Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
John L. Erb

John L. Erb[1, 2]

Male 1818 - 1878  (59 years)

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  • Name John L. Erb 
    Born 24 Nov 1818  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 2 Jun 1878 
    Death 2 Jul 1878  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Name Johann L. Erb 
    Eby ID Number 00032-2782 
    Person ID I10865  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Samuel Erb,   b. 4 Jan 1792, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1878, Norwich, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Mary Lewis,   b. 14 Aug 1795, Ancaster Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1877, South Norwich Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1816  [1
    Family ID F47  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Samuel Erb,   b. 4 Jan 1792, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1878, Norwich, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F231291  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy Clemens,   b. 16 Jun 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1861, Near Erbsville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 26 May 1840  [1
    Children 
     1. Harriet Ann Erb,   b. 28 Mar 1841, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1861, Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     2. Fernando C. Erb,   b. 4 Mar 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1917  (Age 74 years)
     3. Clarissy Novilla Erb,   b. 17 Mar 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1861  (Age 16 years)
     4. William H. Erb,   b. 6 Oct 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Henry Erb,   b. 8 Jan 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John Nelson Erb,   b. 8 Jan 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1862  (Age 10 years)
     7. George Edward Erb,   b. 3 Mar 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Margaret Agnes Erb,   b. 30 Oct 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1864, Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Schuchle,   b. 13 Jun 1820, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1903  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 8 Mar 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 8
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John Erb
    John Erb
    From a binder called Hannah's Albums, (Waterloo Region Branch, OGS Collection)

  • Notes 
    • John L. Erb, "eldest son of Samuel and Mary (Lewis) Erb, was born November 24th, 1818. On May 26th, 1840, he was married to Nancy Clemens who was born June 16th, 1821, and died October 21st, 1861. On March 8th, 1863, Mr. Erb married again to Mrs. Mary Zimmerman. They resided in Erbsville, Ontario, where he died July 2nd, 1878. To him and his first wife were born seven 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.].

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      ERB.-July 2nd, of phthisic, JOHN L. ERB, aged 59 years, 9 months and 9 days.


      Herald of Truth - Volume XV, Number 8 - August 1878, pages 141, 143 and 144

  • 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..., 417.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John L. Erb aged 44, res Waterloo born Waterloo son of Samuel and Mary (Lewis) married 8 Mar 1863 to Mary Zimmerman, aged 42 res Waterloo born Germany daughter of Jacob F. Schuchle.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 30.
      John L. ERB Farmer Birthplace: Canada Age 33 Wesleyan Methodist b. 24-Nov
      Nancy ERB Birthplace: Canada Age 29 Wesleyan Methodist b. 16-Jun
      Heriata ERB Birthplace: Canada Age 10 Wesleyan Methodist b. 28-Mar
      Fernando ERB Birthplace: Canada Age 8 Wesleyan Methodist b. 4-Mar
      Clarsey ERB Birthplace: Canada Age 6 Wesleyan Methodist b. 17-Mar
      William ERB Birthplace: Canada Age 2 Wesleyan Methodist b. 6-Oct
      Henry ERB Birthplace: Canada Age 1 Wesleyan Methodist b. 8-Jan
      Hanah KEPKEY Birthplace: Canada Age 24 Wesleyan Methodist

    5. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 5 Page 28.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 4 Jul 1878.
      Died 2 Jun 1878 In Erbsville, John L. Erb died at the approximate age of 62 years

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 30.

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 19 Mar 1863.
      08 Mar 1863 By Rev. Stahlschmidt, widower Johann L. Erb was married to widow Maria Zimmermann, both of Waterloo.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Nov 1818 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Mar 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 2 Jul 1878 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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