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

Jacob Erb[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1768 - 1834  (66 years)


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  • Name Jacob Erb 
    Born 25 Jan 1768  Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 017, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 049, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 036, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 006, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 020, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 079, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00032-2835 
    Died 20 Mar 1834  [1
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I18275  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Christian Erb,   b. Oct 1734, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1810, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Maria Scherch,   b. 1737, Of, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1814, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1756  [10, 11
    Family ID F1128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Salome Graybill,   b. 8 Aug 1778, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1821  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1802  Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. David Erb,   b. 21 Feb 1797, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1883  (Age 86 years)
     2. Mary Erb,   b. 8 Apr 1799, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1830  (Age 31 years)
     3. Anna Erb,   b. 7 May 1801, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1865  (Age 63 years)
     4. Rev. Jacob G. Erb,   b. 30 Sep 1802, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1885  (Age 82 years)
     5. Magdalena Erb,   b. 22 Sep 1806, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1899  (Age 92 years)
     6. Salome Erb,   b. CALC 4 Aug 1804,   d. 15 Jan 1888, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     7. Lydia Erb,   b. 12 Nov 1809, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1877, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     8. Susannah Erb,   b. 13 Nov 1810, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     9. Hannah Erb,   b. 25 Jan 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     10. Abraham Erb,   b. 6 Mar 1815, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1901, Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     11. Elizabeth Erb,   b. 23 Jul 1816, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1903, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     12. Isaac Erb,   b. 23 Jul 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1892, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Colombia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     13. Benjamin Erb,   b. 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F2442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Magdalena Baer,   b. CALC 18 Sep 1775, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1851, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F53913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Erb, "the fifth son of Christian and Maria (Scherch) Erb, was born in Warwick Township, Pennsylvania, January 25th, 1768. He was married to Salome Graybill who was born August 8th, 1778, and died May 6th, 1821. In 1806 they, in company with his brother Abraham and others, came to Canada and located on lot No. 17, German Company's Tract, a little to the west of Berlin. Here they resided until their deaths. He died March 20th, 1834, leaving a family of thirteen 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..., 630.

    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..., 341.

    3. [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..., 178.

    4. [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..., 142.

    5. [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..., 176.

    6. [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..., 164.

    7. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 19 Sep 1851 Page 38.
      Magdalena Erb Died 12 Sep 1851 Nee Bar. Widow of Jacob Erb & Martin Bauman. 75y, 11m, 25d. Died in the house of her son-in-law, Heinrich Oberholtzer.

    8. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 25.

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

    10. [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..., 615.

    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..., 615-616.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jan 1768 - Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jun 1802 - Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 049, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 006, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 020, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 079, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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