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

Martin F. Eby[1]

Male 1841 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Martin F. Eby 
    Born 23 Feb 1841  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Clerk 
    Residence 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1863  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1881  Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    druggist 
    Occupation 1901  Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    druggist 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2684 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I21745  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    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, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Philippina Fischer,   b. 14 Mar 1811, , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1894, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1839  Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F2226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Rothaermel,   b. 18 Jun 1843, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 May 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. Milton Addison Eby,   b. 1864, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Franklin Alexander Eby,   b. 1866, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elizabeth Amelia Eby,   b. 16 Feb 1868, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John Albert Eby,   b. 25 Aug 1870, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Clara Louisa Eby,   b. 1872, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Nellie Esther Eby,   b. 1 Jul 1875, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Reuben Henry Eby,   b. 1877, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Amanda Philippina Fischer Eby,   b. 22 Jul 1880, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Katy May Eby,   b. 7 Aug 1887, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Edna Eby,   b. 12 Sep 1887, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F5287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Martin F. Eby, "was born in Berlin, Ontario, February 23rd, 1841. In June 1863, he moved to Port Elgin, Ontario, where he opened a drug store, and has been doing a successful business ever since. He has been running the express and telegraph offices, in connection with the drug business, since 1873. He is married to Catharine Rothaermel and has a family of ten children, namely: Milton Addison, who passed a creditable examination at the Ontario College Pharmacy some years ago, is in the drug business with his father and is married to Panelope Hilbert. Franklin Alexander, resides at Greenway, Manitoba, where he is agent for the Northern Pacific and Manitoba Railroad. His former residence was Hawk Lake where he was station master for the Canadian Pacific Railroad Company for two years. He is married to Mary Thompson. Lizzie Amelia, who is at home with her parents, John Albert, who is assisting his father in the drug business, Clara Louisa, Nellie Esther, Reuben Henry, Amanda Philippina Fischer, Katy May, and Edna."


      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..., 598.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      1851 census states 22 Jan

    4. [S290] Census - ON, Bruce - 1901, Port Elgin (Village) g-2 Page 3.
      birth 1901 census states 20 Jun 1847 Eby states otherwise 1841 which agrees with 1881 Census.

    5. [S271] Census - ON, Bruce - 1881, Port Elgin, Bruce North, Ontario Family History Library Film 1375912 District 177 Sub-district H Page Number 11 Household Number 46.

    6. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 1 Page 3.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Martin F. Eby aged 22 res Berlin born Berlin son of John W. and Philippina (Fishcer) married 23 May 1863 to Catherine Rotharmel aged 20 res Berlin born New Hamburg daughter of Peter and Catherine (Zinkan)

    8. [S290] Census - ON, Bruce - 1901, Port Elgin (Village) g-2 Page 3.

    9. [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..., 596.

    10. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 2 Feb 1839:7.
      22 Jan 1839 In Buffalo, John Eby, son of Georg Eby, m. Spr Phillipine Fisher, both of Waterloo, Upper Canada.

    11. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 28 May 1863.
      23 May 1863 By Rev. Bindemann, Martin F. Eby was married to Catharine Rothaermel, both of Berlin.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Feb 1841 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 May 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - druggist - 1881 - Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - druggist - 1901 - Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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