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Margaret Elizabeth Clare

Female 1868 - 1949  (81 years)


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  • Name Margaret Elizabeth Clare 
    Born 1868  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Margaret Elizabeth Erb 
    Residence 1949  519 Queenston St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-350956 
    Died 21 Dec 1949  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I350956  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2023 

    Father Reeve John Clare,   b. CALC 15 Oct 1823, Odenbach, , Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1888, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Margaret Beck,   b. 15 Sep 1826, Weiler, Baden, , Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1906, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1845  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F14460  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harry Joseph Erb,   b. 1856, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1916, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 16 Jan 1901  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. John Wilfred Clare Erb,   b. 18 Jul 1906, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1970, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2023 
    Family ID F251553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Margaret Erb

      PRESTON, Dec 22. One of Preston's oldest citizens, Margaret Elizabeth Clare. widow, of Harry Joseph Erb, died at her residence, 519 Queen Street, last night at the age of 81 years. Mrs. Erb was well known in Preston, having resided here for 77 years. Her, death culminated an illness of the past six months. A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Clare of Preston, she was the last surviving member of their family. Born in Preston, she resided here all her life with the exception of four years spent in Winnipeg, about 40 years ago. A member of St. John's Anglican Church, she was active in the work of the church and various church organizations, until recent years. Surviving is a son, John Clare Erb of Preston. Her husband predeceased her in 1916. The body is resting at the residence, where the funeral will be held tomorrow at 2: 30. Interment will he in the Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 22 Dec 1949 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Pillow Markers, 1st Row At Back] Our Ammale/ Be Ye Holy/ As I Am Holy./ Margaret E. Gee/ 1910 - 1962/ Wife Of/ John C. Erb./ John C. Erb/ 1906 - 1970/ Husband Of/ Margaret E. Gee./ Margaret E. Clare/ Wife Of/ Harry J. Erb/ 1868 - 1949./

    2. [S826] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Preston - Saint Peter's Lutheran - index.

    3. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner, Lutheran Minister, Preston report 53.
      John Clare, married to Margaretha Beck, both of Waterloo. 28 Sept. 1845

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Elizabeth Margaret Clare Age:29 Birth Date:abt 1872 Birth Place:Preston, Ontario Marriage Date:16 Jan 1901 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:John Clare Mother:Margaret Back Spouse:Joseph Harry Erb Spouse's Age:44 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1857 Spouse Birth Place:Preston, Ontario Spouse Father:Abram Albert Erb Spouse Mother:Margaret Wallace Erb

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1868 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jan 1901 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Dec 1949 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, 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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