Amos Franklin Eby

Male 1871 - 1951  (80 years)


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  • Name Amos Franklin Eby 
    Born 22 Apr 1871  Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Aug 1951  Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mellingers Mennonite Church Cemetery, East Lampeter, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I521517515  Eby/Aebi and Bernethy Family
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2008 

    Father Isaac Witmer Eby,   b. 13 Apr 1838, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1916  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mary Horst Martin,   b. 25 Jan 1842, Maugansville, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1914  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F509879194  Group Sheet

    Family Martha Elizabeth Metz,   b. 02 Sep 1868, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1962, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1896 
    Children 
     1. Bertie M Eby,   b. 10 Dec 1897, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1922, Harrisburg, Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     2. Anna Pearl Eby,   b. 24 Aug 1899, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1918, Denbigh, Newport News County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     3. Lois Elizabeth Eby,   b. 15 Jun 1901, Maugansville, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1951  (Age 50 years)
     4. Luke Metz Eby,   b. 03 Jan 1903, Reid, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Oct 1965, Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +5. Mary Ruth Eby,   b. 24 Aug 1906, Maugansville, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1951  (Age 45 years)
    +6. Esther Virginia Eby,   b. 07 Oct 1911, Denbigh, Newport News County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1972, East Lampeter, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     7. Beulah G Eby,   b. 02 Mar 1914, Denbigh, Newport News County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1951  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F548185448  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Apr 1871 - Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Aug 1951 - Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mellingers Mennonite Church Cemetery, East Lampeter, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Amos Eby and Martha Metz
    Amos Eby and Martha Metz
    Personal Collection

  • Notes 
    • Gospel Herald - Volume XLIV , Number 41 - October 9, 1951 page 989, 990

      Eby, --Amos F., son of Isaac W. and Mary (Martin) Eby, was born near Hagerstown, Md., April 22, 1871; passed away Aug. 21, 1951, at the home of his daughter (Esther Glass); aged 80 y. 3m. 29 d. He was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church from his youth. On Nov. 19, 1896, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth Metz, who survives. Also surviving are one son and 4 daughters (Lois-Mrs. Lewis Good, Bladensburg, Md.; Luke M., Brewton, Ala.; Ruth-Mrs. Reist R. Mummau, Mt. Joy, Pa.; Esther-Mrs. Forrest J. Glass, Lancaster, Pa.; and Beulah-Mrs. John L. Sauder, Charlottesville, Va.), 17 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. Two daughters Bertie and Pearl) preceded him in death. He spent his early life at Hagerstown, Md. he lived nineteen years near Denbigh, Va., and the last twenty-three years in Lancaster Co., Pa. He had been in ill health nearly three years but was able to be up most of the time. He won many friends during his lifetime through his cheerfulness. Funeral services were held Aug. 25, at the Groff Funeral Home, in charge of Harry Lefever, and at the Mellinger Church by Noah Risser and David Landis. His body was laid to rest in the adjoining cemetery.



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