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

Family: Deacon Henry Baer / Leah Bowman (F2074)

m. 27 Feb 1868


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  • Father | Male
    Deacon Henry Baer

    Born  21 Oct 1842  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Jan 1927   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  27 Feb 1868  [1, 2, 3]  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  David Bear | F3939 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Barbara Wismer | F3939 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Leah Bowman

    Born  16 May 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Nov 1937   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Rev. Moses B. Bowman | F2072 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anna Cressman | F2072 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Avon Baer

    Born    Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Angeline Baer

    Born  7 Jul 1869  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Apr 1942  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  21 Apr 1942  Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Daniel E. Eby | F5419 
    Married  17 May 1898  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Elvina Baer

    Born  12 Mar 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Jan 1952  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  William Bachert | F18437 
    Married  Feb 1897   

    Child 4 | Male
    Moses Baer

    Born  25 Jul 1872  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Nov 1956   
    Buried    Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Adeline Schmitt | F5718 
    Married  13 Mar 1900  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    Ephraim Baer, I

    Born  27 Feb 1874  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Jun 1874   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Female
    Fidia Bear

    Born  4 May 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Oct 1880   
    Buried     

    Child 7 | Male
    Ephraim Baer, II

    Born  24 Jan 1877  Zurich, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Dec 1953   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Lovina Nahrgang | F41834 
    Married  16 Mar 1903  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    Simon Baer

    Born  22 Dec 1878  Near Zurich, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Jul 1969  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Luannah Shantz | F6505 
    Married  1902   
    Spouse  Lydia Shantz | F6506 
    Married     

    Child 9 | Female
    Louisa Baer

    Born  18 Feb 1881  Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Dec 1962  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Ervin B. Shantz | F5739 
    Married  18 Feb 1903   

    Child 10 | Male
    Josiah Baer

    Born  9 Oct 1882  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Dec 1964  Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Ann Otterbein | F42024 
    Married     
    Spouse  Ruth Smith | F54313 
    Married     

    Child 11 | Male
    Noah Bear

    Born  26 Oct 1884  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Mar 1893  Near Manheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 12 | Female
    Eva Baer

    Born  16 May 1886  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Aug 1984  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John William Francis | F18768 
    Married  1915   

    Child 13 | Male
    Edon Bear

    Born  22 Sep 1887  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Oct 1887   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 14 | Male
    Norman Baer

    Born  21 Sep 1888  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Aug 1970   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Emma Weber | F5009 
    Married  9 Oct 1923  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Salome Rellinger | F5707 
    Married     

    Child 15 | Male
    Ezra Baer

    Born  20 Nov 1890  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Jan 1936  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Good | F5710 
    Married  9 Sep 1919   

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 188.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Bear, aged 25, res. Waterloo, born Waterloo, son of David and Barb. (Wismer) married 27 Feb 1868 to Leah Baumann, aged 21, res Wilmot, born Wilmot, daughter of Moses and Anna (Cressman)

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Mar 1868.
      21 Feb 1868 By Rev. Wurster, Henry Baer of Waterloo Township was married to Leo Baumann of Wilmot.