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

John Erb[1]

Male 1729 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John Erb 
    Born May 1729  Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00032-2776 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I10900  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Christian Erb,   b. 1703, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Maria Winger,   b. Abt 1703, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1725  [1
    Family ID F3122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Erb,   b. Abt 1729, Of, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Erb,   b. 3 Mar 1780, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1858  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Erb, "was born in Warwick Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in May, 1729, and was married to (from Rev. Benjamin Eby's notes) Anna Erb. They have had a family of several children, one of whom, named Magdalena (Die alt Mollie), was married to Abraham Erb, the founder of the town of Waterloo. She was born March 3rd, 1780, and died July 25th, 1858."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 615.

  • Event Map
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