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

Henry Jacob Herber

Male 1796 - 1866  (70 years)


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  • Name Henry Jacob Herber 
    Born 11 Apr 1796  Schweinsberg, Kurfurstenthum, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Name Heinrich Herber 
    Occupation 1834  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    cooper 
    Occupation 1840  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    cooper 
    Residence 1848  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Residence 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-34513 
    Died 11 May 1866  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 9
    Buried Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I34513  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 

    Family 1 Catharina Nicholi,   b. CALC 20 Dec 1797, of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1834, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Herber,   b. 6 Jan 1830, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1918  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F8859  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Louisa Scheifele,   b. 15 Dec 1812, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Children 
     1. Catharina Herber,   b. 1 Jan 1836, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Carl Jacob Herber,   b. 14 Feb 1837, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1870  (Age 33 years)
     3. Rosina Herber,   b. 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Dorothea "Dora" Herber,   b. 28 Aug 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1920  (Age 79 years)
     5. Mathias Herber,   b. 10 Jan 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     6. Anna Maria Herber,   b. 28 Apr 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Christian Herber,   b. 16 Feb 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     8. Peter Paul Herber,   b. 29 Jun 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1915  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F9163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Margaret Linden,   b. 3 Jan 1816, , Hessia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1890, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 4 Jan 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F24842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • She [Elizabeth Herber] came to Canada at the age of 3 years with her parents, Heinrich Jacob Herber (1796-1866) & Catherina Nicholi ( 1797-1834) and her brother, William. Elizabeth's mother Catherine, died shortly after arriving in Canada -25 February 1834 at the age of 36 years , 2 months and 5 days. She was buried in the then named Berlin graveyard 26 February, 1834.

      Elizabeth's father, Heinrich, was born 11 April, 1796 in Schweinsberg/Kurfurstenthum Hesson, Germany. He died 11 May May 1866 at the age of 70 years 1 month.

      Elizabeth's father went looking for someone to help raise his children. He asked a local farmer for one of his daughters to help. Heinrich married the farmer's daughter, Louise Schaeffer and I was told they had 8 children together.

      Email Dianne Wittig 2019

  • Sources 
    1. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 4 Pg 5.
      Coor Hessiah

    2. [S524] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Zion Evangelical Lutheran St. Agatha CC#4576.
      Hier ruhet/ Heinrich Herber/ aus Schweinsberg/ Kurfurstenthum Hessen/ geb. den 11 April 1796/ gest. den 11 Mai 1866/ im Alter von 70 Jahre/ 1 Monat/ Sanft ruhe seine Asche

    3. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Henry Herber, 55 yrs, yeoman of Wilmot married 4 Jan 1852 in Greenbush by banns to Margareth Paul (widow) of near Linden, 37 yrs of North East Hope, wit: Dorothea Gaukel of Waterloo & Caroline Bindeman

    4. [S211] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church Register of H. W. Peterson 1833-1835.
      Died, February 25th 1834, Catharina Herber wife of Henry Jacob Herber (cooper). She was aged 36 years 2 months & 5 days. Buried in the Berlin Graveyard, Feb 26. Discourse delivered by Revd H W Peterson in German.

    5. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd F. W. Bindemann, Minister of the German Evangelical Protestant Church at Greenbush Village, Waterloo Township, Halton County, Wellington District, 31 Aug. 1840 to 31 Aug. 1841.
      John Fleischrauer, Cartwright, To Maria Yungblut, Both Of Waterloo. Rev. Bindemann. Wit. Henry Herber, Cooper, Of Wilmot And Ludwig Peppler, Of Waterloo.

    6. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library, #2 pg 160.
      Christian Herber son of Henry, yeoman of Wilmot and Louisa Schaufle, died 5 Sep 1848, buried 7 Sep 1848, aged 2 y 6 m 20d, Cause: Dysentery

    7. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 4 Pg 5.

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 24 May 1866.
      Henry Herber died 11 May 1866 in Wilmot, 71 yrs.

    9. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 23 May 1866.
      Herber, Henry died 12 May 1866 Of Wilmot, about 72 years old.

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev’d Fredereck W. Bindemann, Minister Of The United Lutheran And German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.
      Henry Herber, Yeoman, Of Wilmot. To Widow Margaret Paul, Of North East Hope. Rev. Bindemann. Wit. Dorothea Gaukel, Of Berlin And Carolina Bindemann, Of Greenbush

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Apr 1796 - Schweinsberg, Kurfurstenthum, Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cooper - 1834 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cooper - 1840 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1848 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jan 1852 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 May 1866 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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