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Nancy Wieler

Female 1809 - 1894  (84 years)


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  • Name Nancy Wieler 
    Born 30 May 1809  Pennsylvania, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 01 May 1894  Washington, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 04 May 1894  Blenheim, Oxford North, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Blenhiem Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I78  Our Family History
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

    Father Gerhard Wieler,   b. 18 May 1775, Ellerwald, Trift 1, West Prussia, Europe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Oct 1855, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Agnetha Classen,   b. 18 Jun 1780, West Prussia, Europe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1863, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 08 Mar 1807  Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jacob Strickler Bretz,   b. 11 Jan 1800, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1879, Plattsville, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 22 May 1827  Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gerhard Bretz,   b. 20 Apr 1829, Fisher Mills, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1905, El Reno, Canadian County, Oklahoma, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Natural]
     2. Mary Ann Bretz,   b. 25 Apr 1831, Fisher Mills, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1903, Bosanquet, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Natural]
     3. Benjamin Bretz,   b. 24 Feb 1835, Fisher Mills, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1882, Preston, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)  [Natural]
     4. John Wieler Bretz,   b. 24 May 1837, Fisher Mills, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jan 1908, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Natural]
     5. Samuel Bretz,   b. 11 Oct 1839, Fisher Mills, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1915, St Clair, Michigan, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Natural]
     6. Jacob Bretz,   b. 27 Mar 1843, Fisher Mills, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1926, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Natural]
     7. Henry Bretz,   b. 23 Jan 1846, Fisher Mills, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1920, Shelburne, Dufferin County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Natural]
     8. Abraham Bretz,   b. 25 Aug 1850, Fisher Mills, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1940, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [Natural]
     9. Aaron Bretz,   b. 14 Apr 1853, Fisher Mills, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1920, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Natural]
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gospel Herald Obituary - June 1894
      On May 1st 1894 at Washington Oxford Co., ON, of the infirmities of age, sister Nancy (Wieler) Bretz, widow of the late Pre. Jacob Bretz, aged 84 yrs., 11 months. She was a faithful member of the Mennonite denomination for many years, and leaves, to mourn her loss, seven sons and one daughter. She survived her husband for 15 years. Buried in the Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery on May 4th, where funeral services were conducted in German by Jos. Nahrgang, and in English by Pre. Kennedy, from Phil. 1:21. During her last years she expressed herself as waiting for the summons.

      From Erwin Wieler
      eowieler@pacificcoast.netDescription: Very confident the parents of Nancy Wieler are:Gerhard Wieler, b. abt. May 14, 1775 Ellerwald Trift 1, Prussia. Baptized June 9, 1793 in Elbing, Ellerwald, Prussia.d. Oct 1, 1855 Waterloo, Ontario. Burried in Row 18, stone 4, Warnner Menno. Cemetery, Woolrich Twp. Waterloo County.Married Mar 8 1807 to Agnetha Classen b. 18 June 1780 Prussia, d. Sept 18, 1863 Burried beside her husband. Couple arrived 12 Oct 1802 in Philadelphia on the ship Tom. They had three children:
      1.Gerhard Wieler b. 1813 d. ? married Ann McAinsh b. 5 Feb 1821 in Perthshire, Scotland, d. May 21 1894 Waterloo, Ont.Gerhard is listed in the 1871 Ontario Census in Waterloo South, Div 1 page 4 (031)(microfilm reel C-9943) as age 58, born in Ontario, ethnic German, occupation farmer
      2. I have the child as Anna Wieler who may have been known as Nancy. No dates of birth or death but who married a Jacob Bretz. No other details.

      3.Sister Catharina Wieler b.? d ? married Jonas Krumbach.
      Gerhard Wieler's baptism of 1793 lists his father as Hans Wieler, of Ellerwald, Prussia.

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] 1891 Census of Canada, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;), Database online.
      Record for Jacob Bretz

    2. [S29] 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online.
      Record for Nancy Bretz

    3. [S21] 1891 Census of Canada, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;), Database online.
      Record for Aaron Bretz

    4. [S11] Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1934, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;), Database online.
      Record for Nancy Bretz