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

John Eby[1, 2]

Male 1737 - 1794  (56 years)


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  • Name John Eby 
    Born 28 Sep 1737  Near Lititz, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2420.2 
    Died 1794  Near Lititz, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I20972  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Christian Eby,   b. 12 Feb 1698, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 15 Sep 1756, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Mayer,   b. Abt 1700, Of, Near Lititz, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1787  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Family ID F5168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Hershey,   b. Abt 1750, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1762  [3
    Children 
     1. Daniel Eby,   b. Jan 1773, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1820, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
     2. Joseph Eby,   b. 13 Dec 1777, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1855, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Rebecca Eby,   b. 14 Apr 1781, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1861, Chicopee (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Samuel B. Eby,   b. 27 Jun 1790, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1878, Wyandot, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F5170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Eby, "second son of Christian and Elizabeth (Mayer) Eby, was born September 28th, 1737. In 1762 he was married to Rebecca Hershey. They resided in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, near Lititz, where he died in 1794. To them were born seven children, of whom four settled in Canada"


      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..., 547.

    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..., 326.

    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..., 571.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Sep 1737 - Near Lititz, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1794 - Near Lititz, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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