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

Hannah Harrington[1]

Female 1849 - 1931  (81 years)


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  • Name Hannah Harrington 
    Born 6 Dec 1849  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Immigration Abt 1862  Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Name Hannah Eby 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2375.1 
    Died 23 May 1931  [3
    Buried Arlington Hill Cemetery, Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I20778  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father John C. Harrington,   b. 4 Jul 1803, East Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1886, , Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Colosky,   b. 15 Aug 1813, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1894, Near, Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1832  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F7860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Seth Eby,   b. 17 Nov 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1914  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1869  Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Alma I. Eby,   b. 1873, , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1959  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F5141  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Harrington.- Jacob Harrington, 71, died in his home at Wakarusa, Ind., after being ill for five weeks with complications caused by ear trouble. The son of John and Mary Harrington. He was born July 25, 1859, in Canada and came to the vicinity of Wakarusa with his parents when three years old where he grew to manhood. On March 12, 1883, he married Mary Trysinger, with whom he lived on a farm with near Wakarusa. Sometime later they moved to Wakarusa and he was employed at the Metal Forming Co., in Elkhart for about seven years, prior to five years ago when he became ill with blood poisoning. He was converted in the spring of 1909, and on April 24, was baptized at which time he was received as a member in the Mennonite Church and as a brother in the Holdeman congregation. Bro. Harrington was a man of strong religious convictions, true to his Master until the end. Surviving are his wife and five children (Chester and Harry Harrington, Mrs. Eli Hunsberger, Mrs. A.J. Dullinger, and Mrs. Guy Burkhart). One son (Forrest ) died on March 24, 1929 at the age of 25. there are also 11 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers (David and Amos Harrington) , 2 sisters (Mrs. Isaac Flickinger and Mrs. Seth Eby). He was a man universally respected and loved by all who knew him. A neighbor not to be forgotten. His love for children was marked, and he alway greeted them with a cheery word. The funeral was held at the Olive Church, conducted by Brethren David A. Yoder and Silas Weldy. Text, Jno. 17: 4. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.

      1aGospel Herald Newspaper May 14, 1931 - Vol. XXIV, No.7 - page 159

  • 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..., 540.

    2. [S255] Census - Indiana - 1880, Madison, St. Joseph, Indiana Film 1254309 Page 531D.

    3. [S2173] Find A Grave, (2019). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 22 April 2019, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/130844955/hannah-eby.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 14, 1931 Obituary of Jacob Harrington.

    5. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, September 15, 1894 - Obituary of Mary Harrington.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Dec 1849 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Abt 1862 - Wakarusa, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1869 - Elkhart, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Arlington Hill Cemetery, Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
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