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

Joseph B. Kolb[1, 2]

Male 1839 - 1905  (65 years)


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  • Name Joseph B. Kolb 
    Historic Building 1826  1765 Victoria St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Jacob Kolb contructed this house now demolished some time after 1981. It started out as a small log house, later a room the full length of the house was added and a new roof applied. Logs were covered with frame and the hold house was stuccoed. It was passed down from Jacob to Tobias then to Joseph.
    Born 30 Aug 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1866  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00068-4139 
    Died 15 Aug 1905  [5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I14177  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Tobias Kolb,   b. 11 Aug 1810, Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1894  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Bechtel,   b. 2 Apr 1815, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1833  [3, 13, 14
    Family ID F3856  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Stauffer,   b. 10 Jan 1843, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1915  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10, 12
    Children 
     1. Oliver S. Kolb,   b. 2 Aug 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1943  (Age 76 years)
     2. Elsie Kolb,   b. 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lucinda Kolb,   b. 29 Mar 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1947  (Age 69 years)
     4. Irvin S. Kolb,   b. 20 Oct 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age 59 years)
     5. Alice Kolb,   b. 4 Nov 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph B. Kolb, "was born August 30th, 1839. On October 16th, 1866, he was married to Nancy Stauffer. They reside on the old 'Kolb Farm'. To them were born five children, namely: Oliver, married to Mary Ann Montgomery, Elsie, Lucinda, Ervine, and Alice (dead)."


      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. [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..., 504.

    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..., 222.

    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..., 860.

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 8.

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

    6. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Kolb / in memory of / Joseph Kolb / born Aug. 30th 1839 / died Aug.15th 1905 / in his 66th year / gone but not forgotton / his wife / Nancy Stauffer / died Sep.28, 1915 in her 73 year

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 15.

    8. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 31 Aug 1839:34.
      last Thurs. The family of Tobias Kolb of Waterloo Township was blessed with a son.

    9. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 21.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Joseph Kolb Birth Place: Waterloo Township Residence: Waterloo Township Age: 27 Estimated birth year: abt 1839 Father Name: Tobias Kolb Mother Name: Magdelena Knechtel Spouse Name: Nancy Stauffer Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843 Spouse Birth Place: Blenheim Spouse residence: Blenheim Spouse Father Name: Jacob Stauffer Spouse Mother Name: Elizabeth Mosser Marriage Date: 16 Oct 1866 Marriage County: Waterloo

    11. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 12 Page 86.

    12. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 3.

    13. [S63] Book - A genealogical history of the Kolb, Kulp of Culp family and its branches in America : with biographical sketches of their descendants from the earliest available records from 1707 to the present time, including Dielman Kolb in Germany.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - 1826 - 1765 Victoria St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Aug 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 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 MapsResidence - 1866 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Oct 1866 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., 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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