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

Enoch C. Erb[1, 2, 3]

Male 1842 - 1917  (75 years)


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  • Name Enoch C. Erb 
    Born 3 Jan 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00032-2937 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Enoch C. Erb 
    Died 23 Feb 1917  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9, 15
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I8221  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Jacob B. Erb,   b. 2 Jul 1808, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Mary A. Clemens,   b. 1 Feb 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1830  [16
    Family ID F3756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Jacob B. Erb,   b. 2 Jul 1808, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Maria Clemens,   b. 1813, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Aug 1830  [14
    Family ID F263063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Good,   b. 18 Sep 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1938  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 9, 14, 17, 18, 19
    Children 
     1. Ada Erb,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1895
     2. Angeline Erb,   b. 7 Dec 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Rebecca Erb,   b. 2 Sep 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1881  (Age 11 years)
     4. Matilda Erb,   b. 4 Mar 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1959, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. Lizzie Ann Erb,   b. 17 May 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1956  (Age 79 years)
     6. Caroline "Carrie" Erb,   b. 30 Jan 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Lizzie Mae Erb,   b. 6 Apr 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1969, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F2435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Enoch C. Erb, "was born January 3rd, 1842. He is married to Catharine Good and resides on the west half of the old homestead where he is engaged in farming. To them were born seven 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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      Erb. - Enoch Erb was born Jan. 3, 1842; died at his home near Waterloo, Ont., Feb. 23, 1917; aged 75 y. 1 m. 20 d. On April 7, 1863, he was united in matrimony with Catharine Good, which union was blessed with 2 sons and 5 daughters. Two sons and 1 daughter preceded him. He leaves to mourn his loss a widow, 4 daughters, 7 grandchildren, and 1 adopted daughter. At about the age of 57 he realized that he was not standing in favor with God. He became willing to accept Christ as his personal Savior, was baptized, and received into the Mennonite Church, being faithful unto death.Funeral services on Feb. 27 were conducted at the home of Bro. Noah Stauffer and at the Waterloo Mennonite Church by Bro. Noah Hunsberger from Psa. 127: 2, and Bro. Jonas Snider from Psa. 39: 5. Buried in David Eby Cemetery


      Gospel Herald - Volume IX, Number 50 - March 15, 1917 - page 918, 919

  • 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..., 651.

    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..., 398.

    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..., 711.

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 13.

    5. [S155] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Erb Street Mennonite CC#4512 Internet Link.
      Enoch Erb / born Jan.3,1842 / died Feb.23,1917 / aged 75 yrs 1 mo 20 d / Catharine Good / his beloved wife / born Sept.18,1845 / died Sept.18,1938 / aged 94 years / Meet me in Heaven / Erb

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 41 Household Number 214.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Enoch Erb aged 21 res Waterloo born Waterloo son of Jacob and Mary (Clemens) married 7 Apr 1863 to Catherine Good aged 17 res Waterloo born Waterloo daughter of Joel and Catherine (Stauffer)

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 131.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 15, 1917 - Obituary of Enoch C. Erb.

    10. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 41.

    11. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 2.

    12. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 4 Page 22.

    13. [S2222] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township (North) - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 22.

    14. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 42.

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

    16. [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..., 650.

    17. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    18. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 09 Apr 1863.
      07 Apr 1863 Enoch Erb was married to Catharina Good, both of Waterloo.

    19. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 12, 1939 - Obituary of Catharine Good.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jan 1842 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Apr 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Farmer - 1911 - 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 MapsDied - 23 Feb 1917 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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