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Title: Cornelius and Elizabeth (Allgeier) Eby fonds

Dates of creation: 1921-1937

Physical description: 1 cm of textual records ; 2 photographs

Biographical sketch: Cornelius Eby (1840-1927) and Elizabeth Allgeier (1844-1921) married in Waterloo County and moved to Elmwood, Ontario in the early years of their marriage. The couple had 12 children. Together with his son Emmauel A. Eby, Cornelius Eby owned and operated a grist mill in Elmwood.

Custodial history: Donated to the Archives in 2016 by Jaqueline Penfold

Scope and content: Obituaries of Eby family members, two photographs and a copy of the Eby Family News, vol. 5 iss.3 (Autumn 1999)

Notes: Original archival description created 2021 by Laureen Harder-Gissing


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