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

John G. Erb

Male 1862 - 1939  (77 years)


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  • Name John G. Erb 
    Born 23 Jun 1862  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-149155 
    Died 10 Nov 1939  Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Lakeview Conservative Mennonite Cemetery, Blake, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I149155  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father Daniel Erb,   b. 1825, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margartha Gingerich,   b. Abt 1824, Of, Hay Township, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F5406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena O. Schwartzentruber,   b. 27 Nov 1864,   d. 17 Oct 1952, Zurich, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Children 
     1. Edmund Erb,   b. 16 Feb 1899, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1989  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F32251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Erb, -- John G., son of the late Daniel and Mary Erb, was born June 23, 1862; died Nov. 10, 1939, at his home near Zurich, Ont., after and illness of a few months; aged 77 y. 4 m. 18 d. He was united in marriage to Magdalena Schwartzentruber Nov. 10, 1885. To this union were born 5 sons and 2 daughters. He is survived by 4 sons and 1 daughter (Christian, Moses, Aaron, Edmund, and Sarah--Mrs. Aaron Gingerich) all of Zurich. One son (Daniel) and one daughter (Barbara) predeceased him in infancy. The departed had 18 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers (Jacob and Joel), 3 sisters (Mrs. John Boshart, Mrs. Jacob Schweitzer, and Mrs. Jantzi) all of Nebraska. Two brothers and 1 sister predeceased him. He accepted Christ as his Saviour in his youth a remained faithful until death. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 13 at the home by Bro. S. Baechler, and at the Bronson Line A. M. Church by Bro. Moses O. Jantzi. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.
      "All is over, hands are folded,
      On a calm and peaceful breast;
      All is over, suffering ended,
      Now dear Father is at rest."

      --The Family.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXII, No 49 - March 7, 1940 -- page 1038, 1039, 1040

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of John G. Erb - March 7, 1940.

    2. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, L., America, N., County, H., & Cemetery, L. (1862). John Erb (1862-1939) - Find A Grave Memorial. Retrieved 27 August 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/64494560/john-erb.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Nov 1939 - Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lakeview Conservative Mennonite Cemetery, Blake, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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