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

George Eby[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1776 - 1858  (82 years)


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  • Name George Eby 
    Born 8 May 1776  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 001, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    gelder 
    Occupation 1851  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    veternary surgeon 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2581 
    Died 17 Nov 1858  [9
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I21464  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father George Eby,   b. 11 Dec 1748,   d. 10 Jun 1800, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Barbara Sensenig,   b. Jan 1750,   d. 24 Apr 1787  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married 17 Sep 1769  [1
    Family ID F5171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Barbara Wenger,   b. 1780, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1834  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1797  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. George W. Eby,   b. 25 Dec 1798, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1886  (Age 87 years)
     2. Peter Eby,   b. 3 Jun 1800, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1883  (Age 82 years)
     3. Nancy Eby,   b. 13 Oct 1801, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1887, Thedford, Lambton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. John W. Eby,   b. 6 Nov 1803, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1891, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Samuel W. Eby,   b. 18 Aug 1805, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1847, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     6. Martin Eby,   b. 4 Aug 1807, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1891, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. David Wenger Eby,   b. 23 Apr 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1886, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     8. Magdalena Eby,   b. Nov 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1883  (Age ~ 69 years)
     9. Elizabeth Eby,   b. 14 Apr 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1843  (Age 28 years)
     10. Veronica Eby,   b. 8 Mar 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1876, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     11. Moses Eby,   b. 23 Dec 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F4279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elisabeth,   b. 10 Oct 1789, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F20641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 May 1776 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 001, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - gelder - 1851 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - veternary surgeon - 1851 - Kitchener, 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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  • Notes 
    • George Eby, "the fourth son of George Eby and his wife, Barbara Sensenig, was born May 8th, 1776, and was married, April 1st, 1797, to Barbara Wenger who was born in the year 1780 and died in September, 1834. In 1804 they moved from Pennsylvania to Canada. They were accompanied by his elder brother, Samuel, and a few others. He took up part of lot No. 1, German Company's Tract, in the township and county of Waterloo. The farm is now owned by Jacob B. Shantz. They had a family of eleven 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.].

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      ?living with George in Waterloo Township in 1851 was apparently a second wife named Elizabeth born 10 Oct aged 63 born USA. source: 1851 census of Waterloo Township.

  • 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..., 582.

    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..., 587.

    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..., 630.

    4. [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..., 287.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 3.
      George Sr. EBY Gelder USA 76 Mennonite b. 8-May
      Elilsabeth EBY USA 63 Mennonite b. 10-Oct

    6. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 23.

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.

    8. [S2070] Directory - Ontario Directory for 1851.

    9. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.