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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Lydia Erb: Birth: 22 FEB 1885. Death: 20 JAN 1967

  2. Catherine Erb: Birth: 18 JUL 1888. Death: 1960

  3. Veronica Erb: Birth: 16 FEB 1891. Death: 1978

  4. Jacob Erb: Birth: 18 AUG 1893. Death: 1976

  5. Emma Erb: Birth: 13 OCT 1895. Death: 1933

  6. Clara Erb: Birth: 11 JUN 1898 in East Zorra Twp, Oxford Co, Ontario. Death: 20 JUL 1975 in Stratford, Perth Co, Ontario


Notes
a. 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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