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John Eby[1,2,3]

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Birth  6 Nov 1803  Pennsylvania  [4
Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00031-2676 
Died  22 Oct 1891  Port Elgin, Bruce Co., Ontario  [5
Person ID  I8157 
Last Modified  27 Jun 2004 
 
Father  George Eby, b. 8 May 1776 
Mother  Barbara Wenger, b. 1780 
Group Sheet  F1142 
 
Family 1  Veronica Weber, b. 19 Jul 1808 
Children 
 1. George W. Eby, b. 7 Aug 1828
 2. Catharine W. Eby, b. 4 Jun 1830, Berlin, Waterloo Co., Ontario
 3. Magdalena W. Eby, b. 22 Jul 1831
 4. John W. Eby, b. 22 May 1833
 5. Moses W. Eby, b. 20 Nov 1835
 6. Veronica W. Eby, b. 23 Aug 1837
Group Sheet  F1567 
 
Family 2  Philippina Fischer, b. 14 Mar 1811 
Children 
 1. Amanda F. Eby, b. 6 Nov 1839
 2. Martin F. Eby, b. 23 Feb 1841, Berlin, Ontario
 3. Henry F. Eby, b. 12 Sep 1842, Berlin, Waterloo Co., Ontario
 4. Joseph F. Eby, b. 23 Mar 1844, Berlin, Waterloo Co., Ontario
 5. Samuel F. Eby, b. 15 Mar 1846
 6. Elizabeth F. Eby, b. 12 Feb 1848, Berlin, Ontario
 7. Lydia F. Eby, b. 15 Jul 1849
Group Sheet  F2488 
 
Notes  John Eby, "the third son of George Eby, was born In Pennsylvania, November 6th, 1803. He was probably 6 months old when he came to Canada. It is supposed that he started the first drug store in the town of Berlin, Ontario. He used to bring his goods from Buffalo, New York, by team. He resided in the town of Berlin for about 70 years, then he moved to Elmira where he lived for 12 years, and several years ago he moved to Port Elgin where some of his family reside. Here he died October 22nd, 1891. He was married twice, first to Veronica Weber who was born July 19th, 1808, and died December 10th, 1837, and after the decease of his first wife he was married to Philipina Fischer who was born March 14th, 1811, and died in Listowel with her daughter, Mrs. Joshua Bowman, January 17th, 1894. His family consisted of the following 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), 596   [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), 104   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
3. [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, 570   [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), 596   [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), 596   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
 
Documents
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
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.
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