Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Joel Bear

Male 1851 - Yes, date unknown


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Joel Bear was born 1851, , Sheyborgan, Wisconsin (son of George Bear and Susannah Oberholtzer); died Yes, date unknown.

    Joel married Matilda Dower 28 Jun 1883, Wadena Co., Minnesota. Matilda was born Mar 1859, , , Michigan; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. George S. Bear was born Apr 1884; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Julia J. Bear was born Abt 1886, Of, Minnesota; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Mary V Bear was born Abt 1888, Of, Minnesota; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Herbert H. Bear was born Abt 1890, Of, Minnesota; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Elice Bear was born Abt 1892, Of, Minnesota; died Yes, date unknown.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  George Bear was born 10 Jun 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Rev. Martin Bear and Catharine Gingrich); died Yes, date unknown.

    George married Susannah Oberholtzer 18 Mar 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Susannah (daughter of Henry Oberholtzer and Elizabeth Fischer) was born 1819, , Ontario, Canada; died Bef 1861. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Susannah Oberholtzer was born 1819, , Ontario, Canada (daughter of Henry Oberholtzer and Elizabeth Fischer); died Bef 1861.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Bear was born 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Anne Bear was born 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Martha Bear was born 1848, , , Wisconsin; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. 1. Joel Bear was born 1851, , Sheyborgan, Wisconsin; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Catherine Bear was born 21 Jul 1852, Omro, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA; died 1946, Antigo, Langlade, Wisconsin, USA.
    6. Henry Bear was born 1855, , Sheyborgan, Wisconsin; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Rev. Martin Bear was born 1774, , York Co., Pennsylvania (son of Michael Bear); died Yes, date unknown.

    Martin — Catharine Gingrich. Catharine (daughter of Abraham Gingerich and Anna Hunsicker, daughter of Abraham Gingrich and Barbara Hunsicker) was born CA 1782, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Mar 1849, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Catharine Gingrich was born CA 1782, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania (daughter of Abraham Gingerich and Anna Hunsicker, daughter of Abraham Gingrich and Barbara Hunsicker); died 6 Mar 1849, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Benjamin Bear was born 1799, , USA; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Rev. John G. Bear was born 15 May 1804, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Dec 1894, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Elizabeth Bear was born 17 Sep 1805, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 10 Mar 1838, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Annie Bear was born 29 Apr 1807, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Aug 1867, West Montrose, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , West Montrose United Cemetery, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Michael Bear was born 1 Jan 1809, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Aug 1821.
    6. David Bear was born 24 Nov 1810, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Jul 1881, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    7. Abraham Bear was born 19 Apr 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 8 Aug 1890, Michigan.
    8. Salome Bear was born 12 Jan 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Martin Bear was born 4 Oct 1815, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 19 Jul 1889, , Wisconsin.
    10. Catharine Bear was born 18 May 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    11. 2. George Bear was born 10 Jun 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    12. Leah Bear was born 21 Mar 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    13. Susannah Bear was born 6 Jul 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Apr 1854; was buried , Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    14. Rachel Bear was born 10 Mar 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

  3. 6.  Henry Oberholtzer was born 1784, , Pennsylvania, USA (son of Isaac Oberholtzer and Elizabeth Schlichter); died Yes, date unknown.

    Henry married Elizabeth Fischer 4 Apr 1811, , Pennsylvania, USA. Elizabeth was born 1791, , Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth Fischer was born 1791, , Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. Simon Oberholtzer was born 1814, of, Waterloo Twp., Region of Waterloo, Ontario; died 3 Dec 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 3. Susannah Oberholtzer was born 1819, , Ontario, Canada; died Bef 1861.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Michael Bear was born 1749, , York Co., Pennsylvania (son of Bear); died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. 4. Rev. Martin Bear was born 1774, , York Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.

  2. 10.  Abraham Gingrich was born CA 1751, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; was christened , Birdhope, Craig, Northumberland, England (son of Ulrich Gingrich); died CA 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Abraham — Barbara Hunsicker. Barbara was born Abt 1751, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died , Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  3. 11.  Barbara Hunsicker was born Abt 1751, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died , Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Gingrich was born 1775, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 29 Sep 1852, Bartonville, Wentworth Co., Ontario; was buried , Winona "The Fifty" Cemetery, Winona, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada.
    2. David H. Gingrich was born 1776, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Jan 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Abraham Gingrich was born CA 1778, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died , East Of Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Nancy Gingrich was born CA 1780, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died , Near Dundas, Wentworth Co., Ontario.
    5. Veronica Gingrich was born 1781, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 1810, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. 5. Catharine Gingrich was born CA 1782, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Mar 1849, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. John Gingrich was born 17 Dec 1785, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 3 Jun 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Sallie Gingrich was born CA 1786, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Barbara Gingrich was born CA 1787, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died , , Pennsylvania, USA.
    10. Mary Gingrich was born CA 1789, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    11. Susannah Gingrich was born CA 1792, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.

  4. 12.  Isaac Oberholtzer was born 1759, Of, Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.

    Isaac — Elizabeth Schlichter. Elizabeth was born Abt 1759, Of, Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  5. 13.  Elizabeth Schlichter was born Abt 1759, Of, Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. 6. Henry Oberholtzer was born 1784, , Pennsylvania, USA; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Joseph Oberholtzer was born 18 Dec 1786, , Pennsylvania, USA; died 23 Feb 1868, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Susannah Oberholtzer was born CALC 27 Oct 1805, , USA; died 27 Jun 1895; was buried , New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.