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

Peter C. Erb[1, 2]

Male 1843 - 1916  (73 years)


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  • Name Peter C. Erb 
    Born 5 Feb 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1870  Wallace Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    farmer 
    Residence 1874  Wallace Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 1881  Wallace Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Grey Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Religion 1901  Grey Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    ?, Button Factory 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Church of England 
    House of Industry and Refuge 1916  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Eby ID Number 00032-2938 
    Died 6 Feb 1916  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Cause: rupture (a few years) 
    Person ID I11689  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Jacob B. Erb,   b. 2 Jul 1808, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Mary A. Clemens,   b. 1 Feb 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1830  [13
    Family ID F3756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Kaercher,   b. 29 Apr 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1905, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Erb,   b. 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Minnie Esther "Salome" Erb,   b. 30 Mar 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1900  (Age 34 years)
     3. Jacob Erb,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Catharine Erb,   b. 23 Sep 1870, Wallace Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. George Erb,   b. 5 Jan 1874, Wallace Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Levi K. Erb,   b. 23 Sep 1877, Wallace Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Carrie Erb,   b. 24 Aug 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1895  (Age < 14 years)
     8. Maggie Erb,   b. 24 Aug 1880, Wallace Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1889  (Age 8 years)
     9. Carline Erb,   b. 20 Sep 1882,   d. 4 Jan 1889  (Age 6 years)
     10. Noah Erb,   b. 16 Jun 1886, Grey Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F3281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Feb 1843 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 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 MapsOccupation - farmer - 1901 - Grey Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1901 - Grey Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ?, Button Factory - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of England - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1916 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: rupture (a few years) - 6 Feb 1916 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Peter C. Erb, "was born February 5th, 1843. He is married to Margaret Kercher. They reside near Fordwich, Huron County, Ontario, where he possesses a beautiful farm. To them were born 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..., 651.

    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..., 398.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 131.

    4. [S257] Census - ON, Perth, Wallace - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 12 Household Number 55.
      Peter ERB M Male American 37 Ontario Farmer
      Margaret ERB M Female German 36 Ontario
      Mary A. ERB Female German 17 Ontario Servant
      Salome ERB Female German 15 Ontario
      Jacob ERB Male German 12 Ontario
      Catherine ERB Female German 10 Ontario
      George ERB Male German 7 Ontario
      Levi ERB Male German 3 Ontario
      Maggie ERB Female German <1 Born: Aug; 8/12 Ontario

    5. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 40 Page 6.

    6. [S314] Census - ON, Huron, Grey - 1901, Div 6 pg 5.

    7. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 4 Page 22.

    8. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 18.
      Peter Erb Died: 06 Feb 1916 Aged 69 Cause: Rupture Comment and Remarks: Edward Lippert Erbsville

    9. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division).

    10. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 10270 (1871), Catherine Erb.
      Catherine Erb Date of Birth: 23 Sep 1870 Gender: Female Birth County: Perth Father's Name: Peter Erb (farmer of Wallace) Mother's Name: Margaret Kalcal

    11. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 017656-74.
      017656-74 (Perth Co) ERB, George, m, b. Jan. 5, 1874, father – Peter ERB, farmer, mother – Margaret KARAGER, infm – Peter Erb, Wallace Tp

    12. [S257] Census - ON, Perth, Wallace - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 12 Household Number 55.

    13. [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..., 650.