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

Susannah Erb[1]

Female 1803 - 1844  (41 years)


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  • Name Susannah Erb 
    Born 6 Feb 1803  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Susannah Salyards 
    Eby ID Number 00032-2829 
    Died 6 Aug 1844  Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2371  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father John Erb,   b. 8 Dec 1764, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1832, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Schrantz,   b. Jun 1770, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1826  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Family ID F2819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isaac Salyards,   b. 26 Apr 1802, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1856, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Salyards,   b. 26 Jan 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1847  (Age 21 years)
     2. Mary Salyards,   b. 12 Sep 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1835  (Age 7 years)
     3. John Salyards,   b. 16 May 1829, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1864, Chicopee (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     4. Louisa Salyards,   b. 1 May 1831, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1835  (Age 4 years)
     5. Harriet Salyards,   b. 1832, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873  (Age 41 years)
     6. Abraham Salyards,   b. Abt 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Abel Salyards,   b. 1834, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1864, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     8. Elias Salyards,   b. 1835, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1901  (Age 66 years)
     9. William Salyards,   b. 1836, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1881  (Age < 44 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Feb 1803 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Aug 1844 - Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Susannah Erb, "was born February 6th, 1803. She was married to Isaac Salyards who was born April 26th, 1802, and died December 29th, 1856. They resided on a farm near Preston where she died August 6th, 1844, leaving a family of five children, namely: Magdalena, John, Harriet, Abraham, and William who disappeared about thirty years ago, since then nothing has been heard of him. The others were all married and resided in different parts of the country, but at present there is not one living any more."


      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..., 628.

    2. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 1.

    3. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Erected/ in memory of/ Susannah Salyards wife of/ Isaac Salyards who died/ August 6th 1844 aged 41/ years and six months/ verse