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

Benjamin W. Eby[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1839 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Benjamin W. Eby 
    Born 26 Jul 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1864  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1880  Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2438 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I21069  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Elias Eby,   b. 22 Feb 1810, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1878, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Maria "Anna" Weber,   b. 30 Jul 1809, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1877, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F4715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Norman Eby,   b. 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Hettie Elma Eby,   b. 13 Oct 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1874, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah Kraft,   b. 22 Dec 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 27 Sep 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11
    Children 
     1. Ann Eby,   b. Abt 1865, Of, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Norman Eby,   b. 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lydia Ann Eby,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Albert Benjamin Eby,   b. Feb 1871, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Hettie Elma Eby,   b. 13 Oct 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1874, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Laura H. Eby,   b. 1879, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jul 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 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 - 1864 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Sep 1864 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo 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 MapsOccupation - farmer - 1880 - Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Benjamin W. Eby, "was born July 26th, 1839. He is married to Hannah Kraft and resides on a farm at Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan. His family is as follows:...Norman, Lydia, Ann, Albert, and Laura, all of whom are living yet. Norman follows farming and Albert is a teacher."


      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..., 116.

    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..., 558.

    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..., 865.

    4. [S291] Census - Michigan, Kent, Caledonia - 1880, 190A.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 5 Nov 1874.
      Died 22 Oct 1874 In Bridgeport, a baby son of Benjamin W. Eby died at the age of about 7 days.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.

    7. [S142] Census - Michigan - 1880, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan Film 1254588 NA Page Number 190A.

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 18.

    9. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 6 Page 37.

    10. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 5.

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Benjamin Eby aged 25 res Waterloo born Waterloo son of Elias and Anne married 27 Sep 1864 to Hanna Croft aged 22 res Waterloo born Waterloo daughter of George and Hetty.