Lydia Erb: Birth: 22 FEB 1885. Death: 20 JAN 1967
Catherine Erb: Birth: 18 JUL 1888. Death: 1960
Veronica Erb: Birth: 16 FEB 1891. Death: 1978
Jacob Erb: Birth: 18 AUG 1893. Death: 1976
Emma Erb: Birth: 13 OCT 1895. Death: 1933
Note: Joel, son of Jacob and Catherine (Steinmann) Erb, was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., April 20, 1861; died at home of his son-in-law, Joseph Albrecht, East Zorra, Ont., on Sept. 13, 1935; aged 74 y. 4 m. 24 d. In his younger years he came with his parents to East Zorra, where he resided the remainder of his life. In his youth he accepted Christ as his Savior, was baptized by Bishop Joseph Ruby of Tavistock, and remained a member of East Zorra A. M. congregation since. One Dec. 18, 1883 he was joined in holy wedlock to Sister Catherine Gingerich of Wilmot congregation by Bishop John Gascho. This union was blessed with 1 son and 5 daughters: Jacob on the homestead; Lydia (wife of Joseph Albrecht); Katie (wife of Aaron Brenneman); Fannie (wife of Christian Bender); Emma, deceased (wife of A. Zehr); Clara (wife of Nick Zehr). He leaves his beloved companion, 1 son, 4 daughters, 19 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. A daughter, 2 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild predeceased him. Also surviving are 3 brothers (Pre. Daniel Erb of Albany, Oreg.; Moses of Oregon; and Jacob of O'Neill, Nebr.) And 1 sister (Barbara). Funeral services were held at the home by J. R. Bender, and at the East Zorra A. M. meetinghouse by Brethren D. Leobold, D. S. Jutzi, and M. Kipfer.
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