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

Abraham Bear

Male 1812 - 1890  (78 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Abraham Bear was born 19 Apr 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Rev. Martin Bear and Catharine Gingrich); died 8 Aug 1890, Michigan.

    Abraham — Sallie Witmer. Sallie (daughter of Christian Witmer and Magdalena W. Wanner) was born Abt 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  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. 3.  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. 1. 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, USA.
    10. Catharine Bear was born 18 May 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    11. 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.


Generation: 3

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

  2. 6.  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. 7.  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, Canada; 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. 3. 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.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Bear was born Abt 1720, Of, York Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. Gabriel Bear was born Abt 1745, , York Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. 4. Michael Bear was born 1749, , York Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.

  2. 12.  Ulrich Gingrich was born CA 1725, Near Strassburg, Alsace, Germany; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. 6. Abraham Gingrich was born CA 1751, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; was christened , Birdhope, Craig, Northumberland, England; died CA 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.