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

Jacob E. Eby[1, 2, 3]

Male 1825 - 1886  (61 years)


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  • Name Jacob E. Eby 
    Born 23 May 1825  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonist 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Miller 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2591 
    Died 20 Oct 1886  Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    Buried Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21558  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Peter Eby,   b. 3 Jun 1800, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1883  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Erb,   b. 22 Sep 1806, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1899  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1824  [1, 2, 8
    Family ID F1022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna "Nancy" Bauman,   b. 9 May 1828, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 May 1847  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Eby,   b. 15 May 1848, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Levi B. Eby,   b. 28 Jul 1850, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Eby,   b. 10 May 1852, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Henry Eby,   b. 18 Mar 1854, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1861 OR 22 Nov 1861, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     5. Lydia Eby,   b. 3 Jul 1856, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1883  (Age 26 years)
     6. Joseph Eby,   b. 15 Jun 1858, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Gideon Eby,   b. 21 Apr 1860, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Veronica Eby,   b. 13 Jan 1862, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Noah E. Eby,   b. 11 May 1865, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Nancy Eby,   b. 29 Jun 1867, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Lavina Eby,   b. 6 May 1872, Arran Township, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F2516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob E. Eby, "the eldest of the family was born May 23rd, 1825, and was married, May 18th, 1847, to Anna Bowman who was born May 9th, 1828. They resided at Port Elgin where he was engaged as a carpenter. He died in 1885. 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.].

  • 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..., 635.

    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..., 588.

    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..., 171.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Nov. 11, 1886.
      Oct. 20, 1886 Jakob E. Eby died in Port Elgin at age of 61 years.

    5. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 19.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 11 Nov 1886.
      Oct. 20, 1886 Jakob E. Eby died in Port Elgin at age of 61 years.

    7. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 8 Page 80.

    8. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 8 Page 74.

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin #85.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1825 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 May 1847 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Miller - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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