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

Peter Eby[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1800 - 1883  (82 years)


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  • Name Peter Eby 
    Born 3 Jun 1800  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonist 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Died 24 Mar 1883  [9
    Death 23 Feb 1884  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 11
    Eby ID Number 00031-2590 
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I21556  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father George Eby,   b. 8 May 1776, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1858  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Barbara Wenger,   b. 1780, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1834  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1797  [13, 14
    Family ID F4279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Erb,   b. 22 Sep 1806, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1899  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1824  [1, 3, 10
    Children 
     1. Jacob E. Eby,   b. 23 May 1825, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1886, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Lydia E. Eby,   b. 17 Sep 1826, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Barbara Eby,   b. 15 Jun 1828, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1918  (Age 90 years)
     4. Benjamin L. Eby,   b. 25 Oct 1829, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1920  (Age 90 years)
     5. David E. Eby,   b. 22 Sep 1831, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1877, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     6. Daniel E. Eby,   b. 28 Oct 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Peter E. Eby,   b. 26 May 1836, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1909, Southampton, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     8. Martin E. Eby,   b. 5 Jul 1838, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1924  (Age 85 years)
     9. Magdalena Eby,   b. 30 Aug 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1909  (Age 69 years)
     10. Anna E. "Nancy" Eby,   b. 16 Oct 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1876  (Age 33 years)
     11. Joel E. Eby,   b. 6 Oct 1844, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Veronica Eby,   b. 15 Mar 1847, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1935  (Age 87 years)
     13. Susannah Eby,   b. 14 Jun 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F1022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Peter Eby, "the second son of George and Barbara (Wenger) Eby, was born June 3rd, 1800. On March 15th, 1824, he was married to Magdalena Erb who was born September 22nd, 1807. They resided in Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, where they followed farming. In their old age they lived in St. Jacobs, Ontario, where he died February 23rd, 1888. They had a family of thirteen 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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      EBY
      .-On the 24th of March, in St. Jacobs, Waterloo county, Ontario, of old age, Peter Eby, aged 83 years. He was a member of the Mennonite church and was buried at Martin's Meeting-house on the 26 th., in the presence of many relatives and friends.


      Herald of Truth - Volume XXI, Number 8 - APRIL 15, 1884, page 125,126

  • 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..., 588.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 31.

    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..., 635.

    4. [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..., 171.

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      David Martin Born: Woolwich Township Res: Woolwich Township Age: 21 Born: abt 1839 Father: Daniel Mother: F. Spouse: Magdalina Eby Age: 19 Born: abt 1841 born: Woolwich Township Res: Woolwich Township Father: Peter Mother: Magalina married 1 May 1860 county: Waterloo

    6. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div 4, Page 67.

    7. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 53.

    8. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 19.

    9. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, APRIL 15, 1884- Obituary of Peter Eby.

    10. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 8 Page 74.

    11. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 17.

    12. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    13. [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..., 587.

    14. [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..., 630.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jun 1800 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 23 Feb 1884 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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