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

Barbara Eby[1, 2, 3]

Female 1828 - 1918  (90 years)


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  • Name Barbara Eby 
    Born 15 Jun 1828  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Barbara Wideman 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2604 
    Died 4 Sep 1918  [7
    Buried Bern Mennonite Cemetery, , Huron Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I21589  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  [3, 8, 9
    Family ID F1022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry L. Wideman,   b. 12 Oct 1820, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1897  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1847  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 10
    Children 
     1. Elias E. Weidman,   b. 14 Sep 1851, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1942, Imlay City, Lapeer, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Susanna Wideman,   b. 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Moses E. Wideman,   b. 21 Jul 1858, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1947, Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     4. Magdalena E. Wideman,   b. 6 Aug 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1957, Bay Port, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     5. Lydia E. Wideman,   b. 17 Apr 1864, , Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1953, near, Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     6. Henry E. Wideman,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959  (Age 92 years)
     7. Menno E. Wideman,   b. 20 Jul 1867, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1923, Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     8. Daniel E. Wideman,   b. 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1903  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3669  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Barbara Eby, "was born June 15th, 1828. On December 21st, 1847, she was married to Henry Wideman who was born on October 12th, 1820. They reside on a farm near Dashwood, Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario, and have a family of seven children, namely: Elias E., Moses, Magdalena E., Lydia E., Henry E., Menno E., and Daniel E."


      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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      Weidman. -Barbara (Eby) Weidman was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., June 15, 1828; died Sept. 4, 1918; age 90 y. 2 m. 18 d. On Dec. 21, 1847 she was married to Henry Weidman. They lived in Woolwich township a number of years, then moved to Hay township, Huron Co., Ont., on a farm where they resided until the death of her husband in May, 1897. In the same year she moved to Huron Co., Mich., and had her home with her children. She is survived by six children (Elias, Moses, Menno, Mrs. Magadalena Reist, Henry and Mrs. Lydia Detweiler). One son preceded her in death. There are also living 30 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, one sister and four brothers. Her health was failing for the last six months. Her desire for the last few years was to go to Jesus. The funeral was conducted on Sept. 7 by Bro. Menno Eash. Buried in the Bern Mennonite Cemetery.


      Gospel Herald - Volume XI, Number 26 - September 26, 1918 - pages 463 and 464

  • 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..., 590.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 638.

    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..., 635.

    4. [S200] Census - ON, Huron, Hay Township - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 43 Household Number 188.

    5. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 22.

    6. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 16.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Barbara Eby Weidman - September 26, 1918 - pages 463 and 464.

    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..., 588.

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

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Huttner, Jacob Rev. - Minister of the Lutheran Church in Preston #80.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jun 1828 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Dec 1847 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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