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

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Birth  23 Feb 1785  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania  [6,7
Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00031-2360 
Died  1 Apr 1860  , Waterloo, Co., Ontario  [8,9
Person ID  I7374 
Last Modified  03 May 2005 
 
Father  John Eby 
Mother  Mary Gerber 
Group Sheet  F2309 
 
Family 1  Elizabeth Bechtel, b. 5 Mar 1787 
Married  8 May 1810    [10,11
Children 
 1. Joseph Eby, b. 25 Mar 1811
 2. Mary Eby, b. 12 Oct 1812
 3. Magdalena Eby, b. 12 Dec 1813
 4. Jacob Eby, b. 18 Oct 1815
 5. Annie Eby, b. 18 Feb 1818
 6. Elizabeth Eby, b. 26 Jan 1820
 7. Veronica Eby, b. 26 Sep 1821
 8. Susannah Eby, b. 15 Nov 1823
 9. David B. Eby, b. 26 Aug 1827
 10. Elias B. Eby, b. 19 Sep 1829
 11. Enoch Eby, b. 24 Aug 1834
Group Sheet  F738 
 
Notes  David Eby, "was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, February 23rd, 1785. The house in which he and the Rev. Benjamin Eby made arrangements in regard to the moving to Canada is still standing and occupied by a son of Henry E. Brubacher. On June 21st, 1807, David Eby, in company with Benjamin Eby and wife, Joseph Schneider and wife, Peter Erb and wife, Daniel Eby, Samuel Eby, Daniel Erb, and others arrived at George Eby's who resided on the farm now owned and occupied by Jacob B. Shantz, one-half mile south-east of Berlin. He made his home for a few months with Peter Erb for whom he cleared ten acres of forest. Peter Erb had settled on the west side of the Grand River, one mile north of Bridgeport. David Eby was always happy and merry, even while at his work clearing away the large trees of the dense forest he was either singing or whistling most of the time. On May 8th, 1810, he married Elizabeth Bechtel who was born March 5th, 1787, and died January 15th, 1844. They resided on lot No. 32, German Company's Tract, where he died April 1st, 1860. They raised a family of eleven children, viz:"
 
Sources  1. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 537   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
2. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 758   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
3. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 130   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
4. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 474   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
5. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 485   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
6. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 537   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
7. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 195   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
8. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 537   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
9. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 195   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
10. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 537   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
11. [S1]   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..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 195   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
 
Documents
Abstract of Title
Abstract of Title for part Lot 31 German Company Tract, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Ontario.
Deed
Deed 359 dated March 27, 1827 between Philip Steel and John Eby for 100 acres in Waterloo Township adjoining lands of David Eby and Jacob Snider.
Deed
A handwritten deed dated 20th October 1808 between Christian Eby and David Eby for Lot 32 Block 2 German Company Tract, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Canada.
Deed
Deed 1056 dated January 25, 1849 between Barnabas Devitt and David Eby for part of Lot 32 German Company Tract, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Canada.
Deed
Deed 779 dated March 24, 1834 between John Eby and David Eby for part of Lot 32 in Dutch Company's Land, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Canada.
Deed
Deed 2729 dated October 7, 1850 between David Eby and David B. Eby for part of Lot 32 German Company Tract, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Ontario.
Deed
A handwritten deed dated October 27, 1807 between George Eby and David Eby regarding Lot 32, Brand Township, Upper Canada.
Deed
Deed 276 dated February 4, 1848 between David and Barnabas Devitt for part of Lot 32 German Company Tract, Upper Block, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Canada.
Indenture - Estate of the Late David Eby
Indenture - Heirs of the Estate of the Late David Eby to David B. Eby - B6 Folios 440 & 441 No. 2730 - dated February 25, 1861.
Probate and Will of David Eby
Probate and Will of David Eby who died April 1, 1860. This is a handwritten transciption of the original Will.
Receipts - Article of Agreement
A page of handwritten notes acknowledging receipt of payments on an article of agreement and made regularly by David B. Eby to David Eby from 1853 to 1858.
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