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

Elizabeth Erb[1, 2, 3]

Female 1790 - 1867  (76 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Erb 
    Born 3 Apr 1790  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Gingerich 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00032-2780 
    Died 2 Jan 1867  [1, 4, 6
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I10851  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father John Erb,   b. 8 Dec 1764, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1832, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Schrantz,   b. Jun 1770, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1826  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Family ID F2819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Gingerich,   b. 17 Dec 1785, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sallie Gingerich,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Eli Gingerich,   b. Abt 1815, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John E. Gingerich,   b. 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Magdalena Gingerich,   b. 13 May 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1846, East Of Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     5. Moses E. Gingerich,   b. 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1897, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Joseph Gingrich,   b. 17 Aug 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1894, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     7. Nancy Gingerich,   b. 25 Feb 1825, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1900  (Age 74 years)
     8. Susannah Gingerich,   b. 5 Apr 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1900, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     9. Christian Gingerich,   b. CALC 11 Jun 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1892, West Garafraxa Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F1781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Erb, "the eldest in family, was born April 3rd, 1790, and died January 2nd, 1867. She was married to John Gingerich. They resided near Preston, on the farm now possessed by Peter Fach. 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..., 618.

    2. [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..., 747.

    3. [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..., 453.

    4. [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..., 687.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    6. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In memory of/ Elizabeth Erb/ wife of/ John Gingerick/ who died/ Jan. 2, 1867/ aged 76 years/ 9 mo's. & 28 days/ The winter of trouble is past/ the storms of affliction are o'er/ her struggles are ended at last/ and sorrow and death are no more

    7. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 11 Page 77.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Apr 1790 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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