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

Jacob B. Cober[1]

Male 1828 - 1907  (78 years)


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  • Name Jacob B. Cober 
    Born 3 Apr 1828  Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1907  Bella St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-120122 
    Died 5 Mar 1907  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I120122  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    Father Peter Cober,   b. 21 Aug 1800, Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1883  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Sati Baker,   b. 23 Sep 1796, Of, Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1876  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F3255  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna Eyer,   b. 3 Jan 1837, Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1920, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Feb 1857 
    Children 
     1. Isaac Urias Cober,   b. 8 Jul 1858, Vaughan, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1943, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. William Franklin Cober,   b. 3 Aug 1862, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1938  (Age 76 years)
     3. Mary Ann Cober,   b. 23 Nov 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1946, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Demaris Cober,   b. 5 Jan 1865,   d. 31 Jan 1882  (Age 17 years)
     5. Aaron Eyer Cober,   b. 30 Jan 1868, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1944, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Lydia Cober,   b. 8 Jul 1869,   d. 28 Sep 1869  (Age 0 years)
     7. Elizabeth Ann Cober,   b. 8 Jul 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1945, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. Rosanna Cober,   b. 6 Oct 1871,   d. 24 Mar 1872  (Age 0 years)
     9. David Peter Cober,   b. 22 Nov 1872, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1953, Stouffville, Whitchurch Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     10. Louisa Cober,   b. Dec 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Florence M. Cober,   b. Jul 1877, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F47770  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • COBER, JACOB B.

      Another of the stalwart pioneers of Puslinch passed away on Tuesday morning, March 5, 1907, at his residence on Bella St. in Hespeler, to which he had retired several years ago. He was bom in Vaughan Township, York County and was within a month of his 79th birthday. He came to Puslinch Township in 1861. Four years ago this spring, he moved into town. He was married to Susannah Eyer in February 1857 and is survived by her and a family of eight: Frank of Belleville; Isaac and Aaron of Puslinch; David of Hespeler; Mrs. E. Ross of Moosejaw; Mrs. W. C. Shaw, Mrs. William Guenther and Miss Elizabeth of Hespeler. Mr. Cober was a life-long member of the Methodist Church. In politics, he was a Liberal. The funeral was held from his home, on Thursday at 2: 30 to the Hespeler Cemetery, the services being conducted by Rev. A. M. Hamilton.

      -Information from the death certificate: Cause of death was pneumonia.

      -Information from birth certificates: Children of Jacob B. Cober and Susannah Eyer were: Elizabeth Ann (b. July 8, 1869); Rosanna (b. Oct. 6, 1871); David Peter (b. Nov. 22, 1873); Florence Maud (b. July 7, 1877).

      -Information from marriage certificates: Children of Jacob B. Cober and Susannah Eyer were Isaac H. (born c. 1858); William F. (born c. 1862); May Ann "May" Cober, born c. 1864, married William Shaw; David Peter (born c. 1872); (Florence Cober (b. in Puslinch c. 1877) married William Guenther on Dec. 25, 1900.


      A Celebration of Lives Obituaries of Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Vol 1, Anna Jackson & Marjorie Clark
      Used with kind permission of Marjorie Clark

  • Sources 
    1. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012717-96.
      William G. Shaw, 41, b. Canada, res. South Waterloo, occ. Farmer, son of James Shaw and Margaret Cowan, married May Cober, 32, b. Canada, res. Hespeler, daughter of Jacob Cober and Susanna Eyre, Witn Bessie Cober of Puslinch, A.A. Panabaker of Hespeler, married 29 June 1896, Hespeler

    2. [S237] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - New Hope CC#4498 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ Jacob B. Cober/ born April 3, 1828/ died March 5, 1907/ his wife/ Susannah Eyer/ 1838 - 1920/ their children/ Lydia - 1869/ Rosanna - 1872/ Demaris - 1865 - 1882/ Cober

    3. [S3172] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40253850/jacob-b-cober.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Apr 1828 - Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1907 - Bella St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Mar 1907 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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