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

Peter Eby[1, 2]

Male 1828 - 1894  (66 years)


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  • Name Peter Eby 
    Born 28 Feb 1828  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1847  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    printer 
    Occupation 1853  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    printer 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2491 
    Died 15 Aug 1894  Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 8
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I21283  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 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  [9, 10, 11, 12
    Family ID F159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan Sparrow,   b. 28 Apr 1826, Thetford, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1888, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1847  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Children 
     1. Isidore Emanuel Eby,   b. 9 Dec 1848, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Albert Milton Eby,   b. 22 Aug 1850, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Benjamin Theodore Eby,   b. 2 Dec 1852, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1853, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F5206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Feb 1828 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1847 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Sep 1847 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - printer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - printer - 1853 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Aug 1894 - Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Peter Eby, "the youngest son of Bishop Benjamin Eby, was born on the old homestead in the town of Berlin, February 28th, 1828. In his younger days he was engaged as a teacher in our public schools. He afterwards became interested in the printing business and was for a number of years proprietor and publisher of the Berlin Telegraph and Der Deutsche Canadier; he was also Crown agent. In 1856 he moved to the state of New York, and finally located in Buffalo where he carried on the printing business with great success for 30 years. On September 30th, 1847, he was married to Susan Sparrow who was born April 28th, 1826, and died November 17th, 1888. He died August 15th, 1894. To them was born a family of three children"


      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..., 569.

    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. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Father / in memory of / Peter Eby / who died / August 15th 1894 / aged 66 years / 5 mos. & 17 dys. / Eby

    4. [S479] Funeral Card - Eby, Peter 1894.
      Died in Buffalo, N. Y. August 15th, 1894, Peter Eby aged 66 years, 5 months, and 17 days. The Funeral will take place from the residence of the late Isaac Eby, King St. East, Berlin, on Friday afternoon at 3.30 o'clock to proceed to the Mennonite Burial-ground, east end of Berlin. Friends and acquainances will please accept this intimation. Berlin August 16th, 1894.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 5.
      Peter B. EBY Printer Canada 24 Mennonite b. 28-Feb

    6. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Jeffers, Thomas Rev. - Wesleyan Methodist Entry 133.
      Peter Eby married Susan Sparrow, both of Waterlo, married 30 Sep 1847, witnesses: Henry McNally and Isaac Weaver.

    7. [S94] News - ON, Wellington, Elora - The Elora Backwoods Man (1852-1858) Index, 16 Jun 1853.
      Died at Berlin, on the 3 rd inst. Benjamin Theodore, youngest son of Mr. Peter Eby, printer

    8. [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..., 570.

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