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

Reeve Jacob K. Erb[1, 2]

Male 1833 - 1921  (87 years)


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  • Name Jacob K. Erb 
    Prefix Reeve 
    Born 13 Apr 1833  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Miller 
    Occupation 1855  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    merchant 
    Occupation 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Merchant 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Merchant 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Free Presbyterian 
    Residence 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Directory 1864  Cambridge Flouring Mills, Preston (Cambridge), Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    A. A. Erb & Brothers 
    Elected Office 1865  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reeve of Preston 
    Occupation 1880  Moravia, Cayuga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    wool manufacturer 
    Residence 127 Jacob St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Eby ID Number 00032-2821 
    Died 1921  [8
    Buried Indian Mound Cemetery, Moravia, Cayuga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I1302  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Joseph Erb,   b. 30 Mar 1800, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1885, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Mary Kolb,   b. 4 Aug 1808, Near Skippack, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1900, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1827  [3, 11, 12
    Family ID F2627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Judith Bowman,   b. CALC 30 Jul 1833, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1866, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1855  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Children 
     1. Austin Erb,   b. 1857, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1882  (Age 25 years)
     2. Oscar Erb,   b. CA 1860, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Milton Erb,   b. 15 Dec 1865, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1866, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catharine Hudson,   b. 1843, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1908, Moravia, Cayuga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Children 
     1. Almira Erb,   b. 1870, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Erb,   b. 1873, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1897  (Age 24 years)
     3. Howard H. Erb,   b. 1875, Montville, Cayuga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1964, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     4. Franklin Erb,   b. 1878,   d. 21 Oct 1947  (Age 69 years)
     5. Milton Franklin Erb,   b. 25 Aug 1878, Moravia, Cayuga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1947, Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. Alice Emily Erb,   b. Jun 1881, , Erie Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1944, East Aurora, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
     7. George Edwin Erb,   b. 6 Jul 1881, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1972, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob K. Erb, "the third son, was born April 13th, 1833. He was married twice, first to Judith Bowman and after her decease to Catharine Hudson. He resides in Moravia, New York, where he is engaged in the milling business. His family consists of seven children, namely: Oscar and Milton are of his first wife, and Mary, Howard, Franklin, Alice, and George are of the second wife."

      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..., 626-627.

    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..., 112.

    3. [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..., 626.

    4. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 20.

    5. [S219] Census - New York - 1880, Moravia, Cayuga, New York Film 1254814 Page Number 201D.

    6. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 3 Page 33.

    7. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 1 Page 1.

    8. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/84942153/jacob-k-erb.

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Jacob Erb, merchant of Preston married 11 Dec 1855 in Berlin by lic. to Julie Bowmann of Preston, witnesses: Charles Doerner of Preston & Cyrus Erb of Preston

    10. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864.
      A. A. Erb & Brothers of Preston - Cambridge Flouring Mills pg 173

    11. [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..., 857.

    12. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Kolb family bible.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Apr 1833 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Miller - 1852 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - merchant - 1855 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Dec 1855 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Presbyterian - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - A. A. Erb & Brothers - 1864 - Cambridge Flouring Mills, Preston (Cambridge), Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve of Preston - 1865 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - wool manufacturer - 1880 - Moravia, Cayuga, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 127 Jacob St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Indian Mound Cemetery, Moravia, Cayuga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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