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

Joseph H. B. Erb[1, 2, 3]

Male 1824 - 1870  (46 years)


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  • Name Joseph H. B. Erb 
    Born 20 Jun 1824  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation iron foundry owner  [5
    Residence 1846  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00032-2811 
    Died 22 Oct 1870  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 8, 9
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I578  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father John S. Erb,   b. 4 Sep 1795, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1873  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Maria Bricker,   b. 1 Sep 1797, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1876  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F2328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna "Nancy" Detweiler,   b. 19 Dec 1827, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Dec 1846  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Children 
     1. Ephraim D. Erb,   b. 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Ann Erb,   b. 1851, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Esther Erb,   b. 9 Mar 1851, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Emeline Erb,   b. 18 Jan 1856,   d. 17 Mar 1856  (Age 0 years)
     5. Joanne Erb,   b. 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Phoebe Erb,   b. 1858, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Catharine Erb,   b. 7 Oct 1860, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1870, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 9 years)
     8. Jacob D. Erb,   b. 1 Feb 1864, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1944, Imlay City, Lapeer, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     9. William Erb,   b. 1867, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Joanna Erb,   b. 1871, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Erb, "was born June 20th, 1824, and died in Elmira, Ontario, October 22nd, 1870. He was married to Nancy Detweiler who was born December 19th, 1827. He had a family of eight 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..., 624.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    3. [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..., 312.

    4. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In memory of / Joseph H. B. Erb / who died Oct. 22, 1870 / aged / 46 years 4 mo. 2 d's. / verse

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 3 Nov 1870.
      22 Oct 1870 in Elmira, part owner of iron foundry, 44 yrs, 3 mths, 5 days.

    6. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 9 Page 63.

    7. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev. Jacob Huttner - Minister of The Lutheran Evangelical Church In The Village of Preston report 65.
      Joseph Erb, Jun., of Waterloo, married Nancy Dettweiler, of Dumfries 8 Dec. 1846

    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..., 510.

    9. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 7.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jun 1824 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1846 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Dec 1846 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Oct 1870 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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