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

David Wenger Eby[1, 2]

Male 1812 - 1886  (74 years)

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  • Name David Wenger Eby 
    Born 23 Apr 1812  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    pumpmaker 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1855  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    pump maker 
    Occupation 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Pump Maker 
    Occupation 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    pumpmaker 
    Religion 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    EV 
    Business 1867  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Berlin Pump Factory 
    Berlin Pump Company
    Berlin Pump Company
    from: Gazetteer and directory of the County of Waterloo. 1867
    Occupation 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Peddler 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Basketmaker 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2725 
    Died 19 Jun 1886  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 10
    Cause: general decline 
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I21893  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  [15, 16
    Family ID F4279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Christina Hauck,   b. 11 Nov 1816, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1853  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1835  [1
    Children 
     1. Elias H. Eby,   b. 20 Dec 1835, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1913, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Jacob H. Eby,   b. 30 Dec 1836, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Sarah H. Eby,   b. 1 Jan 1838, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1841, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     4. Levi H. Eby,   b. 14 Oct 1840, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1846  (Age 5 years)
     5. Israel H. Eby,   b. 6 Aug 1842, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1844  (Age 2 years)
     6. Noah H. Eby,   b. 25 Feb 1844, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1845  (Age 0 years)
     7. Mary Ann H. Eby,   b. 5 Nov 1845, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Julia Ann H. Eby,   b. 27 Dec 1847, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Emanuel H. Eby,   b. 27 Dec 1848, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. John H. Eby,   b. 29 Oct 1850, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1854  (Age 3 years)
     11. Edward H. Eby,   b. 4 Jul 1852, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F5313  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ann Robinson,   b. 28 Sep 1822, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1855  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1854  [1
    Children 
     1. Isaac R. Eby,   b. 18 Nov 1854, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F5314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Christina Hoffer,   b. 23 Mar 1827, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1907, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1855  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13
    Children 
     1. Isaac Eby,   b. 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Solomon Henry Eby,   b. 20 Apr 1857, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1934, St. Thomas, Elgin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Charles H. Eby,   b. 18 Jun 1859, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Maggie R. Eby,   b. 20 Dec 1861, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1944, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Magdalena Eby,   b. 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Amanda H. Eby,   b. 20 Jan 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F5315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Apr 1812 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - pumpmaker - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - pump maker - 1855 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Nov 1855 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Pump Maker - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - pumpmaker - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - EV - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Berlin Pump Factory - 1867 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Peddler - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Basketmaker - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: general decline - 19 Jun 1886 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • David Eby, "the sixth son of George and Barbara (Wenger) Eby, was born on the farm now owned by Jacob B. Shantz within the corporation of the town of Berlin, Ontario, April 23rd, 1812. On January 20th, 1835, he was married to Christina Hauck who was born November 11th, 1816, and died October 13th, 1853. He died in Elmira, Waterloo County, Ontario, June 19th, 1886. After the decease of his first wife he was again married, February 22nd, 1854, to Ann Robinson who was born September 28th, 1822, and died July 16th, 1855. After her decease he was married a third time, to Christina Hoffer who was born March 23rd, 1828. He resided in Berlin for many years, then he moved to Elmira, where he died.."

      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..., 605.

    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..., 141.

    3. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div 13, Page 13.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), July 8, 1886.
      June 19, 1886 David Eby died in Elmira at age of 74 years, 1 month and 26 days.

    5. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.

    6. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div 1 Pg 6.
      D. W. Eby Pump Maker UC EV 48
      C. Eby France EV 33
      E. Eby UC EV 13
      John Bell UC EV 24 (not member of family)
      J. Eby UC EV 6
      S. Eby UC EV 4
      C. Eby UC EV 2
      M. Eby UC EV 15
      J. Eby UC EV 14
      E Eby Pennsylvania MN 78

    7. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 1.

    8. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div 3 Pg 55.
      David Eby Pump Maker Canada Menonist 39
      Christina Eby Germany Menonist 35
      Elias Eby Canada Menonist 16
      Jacob Eby Canada Menonist 15
      Mary Ann Eby Canada Menonist 6
      Julian Eby Canada Menonist 5
      Emanuel Eby Canada Menonist 4
      John Eby Canada Menonist 2

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

    10. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      David W. Eby/ Born Apr. 23, 1812/ Died June 19,1886

    11. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 2 Apr 1841 Page 14.
      Died last week A child of David Eby in Dumfries Tp died.

    12. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div 3 Pg 55.

    13. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      David W. Eby, pumpmaker of North Dumfries married 24 Nov 1855 to Christine Hoffer of Woolwich. wit: C. L. Bindeman & Catherine Hoffman

    14. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div 1 Pg 6.

    15. [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.

    16. [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.