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

Lydia Erb[1]

Female 1885 - 1967  (81 years)


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  • Name Lydia Erb 
    Born 22 Feb 1885  East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Albrecht 
    Residence 1903  East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1960  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-99477 
    Died 20 Jan 1967  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I99477  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Joel Erb,   b. 20 Apr 1861, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1935, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother 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  [4
    Family ID F4931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph S. Albrecht,   b. 19 Nov 1881, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1938  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1903  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Catherine Albrecht,   b. 30 Nov 1908, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1996, St. Marys, Blanshard Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Elmer Albrecht,   b. 30 Nov 1908, Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1986, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F25616  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1903 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1960 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jan 1967 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Albrecht, Lydia, daughter of Joe and --Erb, was born in East Zorra Twp., Ont., Feb. 22, 1885; died at Baden, Ont., Jan. 20, 1967; aged 81 y. 10 m. 29 d. In 1903 she was married to Joseph Albrecht, who died in 1938. Surviving are 2 sons (Harry and Elmer), 3 daughters (Adeline-Mrs. Joel Stere, Lucinda-Mrs. Irvin Stere, and Katie-Mrs. Joseph Roth), one brother (Jacob), 2 sisters (Fannie-Mrs. Christian Bender and Clara-Mrs. Nicholas Zehr), 14 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the East Zorra Church, where funeral services were held Jan. 23, with Newton Gingrich and Henry Yantzi officiating.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LX, Number 7 - February 21, 1967 pgs 161-162

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

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Lydia Albrecht - February 21, 1967.

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 18662 (1904), Albrecht-Erb.
      Joseph Albrecht, 22, farmer, b. Mornington, res. East Zorra, son of John K. Albrecht and Mary Stackly (Stackey) married Lydia Erb, 18, b. East Zorra, res. East Zorra, daughter of Joel Erb and Kate Gingerich, Witn Miss Graff and Mrs C.D. Draper both of New Hamburg, 3 October 1903 in New Hamburg.

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