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

Mary Eby[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1835 - 1890  (55 years)


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  • Name Mary Eby 
    Born 13 Jan 1835  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Female 
    Name Maria Eby 
    Name Mary 
    Name Mary Groff 
    Residence 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Spinster 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2426 
    Died 28 Apr 1890  near Waterloo City, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 9
    Buried 1 May 1890  Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Person ID I21014  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 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  [14, 15
    Family ID F1501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Abraham Groff,   b. 13 Oct 1829, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1885  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 13, 16
    Children 
     1. Susannah Groff,   b. 11 Jan 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Levi Groff,   b. 24 Dec 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1923  (Age 68 years)
     3. Leah Groff,   b. 11 Jun 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1924, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. Ezra Groff,   b. 13 Nov 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     5. Maria Groff,   b. 25 Mar 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923  (Age 61 years)
     6. Lydia Ann Groff,   b. 27 Nov 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     7. Matilda Groff,   b. 29 Apr 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1949, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     8. Isaac Eby Groff,   b. 2 Oct 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1895  (Age 27 years)
     9. Hannah Groff,   b. 10 Jan 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Emma Groff,   b. 14 Apr 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. Abraham Groff,   b. 16 Aug 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Benjamin Groff,   b. 14 Jun 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     13. Jacob E. Groff,   b. 21 Jun 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1960  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F1322  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 ?,   b. Abt 1836,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F231366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Eby, "was born January 13th, 1835, and died April 28th, 1890. She was married to Abraham Groff who was born October 13th, 1829, and died February 15th, 1885. They resided on a farm two and one-half miles north of Waterloo, Ontario, where they were blessed with a large family."

      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..., 555.

    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..., 602.

    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..., 426.

    4. [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..., 97.

    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..., 726.

    6. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 23.
      Maria EBY Birthplace: Canada Age 14 Mennonite b. 31-Oct

    8. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 23.

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 1 May 1890.
      Apr 28, 1890 Mary Groff, née Eby, widow of Abraham Groff, died near Waterloo at age of 55 years, 3 months & 15 days. Burial today, Thursday, at 9 a. m.

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

    11. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 10 Page 80.

    12. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 32.

    13. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Abraham Groff, yeoman of Waterloo married 23 Nov 1852 in Greenbush by license to Mary Eby of Waterloo, wit: Jacob Groff of Waterloo & Menno Eby of Waterloo

    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..., 554.

    15. [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.

    16. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jan 1835 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Nov 1852 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Spinster - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Apr 1890 - near Waterloo City, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 May 1890 - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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