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

Jacob Cober

Male 1815 - 1890  (74 years)


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  • Name Jacob Cober 
    Born 8 Jul 1815  Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00025-1988 
    Died 30 Mar 1890  Puslinch, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Crossroads Brethren in Christ Cemetery, Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I22292  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 

    Father Nicholaus Cober,   b. 24 Nov 1763, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1842  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Eva Fischer,   b. 27 Jun 1777, Of, , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1858  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1796  [6
    Family ID F2207  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Groh,   b. 12 Oct 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1897  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Catharine Cober,   b. 9 Dec 1838, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1916, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Susanna Cober,   b. 6 Jul 1840, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Solomon Cober,   b. 22 Jul 1842, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1936, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     4. Elizabeth Cober,   b. 7 Sep 1844, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah Cober,   b. 12 Sep 1846, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1918  (Age 72 years)
     6. Mary G. Cober,   b. 29 May 1849, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1926, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. John G. Cober,   b. 28 Jul 1851, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1930, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Annie Cober,   b. 22 Sep 1853, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917  (Age 63 years)
     9. Rebecca Cober,   b. 24 Sep 1855, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1909, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     10. Eva Cober,   b. 5 Feb 1858, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1951, , Tuscola Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     11. Matilda Cober,   b. 9 Nov 1860, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1928, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     12. Isaac G. Cober,   b. 4 Jan 1864, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1962, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Cober, "was born July 8th, 1815. He was married to Mary Groh who was born October 12th, 1819. They followed farming and resided in Puslinch Township, near Hespeler, Ontario. To them was born a family of twelve children"


      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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      COBER, JACOB C.


      An Old Resident of Puslinch

      The news came to this city last night of the death of Jacob Cober. At his home on the 4th concession of Puslinch, on Sunday, March 30, 1890, aged 75 years, one of the oldest residents of west Puslinch. He was a native of the county of York and came to Puslinch over fifty years ago. He was a man of great perseverance in business, having amassed a considerable portion of this world's goods. He was a man of retiring disposition, was generally respected and held in the highest esteem by his neighbours and friends. He leaves a large family, all grown up. The funeral on the afternoon of Wed., April 2nd was largely attended by his old friends and neighbours.

      -Information from the death certificate: Informant - John Cober.


      A Celebration of Lives Obituaries of Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Vol 1, Anna Jackson & Marjorie Clark
      Used with kind permission of Marjorie Clark

  • 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..., 463.

    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..., 733.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 Apr 1890.
      Mar 30, 1890 Jakob Cober died in Puslinch at age of 75 years.

    4. [S3172] Find A Grave, Jacob F Cober (1815 - 1890) - Find A Grave Memorial. (2017). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 15 September 2017, from https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49287938.

    5. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 10 Mar 1838:12.
      6 Mar 1838 Rev F.W. Bindeman m. Jacob Cober to Maria Groh, daughter of Johannes Groh, both of Waterloo Tp.

    6. [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..., 459.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jul 1815 - Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Mar 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Mar 1890 - Puslinch, Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Crossroads Brethren in Christ Cemetery, Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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