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Jacob Bretz

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Birth  1 Nov 1766  Pennsylvania  [1
Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00015-1190 
Person ID  I3258 
Last Modified  17 Nov 2003 
Family 1  Maria Strickler, b. 4 Sep 1766 
 1. John Bretz
 2. Jacob Bretz
 3. Elizabeth Bretz
 4. Catharine Bretz, b. 7 Nov 1805
Group Sheet  F1176 
Notes  Jacob Bretz, "the father of this family in our County, was born in Pennsylvania, November 1st, 1766. He was married to Maria Strickler who was born September 4th, 1766, and died July 19th, 1853. In 1806 they with their family moved to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, a little below Preston, on the farm now occupied by John Clemens. Their family consisted of four children..."
Sources  1. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 298   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
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