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

Samuel Erb[1]

Male 1792 - 1878  (86 years)

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  • Name Samuel Erb 
    Born 4 Jan 1792  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Public Service 1822  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Assessor - Waterloo Township 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    yeoman 
    Eby ID Number 00032-2781 
    Died 26 Jun 1878  Norwich, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I123  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father John Erb,   b. 8 Dec 1764, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1832, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Schrantz,   b. Jun 1770, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1826  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Family ID F2819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 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
    Children 
     1. John L. Erb,   b. 24 Nov 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1878  (Age 59 years)
     2. Nancy Ann Erb,   b. 19 May 1819, About Two Miles South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Samuel L. Erb,   b. 13 Sep 1820, About Two Miles South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     4. Margaret Erb,   b. 11 Jul 1822, About Two Miles South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1909, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Abraham L. Erb,   b. 11 May 1824, About Two Miles South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1902  (Age 78 years)
     6. Joseph Lewis Erb,   b. 27 May 1826, About Two Miles South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898  (Age 71 years)
     7. William Lewis Erb,   b. 22 Aug 1828, About Two Miles South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1907, South River, Parry Sound District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Nelson L. Erb,   b. 12 Feb 1831, About Two Miles South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Jared L. Erb,   b. 7 Jul 1833, About Two Miles South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1892  (Age 59 years)
     10. Henry L. Erb,   b. 1 Jan 1836, About Two Miles South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, Manistee, Manistee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     11. Levi L. Erb,   b. 6 Jun 1838, About Two Miles South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F47  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. John L. Erb,   b. 24 Nov 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1878  (Age 59 years)
     2. William Lewis Erb,   b. 22 Aug 1828, About Two Miles South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1907, South River, Parry Sound District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Barbara Erb,   b. 1837, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F231291  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Erb, "the eldest son of John and Magdalena Erb, was born January 4th, 1792. On June 25th, 1816, he was married to Mary Lewis who was born August 14th, 1795, and died March 26th, 1877. They resided for many years about two miles south-east of Berlin, on the farm lately owned by Israel Snider, where there family was born. Later they moved to Norwich, Oxford County, Ontario, where he died June 26th, 1878. Their family consisted of eleven 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.-June 26th, in Middlesex Co., Ont., SAMUEL ERB, aged 84 years, 5 months and several 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. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 26.
      Samuel ERB Yeoman Pennsylvania 61 Methodist
      Mary ERB wife Canada 57 Methodist
      Gerrad ERB son Canada 19 Methodist
      Henry ERB son Canada 17 Methodist
      Levi ERB son Canada 14 Methodist
      Alvera POWELL Servant Canada 13 Methodist

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 4 Jul 1878.
      Died 26 Jun 1878 In Norwich, Samuel Erb the father of William Erb of Bloomingdale died at the age of 86 years

    4. [S1449] Book - Grassroots Government Biographies of Waterloo Township Councillors.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 26.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jan 1792 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPublic Service - Assessor - Waterloo Township - 1822 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - yeoman - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jun 1878 - Norwich, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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