Emma Maria Eby

20 October 1879–3 May 1939 (Age 59)
North Dumfries, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Emma Maria

When Emma Maria Eby was born on 20 October 1879, in North Dumfries, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, her father, Isaac M Eby, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Bergey, was 24. She married Albert Edward Ball on 23 November 1908, in Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Wellington North, Wellington, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and Grey, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 3 May 1939, at the age of 59, and was buried in Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Albert Edward Ball
Emma Maria Eby
Marriage: 23 November 1908
James Eby Ball
Doris Mae Ball

Spouse and Children

    Albert Edward Ball



23 November 1908
Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada


    James Eby Ball


    Doris Mae Ball


Parents and Siblings

    Isaac M Eby


    Elizabeth Bergey




    Stephen Bergey Eby



    Bertram Bergey Eby



    Edmund Bergey Eby


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World Events (4)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 4

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 7

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 27

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Äbi, Äby, Aby, Aebi, or Ebi, from a pet form of Eberhardt .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Annie M Eby in household of Isaac Eby, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Emma Maria Eby in entry for Doris May Ball, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Emma Maria Eby in entry for James Eby Ball, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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