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

Magdalena W. Eby[1, 2, 3]

Female 1831 - 1926  (95 years)


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  • Name Magdalena W. Eby 
    Born 22 Jul 1831  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena W. Brubacher 
    Residence 1856  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00031-2679 
    Died 15 Oct 1926  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I21728  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Veronica Weber,   b. 19 Jul 1808, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Family ID F4613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jacob M. Brubacher,   b. 21 Dec 1831, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1889, Near St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1856  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. Martin Eby Brubacher,   b. 26 May 1857, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1925, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Amanda Brubacher,   b. 6 Dec 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935  (Age 76 years)
     3. Mary Ann Brubacher,   b. 24 Aug 1860, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1932  (Age 72 years)
     4. William Henry Brubacher,   b. 16 Feb 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F79  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jul 1831 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1856 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Sep 1856 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Oct 1926 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Magdalena W. Eby, "was born July 22nd, 1831. She was married to Jacob M. Brubacher, a farmer, and resided near St. Jacobs, Ontario. She has a family of four children, namely: Martin, William, Amanda, and Mary Ann. "


      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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      Brubacher.-Magdalena Eby Brubacher was born July 22, 1831, near Kitchener, Ont. Oct. 15, 1926, she peacefully passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Reuben Eby, St. Jacobs, Ont.; aged 95 y. 2 m. 23 d. She had been able to be up and around till nearly 17 months ago when she took her bed and since she was never able to be up. Sept. 28, 1856, she was married to Jacob M. Brubacher who preceded her in death Dec. 10, 1889. This union was blessed with 3 sons and 2 daughters, of whom 1 son preceded her in infancy and Martin 19 months ago. Those left to mourn her departure are: Mrs. Christian Schiefle, and Mrs. Reuben Eby, St. Jacobs, Ont.; William H., of Rodney, Ont.; also one step-sister, Mrs. Phillip Cress, Phillips, Wis.; 23 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Oct. 17, at the Old Order Mennonite Church, Conestoga, and at the Riverside cemetery for burial. Funeral services were conducted by Urias Martin ant the house and by Israel Weber and Ezra Martin at the Church. Texts, I Pet. 3: 4; I Thess. 4: 13.
      The room is quiet, all is still,
      The bed is vacant, 'tis God's will;
      So long you've waited for your rest,
      Our blessed Lord knows what is best.
      " -Grandaughter.


      GOSPEL HERALD - Vol. XIX, No. 32 - November 4, 1926 - pp 686-686

  • 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..., 597.

    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..., 357.

    3. [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..., 223.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      Census states 20 Jun birthdate.

    5. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      Magdalena Eby / wife of / Jacob M.Brubacher / born July 22, 1831 / died Oct.15,1926 / aged 95 yrs 2 m.23 d. / The room is quiet,all is still / The bed is vacant,'tis God's will / So long you waited for your rest / Our blessed Lord knows what / is best /

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 3.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, November 4, 1926 - Obituary of Magdalena Eby.

    8. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Jacob M. Brubacher, yeoman of Woolwich, married 27 Sep 1856 Berlin by lic. to Magdalena Eby of Berlin. witnesses: C. L. Bindemann & Louis Huber