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Alpheus "Alf" Eby

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Status: Located

Owner/SourceScott Buschlen
File nameEby, Alpheus 1900.jpg
File Size181.71k
Dimensions700 x 525
Linked toAlpheus B Eby
AlbumsEby/Barnes Family Headstones

Erb St Mennonite Church Cemetery, Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Notes: In 1900 there were 100 members; in 1925, 165; in 1950, 290; in 1965, 298; in 1975, 269; in 1985, 292; in 1995, 321; in 2000, 314. The congregation has been affiliated with the Mennonite Conference of Ontario and Quebec (1851-1988), the Mennonite Church (1898-), the Mennonite Conference of Eastern Canada (1988-) and Mennonite Church Canada (1995-). The language of worship is English; the transition from German occurred in the first decade of 21-Nov-2005 The congregation began services in 1837, and formally organized in 1851. The first building was occupied in 1851, with subsequent building programs in 1902, 1950 and 1980. David Eby is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through immigration from Pennsylvania. The early settlers included David Eby, Jonas Bingeman and Samuel Schantz.

Pastoral Leaders who served the David Eby/Erb St. Mennonite congregation, have included: Jacob M. Oberholtzer (1840-1879), Elias Schneider (1874-1889), Jonas Snider (1892, Bishop, 1895-1944), Noah Hunsberger (1900-1920, 1923-1929), Newton S. Weber (1921-1923), Jesse B. Martin (1929, Bishop 1947-1964), Milton Schwartzentruber (1964-1970), Galen Johns (1970-1976), (Doug Snyder, Interim, 1977), Wilmer Martin (1977-1991), Richard Yordy (Interim, 1992/1993), Renee Sauder (1993-2003), Allan Rudy-Froese (

Two long-serving deacons were Noah Weber (1908-1948) and Clare Shantz (1948-1980-).

Erb St Mennonite Church Cemetery

Cemetery Photos

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1Allen Cressman and Mary Ann Eby Allen Cressman and Mary Ann Eby
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2Alpheus 'Alf' Eby  Alpheus "Alf" Eby
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3Clayton Eby and Nellie Bricknell Clayton Eby and Nellie Bricknell
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4Cyrus Eby and Maria Buehler Cyrus Eby and Maria Buehler
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5Eldon W Eby and Emma Unknown Eldon W Eby and Emma Unknown
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6Samuel Eby and Catherine Roth Samuel Eby and Catherine Roth
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