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

Bishop Joseph Ruby[1]

Male 1813 - 1897  (83 years)


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  • Name Joseph Ruby 
    Prefix Bishop 
    Born 12 Jul 1813  Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1840  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-29333 
    Died 16 Jan 1897 
    Buried East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29333  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Family Magdalena Roth,   b. 14 Jul 1818, Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1887, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1840  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Christian R. Ruby,   b. 16 Sep 1841, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1913  (Age 72 years)
     2. Maria Ruby,   b. 10 Feb 1845, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1916, , Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Catherine Ruby,   b. 14 Nov 1846, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1927, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Barbara R. Ruby,   b. 20 Feb 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1915  (Age 66 years)
     5. Elizabeth R. Ruby,   b. 30 Sep 1851, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1929, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Nicholas Ruby,   b. 27 Sep 1858,   d. 26 Nov 1932  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F7707  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jul 1813 - Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Nov 1840 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BISH. JOSEPH RUBYJoseph Ruby was born on the 12th of July, 1813 in Alsace-Lorraine, France (now Germany), came to Canada in 1839, and was married to Magdalena Roth on the 17th of November 1840, and lived in matrimony 46 years, 3 months and 17 days; his wife died 9 years, 11 months and 13 days before him. He died on the 12th* of January, 1897, aged 83 years, 6 months and 4 days. Of his 9 children, 8 survive, one living in Colorado; there are also 58 grandchildren living and 3 dead, and 3 great-grandchildren. In 1852 he was ordained to the ministry, and in 1853 to the office of bishop. He served faithfully in his calling for about 43 years in the East Zorra Mennonite Congregation. His funeral, on the 19th, was very largely attended. Funeral services by Chr. Zehr from John 5: 25--30 and Chr. Litwiller from 2 Tim. 4: 6--9.

      Herald of Truth, Vol. XXXIV, No. 4, February 15, 1897 - Page 60, 61, 62, 63

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Joseph M Bender Born: Wilmot Age: 23 Born: abt 1852 Father: John Bender Mother: Catherine Bender Spouse: Elizabeth Rubey Age: 23 Born: abt 1852 born: South Easthope Father: Joseph Rubey Mother: Magdaline Rubey married 28 Sep 1875 married: Perth, South Easthope

    2. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 20 Nov 1840:23.
      17 Nov 1840 Teacher Johannes Desch m. Joseph Ruby to Magdalena Roth, daughter of Michael Roth, all of Wilmot.

    3. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages by Rev'd John Oesh, Minister of the Mennonist Society in Wilmot #3.
      Joseph RUBY, to Magdalena ROTH, both of Wilmot 17 Nov. 1840. Rev. OESH. Wit. Nicholas LICHTY and Christian BOSHART.