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

John S. Erb[1]

Male 1795 - 1873  (77 years)


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  • Name John S. Erb 
    Born 4 Sep 1795  , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/74387043 
    Occupation 1852  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gentleman 
    Eby ID Number 00032-2809 
    Died 19 May 1873  [1, 3, 4
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I7731  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father John Erb,   b. 8 Dec 1764, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1832, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Schantz,   b. Jun 1770, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1826, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Family ID F2819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Bricker,   b. 1 Sep 1797, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1876  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Erb,   b. 12 Feb 1821, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1854  (Age 33 years)
     2. Joseph H. B. Erb,   b. 20 Jun 1824, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1870, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. Elias Erb,   b. 22 Jan 1827, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1885  (Age 58 years)
     4. Ephraim B. Erb,   b. 16 Jul 1829, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1911, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Mary Ann Erb,   b. 4 Jan 1837, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1914, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F2328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John S. Erb, "the second son of John and Magdalena Erb, was born September 4th, 1795, and was married to Polly, eldest daughter of John and Anna (Erb) Bricker. She was born September 1st, 1797, and died August 4th, 1876. They resided at Preston, Ontario, where Mr. Erb was engaged in farming for many years. He died May 19th, 1873. To them was born a family of five 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..., 623.

    2. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 7.

    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/ John Erb/ who died/ May 19, 1873/ aged/ 77 years 8 mo's. & 15 d's.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Sep 1795 - , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1852 - Preston (Cambridge), 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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