Reverend Levi Howe Eby

Reverend Levi Howe Eby

Male 1858 - 1943  (84 years)

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  • Name Reverend Levi Howe Eby 
    Title Reverend 
    Born 9 Sep 1858  Lena, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jul 1943  North Manchester, Wabash County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery North Manchester, Wabash County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I622724287  Eby/Aebi and Bernethy Family
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2013 

    Father Enoch Eby,   b. 15 Nov 1828, Montgomery, Franklin County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1910, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Hetty Howe,   b. 13 Apr 1827, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1861, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1847  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:

    • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 about Enoch Eby
      Name: Enoch Eby
      Gender: Male
      Birth Place: PA
      Birth Year: 1828
      Spouse Name: Hettey Howe
      Spouse Birth Year: 1827
      Marriage State: of IL
      Number Pages: 1
    Family ID F510927804  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Angeline Yarger,   b. 4 Feb 1858, Lena, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1891, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1883  Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ethel Ester Eby,   b. 4 Jan 1884, Marshall County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1967, Marquette, McPherson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Edna Dinwiddy Eby,   b. 21 Aug 1887, Summerfield, Marshall County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1962, Ontario, Malheur County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F246729424774  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Katie Baker,   b. 19 May 1870, Darke County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1964, Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 1893 
    Children 
    +1. Pearl Naomi Eby,   b. 31 Dec 1899, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1974, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Paul Baker Eby,   b. 3 Dec 1910, Fruitland, Payette County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1997, San Diego County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F549002889  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Sep 1858 - Lena, Stephenson County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1883 - Stephenson County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jul 1943 - North Manchester, Wabash County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pleasant Hill Cemetery North Manchester, Wabash County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Levi Howe Eby and Katie Baker
    Levi Howe Eby and Katie Baker
    From kansasmisawa in Ancestry

  • Notes 
    • 1860 West Point, Stephenson, Illinois as L Ebey
      1870 Census Oneco, Stephenson, Illinois as Levi EBY
      1880 Census Lena, Stephenson, Illinois living with his father and stepmother Anna.
      1910 Census South Payette, Canyon, Idaho as Levi H EBY
      1920 Census Fruitland, Payette, Idaho as L H EBY
      1930 Census North Manchester, Wabash, Indiana as Levi H EBY
      1940 Census North Manchester, Wabash, Indiana as Levi H EBY
    • BRETHREN HISTORICAL LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES


      Title: Eby Family Papers, 1847-1942
      Series: 18/
      Boxes: 1 small Hollinger box (2.5 inches); Stored in Vault

      Levi Howe Eby was born near Lena, Illinois in 1858, the son of Enoch and Hettie Howe Eby. He was married to Angie Yarger in 1883 (d. 1891) and Katie Baker in 1893. He was called to the ministry of the Waddams Grove congregation, 1882; and ordained as an elder, 1898. He attended Mt. Morris College, 1892-1894. Levi Howe Eby was a founder of the Church of the Brethren in Kansas (1884-1891, 1894-1896); Nebraska (1891); Texas (1897-1900); and Idaho (1909-1925). He was also an active member of the Northern Indiana District (1902-1909, 1925-1943). He was a frequent speaker for Brethren evangelistic campaigns holding over 116 special meetings. He also conducted Bible Institutes in many Brethren congregations. He died at North Manchester, Indiana in 1943.


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