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

Joel Erb[1]

Male 1861 - 1935  (73 years)


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  • Name Joel Erb 
    Born 20 Apr 1861  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-75959 
    Died 13 Apr 1935  East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I75959  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob S. Erb,   b. 7 Dec 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1898  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Catherine E. Steinman,   b. 20 Mar 1827, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1912  (Age 85 years) 
    Family ID F13345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Gingerich,   b. 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 Dec 1883  [2
    Children 
     1. Lydia Erb,   b. 22 Feb 1885, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1967, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Jacob Erb,   b. Abt 1888, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Catherine Erb,   b. 18 Jul 1888, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1960, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Clara Erb,   b. Abt 1890, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Veronica Erb,   b. 15 Feb 1891, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1978, Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • ERB- Joel, son of Jacob and Catherine (Steinman) Erb, was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., April 20, 1861; died at home of his son-in-law, Joseph Albrecht, East Zorra, Ont., on Sept. 13, 1935; aged 74 y. 4 m. 24 d. In his younger years he came with his parents to East Zorra, where he resided the remainder of his life. In his youth he accepted Christ as his Savior, was baptized by Bishop Joseph Ruby of Tavistock, and remained a member of East Zorra A. M. congregation since. One Dec. 18, 1883 he was joined in holy wedlock to Sister Catherine Gingerich of Wilmot congregation by Bishop John Gascho. This union was blessed with 1 son and 5 daughters: Jacob on the homestead; Lydia (wife of Joseph Albrecht); Katie (wife of Aaron Brenneman); Fannie (wife of Christian Bender); Emma, deceased (wife of A. Zehr); Clara (wife of Nick Zehr). He leaves his beloved companion, 1 son, 4 daughters, 19 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. A daughter, 2 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild predeceased him. Also surviving are 3 brothers (Pre. Daniel Erb of Albany, Oreg.; Moses of Oregon; and Jacob of O'Neill, Nebr.) And 1 sister (Barbara). Funeral services were held at the home by J. R. Bender, and at the East Zorra A. M. meetinghouse by Brethren D. Leobold, D. S. Jutzi, and M. Kipfer.

      Gospel HeralD - Vol. XXVIII, No. 29 - October 17, 1935, pp. 639, 640

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Dec. 27, 1960 - Catherine Brenneman.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 17, 1935 -- Obituary of Joel Erb.