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

Leah Eby[1, 2]

Female 1845 - 1932  (86 years)


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  • Name Leah Eby 
    Born 22 Nov 1845  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 Female 
    Name Leah Kinsie 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Spinister 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1866  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2452 
    Died 24 May 1932  [4
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I21132  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Benjamin E. Eby,   b. 10 Feb 1818, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1872, Near Centreville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Cressman,   b. 4 Oct 1818, Near Strasburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 12, 13, 14
    Eby, Benjamin marriage cert. to Elizabeth Cressman.jpg
    Eby, Benjamin marriage cert. to Elizabeth Cressman.jpg
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Moses Kinsie,   b. 7 Mar 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1913  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 16 Jan 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 8, 15
    Children 
     1. Simon Kinsie,   b. 1 Nov 1866, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940  (Age 73 years)
     2. Lovina Kinzie,   b. 13 Jun 1874, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1064  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Nov 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Spinister - 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 - 1866 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jan 1866 - , 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Leah Eby, "was born November 22nd, 1844. She is married to Moses Kenzie, a farmer. They live on the Preston Road, two miles south of Breslau, Waterloo County, Ontario, near the Cressman Meeting House. They have two children, Simon, married to Sarah Kraft and has a family of two children, and Lovina, unmarried."


      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..., 561.

    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..., 493.

    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..., 848.

    4. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      In memory of / Moses Kinsie / born March 7,1840 died Jan.8,1913 / aged 72 yrs.10 mos & 1 day / his wife Leah Eby / born Nov.22,1845 died May 24,1932 / aged 87 yrs & 6 mos / Kinsie / Hamilton & Sons, Guelph

    5. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 2.

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 27.
      Lea EBY Birthplace: Canada Age 7 Mennonite b. 30-Nov

    7. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 41.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Moses Kinzie Birth Place: Waterloo Township Residence: Waterloo Township Age: 26 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840 Father Name: Joseph Kinzie Mother Name: Barbara Devitt Spouse Name: Leah Eby Spouse's Age: 22 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Township Spouse residence: Waterloo Township Spouse Father Name: Benjamin Eby Spouse Mother Name: Elizabeth Eby Marriage Date: 16 Jan 1866 Marriage County: Waterloo

    9. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 3.

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

    11. [S2746] aaaaWaterloo Township 1871, Sect. 1 Page 11.

    12. [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.

    13. [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..., 649.

    14. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 23 Mar 1839:13.
      last Tuesday Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. his son, Benjamin Eby, to Elisabeth Cressman, daughter of Abraham Cressman, all of Waterloo Tp.

    15. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 18 Jan 1866.
      16 Jan 1866 By Rev. Kaessmann, Moses Kinsey was married to Lea Eby, both of Waterloo Township.