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

Menno Eby[1, 2]

Male 1833 - 1910  (77 years)

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  • Name Menno Eby 
    Born 19 Feb 1833  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Laborer 
    Occupation 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Labourer 
    Religion 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1861  Absent Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Bookkeeper 
    Religion 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Book Keeper 
    Religion 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Deputy Sheriff 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2425 
    Died 24 Feb 1910  [4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I21005  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Isaac Eby, Sr.,   b. 30 Jul 1808, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1874  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Veronica Shoemaker,   b. 2 Feb 1815, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1831  [1, 13
    Family ID F1501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Sophia Maria "Lizzie" Becker,   b. 9 Mar 1833, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1912, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1856  [11, 14
    Children 
     1. Eva Magdalena Eby,   b. 1857, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sophia Maria Eby,   b. 7 Nov 1858, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1859  (Age 0 years)
     3. Louisa Matilda Eby,   b. 22 Dec 1859, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1942, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Alexander Eby,   b. 24 Jan 1862, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1901, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     5. Ilda Isabella Eby,   b. 31 Mar 1866, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943  (Age 76 years)
     6. Leander Eby,   b. 29 Mar 1867, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1871, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     7. Menno Eby,   b. 5 Jun 1868, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1889, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     8. Nellie Grace Eby,   b. 17 Sep 1872, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1895  (Age 23 years)
     9. Neander Eby,   b. 8 Oct 1872, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1873  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F5173  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Menno Eby
    Menno Eby
    from Kitchener Public Library P2248 E95

  • Notes 
    • Menno Eby, "the first member of the family, was born February 19th, 1833. He is a book-keeper and resides on Eby Street, Berlin, Ontario. He was married to Elizabeth Sophia Maria Becker in September, 1856, and has a family of eight children, five of whom are still living. Their names are as follows: Eva Magdalena, married to George Erb, has a family of two daughters and resides in Berlin, Ontario, Sophia Maria, died in infancy, Louisa Matilda, resides in Berlin, Alexander, married to Nellie Watson, resides in Berlin, Ilda Isabella, Leander, died young, Menno, died February 20th, 1889, aged 20 years. 8 months, and 15 days (he had been employed in Rochester, New York, but came to Berlin, Ontario to die), and Nellie Grace."


      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.].

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      Eby, Menno, Town Treasurer, Assessor, Official Assignee, &c. Mr. Eby was born here, 1833, and his father was the first white child born in the township.

      Illustrated Atlas of the County of Waterloo, H. Parsel & Co., Toronto - 1881

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      In 1880 Menno and his son Menno was living or visiting his daughter Eva in North Branch, Lapeer Co., Michigan.

  • 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..., 554.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 28 Feb 1889.
      Feb. 20, 1889 Menno Eby, son of Menno Eby, died in Berlin at age of 20 years, 8 months & 15 days.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-8 Page 5.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Father / Menno Eby / born Feb.19, 1833 / died / Feb.24, 1910

    5. [S142] Census - Michigan - 1880, North Branch, Lapeer, Michigan Family History Library Film 1254589 Page Number 386B.

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 23.
      Menno EBY Labourer Birthplace: Canada Age 19 Mennonite b. 19-Feb

    7. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 Page 73.

    8. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 39.

    9. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 4 Page 34.

    10. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 2 Page 10.

    11. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 3 Page 27.

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

    13. [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..., 452.

    14. [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..., 555.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Feb 1833 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bookkeeper - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Book Keeper - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Deputy Sheriff - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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