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Abraham Albert "Abram" Erb[1]
Male 1829 - 1896


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  • Birth  8 Mar 1829  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1852  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Merchant 
    Elected Office  1860  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reeve of Preston 
    Occupation  1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Merchant 
    Religion  1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    United Presbyterian 
    Business  1864  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    A. A. Erb & Brothers - Cambridge Flouring Mills 
    1861 Tremaine's Map of Waterloo
    1861 Tremaine's Map of Waterloo
    Directory  1864  Cambridge Flouring Mills, Preston (Cambridge), Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    A. A. Erb & Brothers 
    Elected Office  1867  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reeve of Preston 
    Elected Office  1871  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reeve of Preston 
    Elected Office  1871  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Warden for the County of Waterloo 
    Historic Building  506 King St. E., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    stone 1 1/2 story 
    • 1 story stone house. In 1978: listed in good condition used by the Public Utilities Commission.
    Name  A. A. Erb 
    Name  Abram Erb 
    Name  Albert Erb 
    Occupation  1871  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Merchant 
    Occupation  1881  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    inspector 
    Occupation  1881  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Inspector 
    Occupation  1891  , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Customs Officer 
    Religion  1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number  00032-2819 
    Died  24 Jun 1896  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 11, 12
    Cause: Cause: Chronic Gastritis Ulceration - Pyloric Stenosis (10 days) 
    Buried  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Person ID  I350952  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Aug 2017 

    Father  Joseph Erb,   b. 30 Mar 1800, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1885, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Kolb,   b. 4 Aug 1808, Near Skippack, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1900, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Dec 1827 
    Family ID  F2627  Group Sheet

    Family ID  F24640  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret Wallace,   b. CALC 11 Sep 1831, Blackburn, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1915, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis Edward "Frank" Erb,   b. CALC 8 Jan 1852, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1881, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Elizabeth Erb,   b. 1854, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1898, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Harry Joseph Erb,   b. 1856, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1916, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James Alfred Erb,   b. 1857, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1867, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. George Wallace Erb,   b. 1860, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ellen Marion Erb,   b. CALC 5 Apr 1862, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1922, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Agnes Lind Erb,   b. 12 Sep 1865, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1954, Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Jeannie Erb,   b. 1866, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Ida Jean Erb,   b. Feb 1867, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F251552  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Abram Erb, "the eldest in family, was born March 8th, 1829. He is married to Margaret Wallace. They reside in Preston. Some years ago the Dominion Government had him appointed customs and revenue officer which appointment he still holds. To them was born a family of eight children".1a

      1aThe Biographical History of Waterloo Township, by Ezra Eby

  • 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..., 626.

    2. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 20.

    3. [S297] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1881, Film 1375901 District 161 Sub-district E Page Number 28 Household Number 149.

    4. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Abram A. ERB/ died / June 24, 1896/ in his 68th year/ Margaret WALLACE/ his wife/ died Jan. 11, 1915/ in her 84th yea

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

    6. [S297] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1881, Page 28.

    7. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 1 Page 2.

    8. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 14.

    9. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Monument] [Front] Abram A. Erb/ Died / June 24, 1896/ In His 68th Year/ Margaret Wallace/ His Wife/ Died Jan. 11, 1915/ In Her 84th Year./ [Markers At Front] Maggie/ Father/ Mother/ Harry/

    10. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864.
      A. A. Erb & Brothers of Preston - Cambridge Flouring Mills pg 173

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 2 Jul 1896.
      24 Jun 1896 Abraham A. Erb died in Preston at age of 68 years

    12. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Abram Albert Erb Gender:Male Birth Year:abt 1828 Birth Place:Preston, Ontario Age at Death:68 Death Date:24 Jun 1896 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 8 Mar 1829 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1852 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve of Preston - 1860 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Presbyterian - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - A. A. Erb & Brothers - Cambridge Flouring Mills - 1864 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - A. A. Erb & Brothers - 1864 - Cambridge Flouring Mills, Preston (Cambridge), Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve of Preston - 1867 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve of Preston - 1871 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Warden for the County of Waterloo - 1871 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - stone 1 1/2 story - - 506 King St. E., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1871 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - inspector - 1881 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Inspector - 1881 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Customs Officer - 1891 - , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Chronic Gastritis Ulceration - Pyloric Stenosis (10 days) - 24 Jun 1896 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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