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

Esther Brubacher[1, 2]

Female 1863 - 1924  (61 years)


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  • Name Esther Brubacher 
    Born 5 Feb 1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Esther Eby 
    Religion 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1921  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00018-1426 
    Died 20 Aug 1924  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 11, 12
    Cause: cancer 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I651  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Samuel S. Brubacher,   b. 4 Jan 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Lydia Musselman,   b. 22 Jun 1838, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1918, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 14, 15
    Family ID F233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin M. Eby,   b. 13 Apr 1860, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1948  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1881  [2, 8, 10, 12
    Children 
     1. Phares Eby,   b. 1 Nov 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1948  (Age 66 years)
     2. Luella Eby,   b. 14 Oct 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1969  (Age 84 years)
     3. Mabel Eby,   b. 1 Jan 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1962  (Age 75 years)
     4. Samuel Eby,   b. 23 May 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1966  (Age 78 years)
     5. Elmina "Mina" Eby,   b. 31 Oct 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1966  (Age 75 years)
     6. Ada B. Eby,   b. 17 Aug 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1918, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     7. Era Eby,   b. 22 May 1894,   d. 27 Jun 1896  (Age 2 years)
     8. Alpheus L. Eby,   b. 11 May 1900, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1980  (Age 80 years)
     9. Beulah Eby,   b. 19 Nov 1901, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1969, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     10. Vera Marion Eby,   b. 16 Aug 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1992, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F234  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Esther Brubacher, "the eldest in the family, was born February 5th, 1863. She is married to Benjamin M. Eby. They reside near Bridgeport, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming. Their family consists of six 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.].

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      Eby.--Esther Eby (nee Brubacher) was born Feb. 5, 1863; died at her home, 53 Menno St., Waterloo, Ont., Aug. 30, 1924; aged 61 y. 6 m. 25 d. She was united in marriage Nov. 8, 1881 to Benjamin Eby, which union was blessed with 3 sons and 7 daughters: Phares, of Kitchener; Luella, Mrs. Edgar Snider, Waterloo; Mable, Mrs. Joshiah Bearinger, Waterloo; Mina, Mrs. Alvin Shantz, Waterloo; Beulah, Mrs. Abram Shantz, Waterloo; Samuel, Alpheus, and Vera at home. Two daughters preceded her to the glory world. A sorrowing husband, 8 children, 7 grandchildren, 2 brothers and 2 sisters remain to mourn her loss. Early in life she gave her heart to the Lord and joined the Mennonite Church of which she remained a faithful member till death. She had been suffering patiently from cancer for two years. Funeral services were conducted at the home and at East End Mennonite Church. Burial in adjoining cemetery. Brethern Jonas Snider and Noah Hunsberger were in charge of the services.


      Gospel Herald Obituaries - Vol. XVII, No. 24 - September 18, 1924 - pages 495

  • 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..., 352.

    2. [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..., 591.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 19.

    4. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, ON WATERLOO (North/Nord) (#121) Subdistrict: Waterloo C-3 Page 19.

    5. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 Page 73.

    6. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 68.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 1.

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, September 18, 1924 - Obituary of Esther Brubacher.

    9. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Erbsville Sub Dist 4 1921 Page 13.

    10. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 18.

    11. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Benjamin M. Eby / died Oct. 19, 1948 / aged 88 yrs. 6 m. 6 d / Esther Brubacher / wife of / Benjamin M Eby / died Aug.30 1924 / aged 61 yrs. 6 m. 25 d. / Eby

    12. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Volume XLI, Number 46 - November 16, 1948, pages 1102 and 1103.

    13. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    14. [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..., 124.

    15. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Samuel Brubacher aged 33 res Waterloo born Waterloo son of Jno. and Catherine married 4 Mar 1862 to Lidia Musselman, aged 23 res. Woolwich born Woolwich daughter of David and Ester.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Feb 1863 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cancer - 20 Aug 1924 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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