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ERB / LARKINS Genealogy

Updated  SURNAMES   
A link to my RootswebWC database
with downloadable gedcoms and other
advanced features--updated Oct 2001.
WHAT'S NEW
Brief descriptions of recent additions
and changes to this site -- with active
links to the updated and new material.
Nicholas (Claus) Erb's Ancestors
back to 1545 in Bern, Switzerland.
Nicholas (Claus) Erb's Descendants
through eleven generations.
ERB Marriage Alliances  
BOWMAN, BOMBERGER, BRICKER, BRUBACHER, CLEMENS, EBY, GROFF, HERSHEY, KELLER, MARTIN, MEYERS, MILLER, SHANTZ, SHIRK, & SNYDER
Modified Ahnentafel
My ancestors and where they came from:
DONOVAN, ERB, FORRY, KAY, LARKIN, LEWIS, McNAMARA, NICHOLSON, SCANLAN, SCHRANTZ, and SHIRK
New  The 6 Separate ERB Lines
A birdseye view of the Erb lines
that produced immigrants to America,
with links to each of them.
ERBs from Alsace
Collected family trees of those Swiss
ERBs who first settled in Alsace, France
and later immigrated to America.
The First 11 ERB Immigrants
The progenitors of the main Erb Family lines in America and Canada.
Some ERB Mysteries
The mysterious Christian 1703; the missing Christophel; Henry, Meschack, & Esther.
Updated  ERBS in the 1790 Census
The 23 ERB Families in the 1790
Census of Pennsylvania -- each
identified, enumerated, and described.
ERB Wills 1729-1850  
All the Erbs in the Lancaster Co. Probate Index for these years - with birth dates, ancestry, and linked summaries.
The 1818 Judge's Bond
of Abraham Erb 1788

A photograph of the original with
Abraham's signature & other names.
The 1769 Will of
Nicholas (Claus) ERB, Jr.

The complete text of this document
illustrates life in colonial Pennsylvania.
Updated  Revised Death Date
for Nicholas (Claus) Erb 1680

Old Lancaster County deeds prove
he lived at least 12 years after 1740.
New  Poplar Grove Cemetery
Erb Gravestones 1756-1840

Photos and data for some early Erbs that were buried in Cumberland County, PA.
Maps of Lancaster County
Where the early Erbs first settled.
Maps of Ontario
Where some early Erbs moved.
1857-1879 Residents of Otterville
The interrelated ERBS, SCANLANS, SEAMANS and others who lived
in South Norwich, Ontario, Canada.
LARKIN Convicts to Australia
Complete index to all Larkins transported from Ireland -- with full details from the original records.
On the Trail of the Fierce One
Traces the early Irish origin of the surnames LARKIN and LORCAN.
The Irish O Lorcain Heraldic Shield
It differs from the two later British
O LORCAIN shields.
The Past in Pictures
21 pages of photos -- each with a brief
story of the people and places depicted
and links to additional information.
Horse and Buggy Days
in San Francisco

The 1865-1913 illustrated story of
LARKINS & Co., carriage makers.
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John Larkins 1998-2001 Last updated: 10 Nov 2001 Email: jhlarkins@msn.com