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

Abraham Kolb[1, 2]

Male 1806 - 1874  (67 years)


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  • Name Abraham Kolb 
    Born 13 Jun 1806  Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Land Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 122, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00068-4118 
    Died 14 Apr 1874  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 9, 12
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I14124  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Deacon Jacob Kolb, Sr.,   b. 17 Apr 1781, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Catharine Clemens,   b. 21 May 1782, Lower Salford, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1869, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1805  [6, 14, 15
    Family ID F3847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Ziegler,   b. 31 Dec 1811, Near Skippack, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1896, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1829  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 12
    Children 
     1. Deacon Jacob Ziegler Kolb,   b. 12 Apr 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1919  (Age 87 years)
     2. Catharine Kolb,   b. 23 Sep 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Menno Simon Kolb,   b. 13 Jan 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Anna "Nancy" Kolb,   b. 10 Oct 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926  (Age 84 years)
     5. Dilman Kolb,   b. 15 Oct 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Ann Kolb,   b. 22 Mar 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F2753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsLand - - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 122, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Nov 1829 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 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 - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Apr 1874 - 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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  • Notes 
    • Abraham Kolb, "the eldest son, was born June 13th, 1806. On November 3rd, 1829, he was married to Elizabeth Ziegler who was born December 15th, 1811. Soon after their marriage they moved on the farm now possessed by Oliver Betzner where they resided until his death which took place April 14th, 1874. She is still living and resides near Breslau. To Mr. and Mrs. Kolb were born six 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..., 113.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 625.

    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..., 857.

    4. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 2.

    5. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 698.

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

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 16.
      Abraham KOLB Farmer USA 45 Mennonite b. 13-Jun
      Elisabetha KOLB USA 41 Mennonite b. 8-Jan
      Jacob KOLB Labourer Canada 20 Mennonite b. 11-Apr
      Katharina KOLB Canada 18 Mennonite b. 9-Sep
      Meno KOLB Canada 14 Mennonite b. 17-Jan
      Nancy KOLB Canada 11 Mennonite b. 8-Oct
      Delman KOLB Canada 8 Mennonite b. 18-Oct
      Marian KOLB Canada 4 Mennonite b. 22-Mar

    8. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 12 Page 87.

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Apr 1874.
      Died 14 Apr 1874 By Berlin, Abraham Kolb died at the age of 67 years, 10 months, 1 day.

    10. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 63.

    11. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 16.

    12. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Obituary of Elizabeth Ziegler Vol. XXXIII, No. 3, February 1, 1896 Pages 46 and 47.

    13. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    14. [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..., 856.

    15. [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.