Ezra Eby Revived!
Ontario Mennonite, Amish, and Brethren in Christ family history.



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In 1895-1896, Ezra E. Eby [1850-1901] published a 2 volume works entitled "A Biographical History of Waterloo Township". This website not only shows the pioneers found in the original "Eby books", but also many of their numerous descendants.

The purpose of this project is to revive interest in the great legacy Ezra Eby left. Descendants of the Mennonite, Amish or Brethren in Christ pioneers are invited to submit updates so that Eby's legacy can be continued. Over the years, many people have carried on with what Ezra Eby began.

Numerous family histories have been published. EZRA EBY REVIVED! combines the original Eby books, or "Freundshaft Books" as they are variously known, with dozens of family genealogies published over the years. This project should not discourage anyone from publishing a family history in print form. On the contrary! Family historians embarking on such an endeavor can receive any data available which will be helpful to them.

There is one similarity between some of the information found on this website and that found in printed family genealogies. THERE ARE ERRORS! An advantage of this website is that errors can be easily corrected. It is our hope that, with time, the information found on this site can be considered to be reliable and accurate. Anyone who has knowledge of mistakes on this website is requested to submit corrections.

As you browse through this website, you will find the names of persons followed by ...[Eby 0000] This number corresponds with that person's entry in the Eby book. If you don't have a copy, you can visit the Eby book online.

Descendants of families found in the Ebybook are invited to register for an account. Registered persons will have access to all information found on the site.

There are a number of ways you can assist in making this project successful: If you need assistance:

Please report broken links and site issues to the webmaster@ezraeby.com