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Marriage: Children:
  1. Christian R Ruby: Birth: 1841 in East Zorra Twp, Oxford Co, Ontario. Death: 1913 in East Zorra Twp, Oxford Co, Ontario

  2. Magdalena R Ruby: Birth: 1842. Death: 1856

  3. Mary R Ruby: Birth: 1845. Death: 1916

  4. Catherine Ruby: Birth: 1846. Death: 1927

  5. Barbara R Ruby: Birth: 1849. Death: 1915

  6. Elizabeth Ruby: Birth: 1851. Death: 1929

  7. Joseph R Ruby: Birth: 1853. Death: 1937

  8. Nicholas Ruby: Birth: 27 SEP 1858 in Mornington Twp, Perth Co, Ontario. Death: 26 NOV 1932 in Perth Co, Ontario

  9. Ann R Ruby: Birth: 1863 in South Easthope Twp, Perth Co, Ontario. Death: 1938


Notes
a. Note:   NI067583
Note:   Joseph Ruby was born on the 12th of July, 1813 in Alsace-Lorraine, France (now Germany), came to Canada in 1839, and was married to Magdalena Roth on the 17th of November 1840, and lived in matrimony 46 years, 3 months and 17 days; his wife died 9 years, 11 months and 13 days before him. He died on the 12th of January, 1897, aged 83 years, 6 months and 4 days. Of his 9 children, 8 survive, one living in Colorado; there are also 58 grandchildren living and 3 dead, and 3 great-grandchildren. In 1852 he was ordained to the ministry, and in 1853 to the office of bishop. He served faithfully in his calling for about 43 years in the East Zorra Mennonite Congregation. His funeral, on the 19th, was very largely attended. Funeral services by Chr. Zehr from John 5:25--30 and Chr. Litwiller from 2 Tim. 4:6--9.


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