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

Alton Eby

Male 1896 - 1979  (83 years)


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  • Name Alton Eby 
    Military 1814  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    WW1, Private, 111th Battalion 
    Born 16 Aug 1896  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    WW1, 111th Battalion, Service #730139 
    Occupation 1915  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    cabinet maker 
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-23189 
    Died 15 Dec 1979  [9
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I23189  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father William H. Eby,   b. 25 Nov 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1936, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Susannah Gaeler,   b. 5 Jul 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 13 Aug 1882  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F5196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ila Johnson,   b. 2 Nov 1897, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1927, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1921  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Children 
     1. Alton Norman "Coog" Eby
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F250890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Viola May Hannenberg,   b. 3 May 1897, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1997, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F51853  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Aug 1896 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cabinet maker - 1915 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1921 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • EBY, Alton Formerly of 1320 Duke St., Cambridge, at the Golden Years Nursing Home, Saturday, Dec. 15, 1979, in his 83rd year, Alton Eby, beloved husband of Viola Dargel. Dear father of Roy and Kenneth of Cambridge. Also survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Eby was born in Bridgeport and had been a resident of Cambridge (P), for a great number of years. Veteran of the 111th Battalion First World War. Life member of the Preston Royal Canadian Legion. Predeceased by his first wife Ila Johnson, four brothers and two sisters. Resting at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Rd., Cambridge, for private funeral service Monday. Interment in Preston cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    2. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) a-1 Page 2.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, A-1 pg 2.

    4. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
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    5. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.

    6. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 17.

    7. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Alton Eby Date of Birth:16 Aug 1896 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:William H Eby Mother's name:Susannah Goehler

    8. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    9. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Eby/ Ila/ 1897 - 1927/ Alton/ 1896 - 1979/ Rest In Peace./ [Footstones] Mother/ Father.

    10. [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..., 566.

    11. [S18] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration index (needs checking to original registration).

    12. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:William H Eby Age:20 Birth Date:abt 1862 Birth Place:Bridgeport, Ontario Marriage Date:13 Aug 1882 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Abraham Eby Mother:Louise Hammalen Spouse:Susannah Gochler Spouse's Age:18 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1864 Spouse Birth Place:Lexington Waterloo Co Ont Spouse Father:Conrad Gochler Spouse Mother:Margareth Berk

    13. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Waterloo Township, Sect. 1 Page 5.

    14. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Alton Eby Age:24 Birth Date:abt 1897 Birth Place:Bridgeport, Ontario Marriage Date:24 Mar 1921 Marriage County or District:York Father:William H Eby Mother:Susan Gaeler Eby Spouse:Ila Johnson Spouse's Age:23 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1898 Spouse Birth Place:Hespeler Spouse Father:William Johnson Spouse Mother:Laura Frush