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

Samuel S. Brubacher[1, 2, 3]

Male 1829 - 1875  (46 years)


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  • Name Samuel S. Brubacher 
    Born 4 Jan 1829  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1862  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Historic Building 1867  209 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Built in 1867 it was a one story frame house. In 1978 it was listed in very good condition and was demolished about 2004. It was a example of the Regency style with a low hipped roof, verandah along the facade with some attempt at some trelliage. A style rarely used in Kitchener.
    Honoured Samuel St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Samuel Street in Kitchener is named for him. 
    Occupation 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00018-1425 
    Died 2 Dec 1875  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 7
    Person ID I649  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    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  [10, 11, 12
    Family ID F1421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [1, 2, 5
    Children 
     1. Simion Brubacher,   b. 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Esther Brubacher,   b. 5 Feb 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1924, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Simeon Brubacher,   b. 28 Apr 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1915, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     4. Rebecca Brubacher,   b. 18 Aug 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 87 years)
     5. Sarah M. Brubacher,   b. 2 Jan 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 83 years)
     6. Mary Brubacher,   b. 7 Jun 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1898, Near Strasburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     7. Lydia Brubacher,   b. 15 Apr 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Ephraim Brubacher,   b. 18 Sep 1873, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age 65 years)
     9. Manasseh Brubacher,   b. 30 Jan 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Samuel Brubacher,   b. 8 Jun 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1934  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Brubacher, "was born January 4th, 1829. On March 4th, 1862, he was married to Lydia, daughter of David and Esther (Martin) Musselman. She was born June 22nd, 1838. After his marriage he purchased his father's farm situated a little to the south-east of the Berlin Central School. Here he followed the agricultural life until his death which took place December 2nd, 1875. To them was born a family of nine 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.].

  • 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..., 352.

    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..., 124.

    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..., 657.

    4. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div 1 pg 1.

    5. [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.

    6. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 68.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 9 Dec 1875.
      Died 02 Dec 1875 In Berlin, Samuel Brubacher died at the age of 46 years, 10 months, 28 days.

    8. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div 1 Pg 1.
      Fred Hohenstein Farmer Germany Baptist 35 Male absent
      El. Hohenstein Germany Baptist 33 Male absent
      Fred Hohenstein New York Baptist 11
      J. Hohenstein UC Baptist 8
      El. Hohenstein UC Baptist 3
      Hen. Hohenstein UC Baptist 1860
      El. Derbecker Servant Germany LU 26

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

    10. [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.

    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..., 616-617.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jan 1829 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1862 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1862 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - 1867 - 209 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHonoured - Samuel Street in Kitchener is named for him. - - Samuel St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 1875 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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