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William K. Eby[1,2,3]

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Birth  11 Jul 1831    [4
Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00031-2691 
Person ID  I8227 
Last Modified  07 Sep 2004 
 
Father  Samuel Eby, b. 18 Aug 1805 
Mother  Susannah Capplen, b. 8 Nov 1811 
Group Sheet  F2502 
 
Family 1  Susannah Detweiler, b. 8 Aug 1832 
Children 
 1. Mary Eby, b. 16 Apr 1854
 2. Jeremiah Eby, b. 21 Feb 1859
 3. Aaron Eby, b. 10 Apr 1861
 4. Amanda Eby, b. 29 Apr 1863
 5. Henry Eby, b. 27 Aug 1864
 6. Cyrus Eby, b. 31 Oct 1866
 7. Susannah Eby, b. 29 Nov 1868
 8. Annie Eby, b. 3 Mar 1871
 9. William D. Eby, b. 26 Apr 1877
Group Sheet  F2504 
 
Family 2  Susannah Detweiler 
Children 
 1. Cyrus Eby, b. 29 Nov 1869
Group Sheet  F2505 
 
Notes  William K. Eby, "the eldest son, was born July 11th, 1831. He is married to Susannah Detweiler who was born August 8th, 1832, and resides in the village of Conestogo, Ontario, where he carries on the potter trade. They have a family of nine 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), 600   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
2. [S2]   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..., Ezra Eby, 55   [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), 362   [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), 600   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
 
Artifacts
Butter Press with Carved Bird Motif
A small wooden butterpress with a bird motif and decorative edge.
Earthenware Covered Bowl
A slightly irregularly-shaped lidded bowl, with applied semi-lugged handles on the sides.
Earthenware Covered Sugar Bowl
A large, buff sugar bowl with a zig-zag design in green slip along the outside of the top.
Earthenware Flowerpot
An earthenware flowerpot with brown spatter pattern on a caramel-coloured base.
Earthenware Flowerpot
A green earthenware flowerpot decorated with incised lines and with integral saucer.
Earthenware Flowerpot
A red glazed earthenware flowerpot decorated with a double row of scallops.
Earthenware Flowerpot
An unglazed flowerpot with an integral saucer, crimped rim and incised lines.
Earthenware Jug
An dull brown earthenware jug with a shiny glaze.
Earthenware Pie Pan
A brown glazed, red earthenware pie plate with the characteristic cherry motif of the William Eby pottery in Conestogo, Ontario.
Earthenware Pie Plate
A large, earthenware pie plate with a clear glaze over a red-brown clay body, decorated with a cherry motif.
Earthenware Pie Plate
An earthenware pie plate with dark brown slip sponge decoration on a buff-coloured base.
Earthenware Serving Bowl
A small, pinkish-brown, earthenware serving bowl with a dark brown splatter glaze.
Earthenware Spoon Holder
A small, yellow spoon holder with the words "spoon holder" in green slip.
Earthenware Storage Crock
A large, glazed storage crock.
Earthenware Sugar Bowl
A small, green glazed earthenware bowl with incised circumferal line under the rim.
Earthenware Syrup Pitcher
A squat, bulbous-bodied jug with incised lines and applied handle.
Earthenware Syrup Pitcher
A squat, light brown pitcher spatter-decorated with a dark brown slip.
Earthenware Water Pitcher
Hand-thrown pitcher, with a heavy brown slip-spatter decoration on an orange-green body.
Earthenware York-Shilling Crock
A large York-Shilling crock with a green glaze with orange spots.
Fretwork Picture Frame
An intricately carved fretwork frame crowned by a rooster.
Hanging Clock Shelf
A handcrafted hanging clock shelf with six-point compass star in the centre flanked by tulips and circular carvings.
Miniature Earthenware Crock
A miniature bright green crock with granular glaze, and orange-green mottling.
Miniature Earthenware Harvest Ring
A small green glazed harvest ring or "ring krug".
Miniature Earthenware Jug
A miniature earthenware jug with a green glaze, and an applied handle.
Miniature Earthenware Pitcher
A small, olive-green and pink pitcher with an applied handle.
Picture Frame - Red Lunettes on Black
A wooden picture frame painted with red lunettes, a crescent-shaped pattern, on a black ground.
Spruce Gum Box
A hand-carved spruce wood box fashioned in the shape of a book with painted decoration.
Cemeteries and Headstones
Cemetery Stone
Cemetery Stone from Martin Meetinghouse Cemetery
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