Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Mayor John Christian Breithaupt

Mayor John Christian Breithaupt

Male 1859 - 1951  (91 years)

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  • Name John Christian Breithaupt 
    Prefix Mayor 
    Born 27 Feb 1859  Buffalo, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1862  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration 1864  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Historic Building 1870  42 Margaret Avenue, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Built in 1870-1875. The original owner was John C. Breithaupt. A two story brick building in 1978 it was listed in fair condition. Apparently by 2009 it has been demolished.
    Religion 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Evang. Assoc. 
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Tanner 
    Religion 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Evangelist 
    Elected Office 1890  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Councillor - Mayor - Berlin 
    • Years Served: 1890, 1891, 1893-94 (Reeve), 1896-97 (Mayor), 1898
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Tanner 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Elected Office 1893  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Deputy Reeve - Berlin 
    Elected Office 1894  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Reeve - Berlin 
    Elected Office 1896  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mayor - Berlin 
    Elected Office 1898  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Councillor - Berlin 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Tanner Manager 
    Occupation 1906  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Breithaupt Leather Co - Secretary 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Manufacturer 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evangelical 
    Directory 1912  160 Adam St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Name J. C. Breithaupt 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Manufacturer, Leather 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Evangelical 
    Residence 172 Margaret Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    172 Margaret Ave., Kitchener in 1901
    172 Margaret Ave., Kitchener in 1901
    From 20th Century Souvenir of Busy Berlin
    Residence 1921  172 Margaret Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-97689P 
    Died 1951 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I97689  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Mayor Philip Ludwig "Louis" Breithaupt,   b. 8 Nov 1827, Allendorf, Kurhessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1880, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Catharine Hailer,   b. 16 Aug 1834, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1910, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1853  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F13816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline Catharine "Carrie" Anthes,   b. 29 Sep 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Edward Breithaupt,   b. 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Edward Breithaupt,   b. 10 Dec 1892, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1967  (Age 74 years)
     3. Louisa Catharina Breithaupt,   b. 29 Sep 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934  (Age 39 years)
     4. Carl Louis Breithaupt,   b. 27 Jun 1896, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Frieda Carolina Breithaupt,   b. 30 Mar 1898, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Walter Hailer Breithaupt,   b. 20 Dec 1901, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2016  (Age < 114 years)
     7. Ester Breithaupt,   b. 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F25180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Feb 1859 - Buffalo, Erie, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1862 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1864 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - 1870 - 42 Margaret Avenue, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evang. Assoc. - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tanner - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelist - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Mayor - Berlin - 1890 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tanner - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Deputy Reeve - Berlin - 1893 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve - Berlin - 1894 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Mayor - Berlin - 1896 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Berlin - 1898 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tanner Manager - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Breithaupt Leather Co - Secretary - 1906 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1912 - 160 Adam St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer, Leather - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 172 Margaret Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - 172 Margaret Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John Christian Breithaupt
    John Christian Breithaupt
    from KPL
    John C. Breithaupt
    John C. Breithaupt

  • Notes 
    • J. C. Breithaupt, Mayor, 1896-7.

      Mr. J. C. Breithaupt entered the council in 1890 and continued in it until 1891. He was elected first deputy-reeve in 1893, and reeve in 1894. His services were appreciated and he was elected mayor in 1896 and re-elected the following year. He went back as a councillor and served until 1898, during which time the water-works were purchased by a committee of which he was a member. In 1899, he was elected a member of the first water board and has remained on it ever since. During his terms as mayor, the new G. T. R. depot was erected and Victoria Park opened. Mr. Breithaupt's public services are invaluable.


      Official souvenir of the celebration of cityhood, July 17th 1912, Berlin, Ontario, The German Printing and Publishing Co

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-3 Page 24.

    2. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div. 2 Pg. 51.

    3. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 54.

    4. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 31 Pg. 7.

    5. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 23 Page 9.

    6. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 4 Page 52.

    7. [S872] Book - Historic Building Inventory - Kitchener.

    8. [S1450] Waterloo County Councillors A Collective Biography.

    9. [S2481] Annual Report of the Board of Trade of the Town of Berlin, Twenty-First.

    10. [S1760] Directory - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Vernon's City of Berlin and Town of Waterloo and Bridgeport Directory 1912-13.

    11. [S107] Book - The Canadian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men, Ontario Volume, 1880.