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

Benjamin S. Eby[1]

Male 1853 - 1881  (27 years)


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  • Name Benjamin S. Eby 
    Born 29 Jul 1853  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2433 
    Died 23 Feb 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Cause: Consumption 2 years 
    Person ID I21061  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    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  [7, 8
    Family ID F1501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Ziegler,   b. 1 Mar 1845, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1878  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F2767  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin S. Eby, "was born July 29th, 1853, and died February 23rd, 1881. He was married to Helen Ziegler and resided in Berlin and, in company with Mr. Jacob B. Fellman, carried on the mercantile business. He died without heirs."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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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      Dead - The death is announced of Mr. Benjamin Eby, of the firm of Fellman & Eby, Berlin. The deceased had been suffering from consumption for some time, so that his death was not unexpected. Mr. Eby was very highly respected by his friends and acquaintances. He was only in his 28th year.

      Galt Reporter Feb 25 1881 pg 1

  • 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..., 557.

    2. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 10.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 24 Feb 1881.
      23 Feb 1881 Benjamin S. Eby died at the age of 27 years, 5 months and 28 days in Berlin.

    4. [S1338] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), Obituary of Benjamin S. Eby - Feb 25 1881 pg 1.

    5. [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..., 701.

    6. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 2 Page 15.

    7. [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.

    8. [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.

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Helena Ziegler Born: Canada Age: 30 Father: Enoch Ziegler Mother: Hannah Ziegler Born: abt 1848 Spouse: Benj S Eley Age: 25 born: Canada Father: Isaac Eley Mother: Veronica Eley married 2 Oct 1878

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jul 1853 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Oct 1878 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Consumption 2 years - 23 Feb 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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