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

Elizabeth Erb[1, 2, 3]

Female 1813 - 1868  (55 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Erb 
    Born 28 Jan 1813  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Yost 
    Eby ID Number 00032-2922 
    Died 8 Feb 1868  [2, 4, 6, 7
    Buried Calvary United Brethern Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I17522  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Daniel S. Erb,   b. 11 Jan 1784, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1845  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Barbara Cressman,   b. 22 May 1786, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1831  (Age 45 years) 
    Family ID F2825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Tobias Yost,   b. 9 Feb 1805, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1856, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 1832  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Jacob Yost,   b. 19 Oct 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1917, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Magdalena Yost,   b. 18 Dec 1835, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1898, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Polly Yost,   b. 29 Apr 1839, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1855  (Age 16 years)
     4. Tobias Yost,   b. 7 Apr 1841, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1843  (Age 1 years)
     5. Sarah Yost,   b. 14 Mar 1843, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1843  (Age 0 years)
     6. Simon Yost,   b. 29 Apr 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1904  (Age 59 years)
     7. Amanda Yost,   b. 14 Aug 1848, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1911  (Age < 62 years)
     8. Martin Yost,   b. 23 Jul 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Louisa Yost,   b. 15 Aug 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1854  (Age 1 years)
     10. Tobias E. Yost,   b. 7 Mar 1856, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1856  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Erb, "the third in family, was born January 28th, 1813. She was married to Tobias Yost, a farmer. They resided in Woolwich Township, about a mile east of St. Jacobs. She died February 8th, 1860. To them were born ten 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..., 648.

    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..., 689.

    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..., 477.

    4. [S232] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Calvary United St. Jacobs 4585 Cemetery Internet Link.
      Zum Andenken an / ELISABETHA ERB / Ehefrau von TOBIAS YOST / gest. Feb. 8, 1868 / Alter 55 Jahre u. 10 Ta./

    5. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 1.

    6. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, 13 Feb 1868.
      Yost, Elizabeth died 08 Feb 1868 Relict of the late Tobias Yost, aged about 56 years.

    7. [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..., 689.
      Eby in his book states died 1860 but cemetery stone is 1868 and date calculated from age equals birthdate given by Eby.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jan 1813 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Calvary United Brethern Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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