993/ FINK./ [Flat marker] Patricia./[Back] George FINK/ 1870-1930/ His wife/ Mary Elizabeth BRAUNS/ 1870-1960/ Lieut. George P. FINK C.A.S.C./ 1894-1917/ Georgina E. FINK/ 1910-1931/ FINK/ [Pillow markers at back] Father/ [Woodmen of the world memorial]./ Mother/ Georgina.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:George Fink Age:23 Birth Date:abt 1870 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:14 Jun 1893 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Paul Fink Mother:Catherine Fink Spouse:Mary Elizabeth Braun Spouse's Age:23 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1870 Spouse Birth Place:Preston, Ontario Spouse Father:Henry Braun Spouse Mother:Anna Braun

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Mar 1870 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jun 1893 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Oct 1960 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Oct 1960 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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