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Eby family of Paradise Township, Pennsylvania

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  George Eby Jr. (1827-1893) — of Mt. Union, Huntingdon County, Pa. Born in Huntingdon County, Pa., June 27, 1827. Democrat. Postmaster at Mt. Union, Pa., 1853-56. Died in Huntingdon County, Pa., January 15, 1893 (age 65 years, 202 days). Interment at Mountainview Cemetery, Mill Creek, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of George Eby (1795-1882) and Susannah (Lutz) Eby (1795-1882); fourth cousin once removed of Milton Eby (1850-1920).
  Political family: Eby family of Paradise Township, Pennsylvania.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Milton Eby (1850-1920) — also known as Peter Milton Eby — of Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Pa. Born in Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Pa., October 16, 1850. Republican. Farmer; livestock dealer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1891-96; member of Pennsylvania state senate 13th District, 1897-1900; Lancaster County Sheriff, 1912-16. Died, from aortic dilatation, in Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Pa., January 30, 1920 (age 69 years, 106 days). Interment at Hershey Mennonite Church Cemetery, Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Eby (1817-1869) and Magdalena (Wanner) Eby (1826-1912); married 1878 to Alice Selina Eckman (1854-1908); father of Ralph Wanner Eby (1880-1930); fourth cousin once removed of George Eby Jr..
  Political family: Eby family of Paradise Township, Pennsylvania.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralph Wanner Eby (1880-1930) — also known as Ralph W. Eby — of Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, September 30, 1880. Republican. Seed grower; chair of Lancaster County Republican Party, 1927; Lancaster County Controller. Died August 8, 1930 (age 49 years, 312 days). Interment at Leacock Presbyterian Cemetery, Paradise, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Milton Eby (1850-1920) and Alice Selina (Eckman) Eby (1854-1908); married to Caroline Shelley (1884-1967).
  Political family: Eby family of Paradise Township, Pennsylvania.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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