Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Peter M. Eby

Peter M. Eby[1, 2]

Male 1857 - 1930  (72 years)

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  • Name Peter M. Eby 
    Born 26 Jun 1857  Near St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Teamster, Lumber Yard 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    New Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2608 
    Died 17 Mar 1930  [10
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I21606  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Benjamin L. Eby,   b. 25 Oct 1829, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1920  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Barbara Martin,   b. 26 Sep 1830, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1876, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1851  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F2909  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah Brubacher,   b. 27 Mar 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1917  (Age 59 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elsie Lora Eby,   b. 16 Aug 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1899  (Age 16 years)
     2. Benjamin Eby,   b. Abt 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Soleda May Eby,   b. 14 May 1886, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1927  (Age 41 years)
     4. Vernon B. Eby,   b. 13 May 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1962  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Priscilla McNally,   b. 15 Jan 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925  (Age 61 years) 
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3612  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Eby, Peter M. 1857-1930.jpg
    Eby, Peter M. 1857-1930.jpg
    https://grebel.uwaterloo.ca/mao/details.asp?collid=1989-10&id=2&subject=Eby,%20Peter%20M.%201857-1930.
    Eby, Peter M. & family.jpg
    Eby, Peter M. & family.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Peter M. Eby. "was born June 26th, 1857. He is married to Susannah Brubacher. They reside about a mile west of Waterloo where he is engaged in farming. Their family consists of four children, namely: Elsie, Benjamin (dead), Soleda, and Vernon."


      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..., 591.

    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..., 349.

    3. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-8 Page 1.

    4. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-8 Page 1.

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Sussanah Brubacher / wife of / Peter M. Eby / died March 8, 1917 / aged 59 yrs. 11 m. 12 d. / asleep in Jesus / Peter M. Eby / died March 17, 1930 / aged 72 yrs. 8 m. 18 d. / Eby / C. Braun / (A) Maother (B) Father

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 45.

    7. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 11.

    8. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 15.

    9. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 3 Page 25.

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

    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..., 590.

    12. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages By Rev'd Benjamin Eby, Minister of The Mennonist Society, Berlin report #194.
      Benjamin L. Eby, to Barbara Martin, both of Woolwich. 9 Sept. 1851. Rev. Eby. Wit. Daniel Martin and Peter Eby.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jun 1857 - Near St. Jacobs, 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teamster, Lumber Yard - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - New Mennonite - 1911 - 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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