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

John S. Erb

Male 1872 - 1950  (77 years)


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  • Name John S. Erb 
    Born 31 May 1872  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Painter 
    Occupation 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Laborer, Railroad 
    Religion 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76983 
    Died 9 Mar 1950  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I76983  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Peter S. Erb,   b. 21 Nov 1829, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1901, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Veronica Schwartzentruber,   b. 14 Jan 1833, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1919, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F20110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leah Albrecht,   b. 22 Jul 1881, Poole, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1965, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
     1. Beatrice May Erb,   b. 1910,   d. 2006  (Age 96 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F9822  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Erb, John S., son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Erb, was born near Baden, Ont., May 21, 1872; died at Kitchener, Ont., March 9, 1950; aged 77 y. 9 m. 9 d. He was a member of the Shantz Mennonite Church from youth. Surviving are his wife (Leah Albrecht), 2 daughters (Beatrice-Mrs. Elmore Brenner, Kitchener; Pearl-Mrs. Frank Rempel, Waterloo, Ont.), and 7 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Shantz Mennonite Church, Baden, conducted by L. H. Witmer and M. H. Roth, on March 12. His body was laid to rest in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLIII, Number 20 - May 16, 1950 - page 478, 479

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-3 Page 13.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      John Erb Born: 31 May 1872 County: Waterloo Father: Peter Erb Mother: Veronica Schwartzentruber

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 22.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 16, 1950 - Obituary of John S. Erb.

    5. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 2.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 16.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Peter Erb Born: Wilmot Township Res: Wilmot Township Age: 31 Born: abt 1830 Father: Clor Mother: Elizabeth Spouse: Francine Swartzenhuber Age: 28 Born: abt 1833 born: Wilmot Township Res: Wilmot Township Father: Meh Mother: Barbara married 19 Mar 1861

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 May 1872 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Painter - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Mar 1950 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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