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

Elizabeth Erb[1]

Female 1816 - 1903  (87 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Erb 
    Born 23 Jul 1816  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Reitzel 
    Eby ID Number 00032-2893 
    Died 24 Jul 1903  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Cause: old age 
    Buried Calvary United Brethern Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I54669  Generations
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 

    Father Jacob Erb,   b. 25 Jan 1768, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Salome Graybill,   b. 8 Aug 1778, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1802  Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F2442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anton Reitzel,   b. 10 Mar 1810, Dachsburg, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1893, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Nov 1834  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Isaac Reitzel,   b. 21 Aug 1835, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1896, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Magdelena Reitzel,   b. 14 Mar 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1921  (Age 84 years)
     3. Polly Reizel,   b. 1838, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Samuel Reitzel,   b. 23 Aug 1839, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1914, Pentland, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Paulina Reitzel,   b. 24 May 1841, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1895, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     6. Anthony E. Reitzel,   b. 10 Jul 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1919, Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Elizabeth Reitzel,   b. 11 Apr 1843, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1931, Barrie, Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. Maria Reizel,   b. 1846, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Maria Anna "Anna" Reitzel,   b. 10 Oct 1846, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     10. Leon Reitzel,   b. 12 Apr 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1920, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     11. M. Reizel,   b. 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Lydia Reitzel,   b. 9 Aug 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     13. Edward Reitzel,   b. 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     14. Louis Reitzel,   b. 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     15. Catharine Reitzel,   b. 12 Sep 1857, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F14117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Erb, "the eighth and youngest daughter of Jacob and Salome (Graybill) Erb, was born July 23rd, 1817. In November, 1834, she was married to Anton Reitzel who was born March 10th, 1810, and died July 30th, 1893. She is still living and has her home with her daughter, Magdalena (Mrs. Peter Cress), who resides in St. Jacobs, Ontario. Their family consisted of twelve children".


      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..., 643.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 8.

    3. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 178.

    4. [S232] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Calvary United St. Jacobs 4585 Cemetery Internet Link.
      [Front] - In / Memory of / Eliza'th Erb / Reitzel / Born July 23, 1817 / Died July 24, 1903 / Aged 86 Y'r. / & L Day / Reitzel / Schaefer - Waterloo / Right Side - In / Memory of / Anton / Reitzel / Born May 10, 1810 / Died / July 30th, 1896 / Aged 86 Y'rs. 2 Mo./ & 20 Days. /

    5. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div 4, Page 51.

    6. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 18.

    7. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 6.

    8. [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..., 630.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jul 1816 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - 24 Jul 1903 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Calvary United Brethern Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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