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

Barbara Erb

Female 1835 - 1931  (96 years)


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  • Name Barbara Erb 
    Born 2 Feb 1835  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Barbara Gascho 
    Religion 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Amish 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-58976 
    Died 23 Mar 1931  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: apoplexy (2 months), Senility 
    Buried Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I58976  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Father Christian Erb,   b. 1791, , , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1875, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth Schultz,   b. 1798, , , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1871  (Age < 72 years) 
    Family ID F225600  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Johannes P. "John" Gascho,   b. 21 Feb 1830, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F15291  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gascho.- Barbara Erb, widow of the late Bishop John Gascho, was born near Baden, Ont., Feb. 2, 1835; died at the home of one of her step-grandchildren (Mrs. Jacob B. Iutzi. in Baden), March 23, 1931; aged 96 y. 1 m. 21 d. She was the second wife of the late Bishop John Gascho who proceeded her in death a little over 21 years ago. No children were born to this union. In her early years she accepted Christ as her personal Savior and united with the Amish Mennonite Church in Wilmot, of which she was a faithful member until death. She was the last member of a family of 11 children and died of infirmities from of old age. She leaves the following children : Mrs. John Steinman, Christian, Jacob, Mrs. D.H. Steinman, David, Menno, Daniel, and many other friends and relatives. Funeral services were conducted at the house by Bro. Peter Boshart and at the Steinman Church by Dan Lebold and Jacob R. Bender. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.


      The Gospel Herald Newspaper 14 May 1931

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John Gascho Born: Pennsylvania N. States Age: 47 Father: Christian Gascho Mother: Christina Gascho Born: abt 1830 Spouse: Barbara Erb Age: 42 born: Wilmot Township Father: Christian Erb Mother: Elizabeth Erb married 6 Nov 1877 married: Waterloo

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Barbara Gascho Death Date: 23 Mar 1931 Death Location: Waterloo, Baden, born 2 Feb 1835, Ontario, d/o Christian Erb b. Germany and Elisabeth Schultz b. Germany. cause: apoplexy (2 months), Senility, buried Steinmann Cemetery

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, 14 May 1931 - Obituary of Barbara Erb Gasho.

    4. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 7.

    5. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 75.

    6. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div. 4 Page 12.

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 24.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Feb 1835 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Nov 1877 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: apoplexy (2 months), Senility - 23 Mar 1931 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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