Birth: 25 APR 1663 Canton, Zurich, Switzerland
Name Var: Aebi
Birth of Son: 1690
Name: Peter Eby
Birth of Son: Hannes Eby
Birth of Son: Jacob Eby
Birth of Son: Christian Eby
Birth of Daughter: Elizabeth Eby
Birth of Son: David Eby
Emmigration: ABT 1704
Details: He being a strict Mennonite in faith, left Switzerland about 1704 on account of religious persecutions.
Lived in: 1704 – 1715
Place: Palatinate, Germany
Details: Finding persecutions equally severe as in the country previously left, he in company with his family and other co-religionists, left for Philadelphia in the spring of 1715.
Lived in: Mill Creek, at a place now known as Roland’s Mill, situated south of New Holland and near the line of Earl and Leacock Twps, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. Here he resided until his death and enjoyed the privileges and freedom of religion for which he had to suffer persecutions and trials in Europe.
Note: The sons were skilled in the various mechanical arts so that with their assistance, the old ancestor built a mill and erected such other buildings as were required, without employing persons outside of his family save for the burning of charcoal to supply the smith forge, which process they themselves did not sufficiently understand.
Death: SEP 1727 Chester Co, Pennsylvania
Estate Filed for Probate: 1727 in Chester County (Lancaster County hadn’t been yet formed.)
Burial: Eby Homestead Graveyard, Leacock, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania
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