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

Joseph R. Erb

Male 1886 - 1965  (79 years)


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  • Name Joseph R. Erb 
    Born 30 May 1886  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer Farm 
    Occupation 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer, own farm 
    Residence 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-49933 
    Died 2 Dec 1965  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I49933  Generations
    Last Modified 10 May 2022 

    Father Daniel S. Erb,   b. 30 Sep 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1919  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Catherina Reschley,   b. 12 Mar 1858, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1936  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1882  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F12973  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary G. Nafziger,   b. 11 Mar 1888, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1977, Brunner, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1911  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Frieda Erb,   b. 5 Jan 1912, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 2010, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     2. Ervin N. Erb,   b. 30 Oct 1917, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2002  (Age 84 years)
     3. Marie Erb,   b. 1920, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Joseph Leroy Erb,   b. 4 Oct 1922, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1992, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2022 
    Family ID F41132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Erb, Joseph R., son of Daniel and Catherine (Reschley) Erb, was born in Wellesley Twp., Ont., May 30, 1886; died at the St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., Dec. 2, 1965; aged 79 y. 6 m. 3 d. On Feb. 9, 1911, he was married to Mary Nafziger, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Ervin and Joseph), 2 daughters (Frieda-Mrs. John G. Erb and Marie-Mrs. Gordon Leis), 23 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, one brother (Daniel) and one sister (Lavina-Mrs. Daniel Steinman). Two grandchildren and 2 brothers predeceased him. He was a member of the Maple View Church, where funeral services were held Dec. 5 in charge of Chris O. Erb and Alvin Leis.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LIX, Number 3 - January 18, 1966, page 62

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-4 Page 4.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Joseph Erb Born: 30 May 1887 County: Waterloo Father: Daniel Erb Mother: Catharina Rushle

    3. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div 9 Page 11.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Joseph Erb - January 18, 1966.

    5. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Wellesley Twp. 1921 Sub Dist. 12 Page 7.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Daniel Erb Born: Wilmot Age: 23 Father: John Erb Mother: Susanna Erb Born: abt 1859 Spouse: Catharine Roeschli Age: 23 born: Mornington Tp Father: Joseph Roeschli Mother: Anna Roeschli married 24 Jan 1882 married: Waterloo, Wilmot

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Mary G. Nafziger - August 30, 1977.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 May 1886 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer Farm - 1911 - Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Feb 1911 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, own farm - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 1965 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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