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

Martin Eby[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1807 - 1891  (83 years)

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  • Name Martin Eby 
    Born 4 Aug 1807  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonist 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2714 
    Died 13 Jun 1891  Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I21852  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father George Eby,   b. 8 May 1776, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1858  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Barbara Wenger,   b. 1780, , , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1834  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1797  [7, 8
    Family ID F4279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Weber,   b. 28 Apr 1812, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1890, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1832  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Rev. Solomon Eby,   b. 15 May 1834, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1931, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     2. Lydia Eby,   b. 14 Sep 1835, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1923, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Nancy Eby,   b. 18 Sep 1838, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1907  (Age 69 years)
     4. Rev. John Eby,   b. 1 Oct 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Rev. Levi W. Eby,   b. 18 Sep 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Magdalena Eby,   b. 12 Dec 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Catharine Eby,   b. 25 Apr 1848, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901  (Age 52 years)
     8. Rev. Elias Eby,   b. 4 May 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1910, Arnprior, Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     9. Sarah Eby,   b. 25 May 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1919, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     10. Veronica Eby,   b. 25 Nov 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F4616  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Aug 1807 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 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
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  • Photos
    Eby, Martin and Catherine Weber old.jpg
    Eby, Martin and Catherine Weber old.jpg
    https://www.buschlen.ca/FrameSet.htm no permission yet.

  • Notes 
    • Martin Eby, "the fifth son of George Eby and his wife, Barbara Wenger, was born August 4th, 1807. On March 3rd, 1832, he was married to Catharine Weber who was born April 28th, 1811, and died December 2nd, 1890. He died June 13, 1891. They had a family of fourteen children, three of whom died soon after their birth, consequently having no names given to them, and one named Philip lived to be two months and a few days old. Ten of the family are still living"


      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..., 583.

    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..., 602.

    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..., 571.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 25 Dec 1890.
      Dec 2, 1890 Catharina Eby, wife of Martin Eby, died in Port Elgin at age of 78 years, 7 months & 4 days.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), July 2, 1891.
      Martin Eby died in Port Elgin at age of 83 years. June 13, 1891

    6. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 4, Pg. 93.

    7. [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..., 587.

    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..., 630.