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

Clara Erb[1]

Female 1876 - 1938  (62 years)


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  • Name Clara Erb 
    Born 2 Mar 1876  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Female 
    Name Clara Knarr 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00032-2941.3 
    Died 9 Mar 1938  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 13
    Cause: Heart Attack 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 13
    Person ID I11928  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Jacob C. Erb,   b. 17 Apr 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Kaercher,   b. 23 Sep 1851, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1889, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1873  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 14
    Family ID F3291  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William K. Knarr,   b. 17 Mar 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1946, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 6 Dec 1896  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Alvin E. Knarr,   b. 27 Jun 1897, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970  (Age 72 years)
     2. Clayton E. Knarr,   b. 16 Apr 1898, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Eva Knarr,   b. 15 Dec 1900, Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1988  (Age 87 years)
     4. Vera Knarr,   b. 11 Aug 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1984, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Wilfred Knarr,   b. 10 Jul 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1974  (Age 67 years)
     6. Mary Knarr,   b. Feb 1910, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Oren Knarr,   b. 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1961  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F6211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knarr. Clara, daughter of the late Jacob C. and Elizabeth (Karcher) Erb, and beloved wife of William Knarr, passed away suddenly as a result of a heart attack, at her late residence in Kitchener, Ont., early Wednesday morning, March 9, 1938; aged 62 y. 7 d. She was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., March 2, 1876. She is survived by her husband, 4 sons (Alvin of Kitchener, Clayton of Waterloo, Wilfred and Oren at home) and 3 daughters (Eva, Mrs. John Davenport; Vera, Mrs. Earl Becker; and Mary, Mrs. Arno Miller), all of Kitchener. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren, 2 brothers (Anson Erb of Carstairs, Alta.; Addison Erb of Waterloo) and 5 sisters (Miss Malinda Erb, Mrs. Ira Snyder, and Mrs. Delton Snider also of Waterloo, Mrs. Addis Cressman of New Hamburg, and Mrs. Joseph Weber of Waterloo). She has been a faithful member of the Mennonite Church since her youth. She will be missed by the Church, family, and community. Funeral services at the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, interment at Waterloo. Services in charge of Bro. C. F. Derstine, and Jonas Snider. Theme: "The Contributions of a Christian Mother."

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXX, No. 52 - March 24, 1938 page(s) 1102, 1103

  • 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..., 652.

    2. [S276] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1881, Waterloo North, Waterloo North, Ontario Family History Library Film 1375901 NA Film Number C-13265 District 162 Sub-district C Division 2 Page Number 40 Household Number 208.
      Waterloo North, Waterloo North, Ontario Family History Library Film 1375901 NA Film Number C-13265 District 162 Sub-district C Division 2 Page Number 40 Household Number 208

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 8.

    4. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Waterloo North / 4 Waterloo / page 1.

    5. [S155] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Erb Street Mennonite CC#4512 Internet Link.
      In memory of / William K. Knarr / 1872-1945 / his beloved wife / Clara E rb / 1876-1938 / Rest in peace

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Clara Erb - March 24, 1938.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      William K Knarr Born: Waterloo Township Age: 24 Father: John B Knarr Mother: Caroline Knarr Born: abt 1872 Spouse: Clara Erb Age: 20 born: Waterloo Township Father: Jacob Erb Mother: Clara Erb married 6 Dec 1896 married: Waterloo

    8. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Clara Erb Born: 2 Mar 1876 County: Waterloo Father: Jacob C Erb Mother: Elizabeth Kirchner

    9. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 40.

    10. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 1.

    11. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911.

    12. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 42.

    13. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/125024465.

    14. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Jacob Erb occ. farmer Waterloo Born: Canada Age: 23 Father: Jacob Erb Mother: Mary Erb Born: abt 1850 Spouse: Elizabeth Kirchner Age: 22 born: Canada Father: Michael Kirchner Mother: Mary Kirchner married 26 Sep 1873 married: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1876 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Dec 1896 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Heart Attack - 9 Mar 1938 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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