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

Maria Eby[1, 2]

Female 1816 - 1861  (45 years)


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  • Name Maria Eby 
    Born 14 Mar 1816  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Maria Bomberger 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2448 
    Died 21 Jun 1861  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 8
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I21114  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Bishop Benjamin Eby,   b. 2 May 1785, Hammer Creek, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Mary Brubacher,   b. 6 Aug 1789, Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1834, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 7 Feb 1807  [8, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dr. Wilhelm "William" Bomberger,   b. 30 May 1816, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1885, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1839  Dundas, West Flamborough Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12, 13
    Children 
     1. Anna Bamberger,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Maria Eby, "the third and youngest daughter of Bishop Benjamin Eby, was born March 14th, 1816. She was married to William Bomberger (born May 30th, 1816), son of Christian and Mary (Erb) Bomberger. After their marriage they moved on a farm three miles east of Berlin. From there they moved on a small farm two and one half miles north of Waterloo, where they both died. She died June 21st, 1861. He died January 22nd, 1866. They left no 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.].

  • 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..., 560.

    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..., 345.

    3. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society.
      Maria Eby was born th 14th March, 1816 at 2 p. m., under the sign of Pisces. Died 21 Jun 1861. Aged 45 years, 3 months, and 7 days.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Maria Eby / wife of William Bamberger / died June 21, 1861 / aged / 45 yrs. 3 mo. 7 d. / (verse)

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917).
      21 Jun 1861 in Waterloo, wife of Wilhelm, 45 yrs, 3 mths, 7 days, daughter of late Mennonite Bishop Benjamin Eby, was buried last Sunday at the Mennonite Cemetery with unusual number of mourners, procession over 100 "vehicles".

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 145.

    7. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 10 Page 78.

    8. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Eby Bible owned originally by Menno Eby Jr. Berlin, 15 Mar 1885.

    9. [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..., 550.

    10. [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..., 616.

    11. [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..., 344.

    12. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 26 Oct 1839:38.
      7 Oct 1839 In Dundas, Wm Bamberger was married to Spr Maria Eby, daughter of the teacher, Benjamin Eby, all of Waterloo Tp.

    13. [S72] Church Records - ON, Wentworth, Ancaster & Dundas - St. Andrew's Presbyterian.
      William Bamberger, yeoman to Maria Eby both of Waterloo Township, 7 Oct 1839, Dundas by license. Wit. Peter Bamberger and Susannah Bamberger.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Mar 1816 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Oct 1839 - Dundas, West Flamborough Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Jun 1861 - , 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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