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

Family: David Bear / Barbara Wismer (F3939)

m. 30 Jan 1838


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  • Father | Male
    David Bear

    Born  24 Nov 1810  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Jul 1881  Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  30 Jan 1838  [1, 2]  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Rev. Martin Bear | F1776 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Catharine Gingerich | F1776 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Barbara Wismer

    Born  25 Oct 1816  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Aug 1889  , Clinton Co., Michigan 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
    Father  Henry Wismer, Sr. | F70 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Cressman | F70 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Amos W. Bear

    Born  27 Nov 1838  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Dec 1917  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Margaret Becker | F4996 
    Married  1 Aug 1871  Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | 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
    Spouse  Leah Bowman | F2074 
    Married  27 Feb 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Mary Bear

    Born  21 Dec 1844  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    Abraham Bear

    Born  30 Jul 1846  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Jun 1868   
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Male
    Daniel Bear

    Born  5 Jul 1848  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Nov 1852   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Female
    Elizabeth Bear

    Born  24 Jul 1850  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried    Greenwood Cemetery, Newark Twp., Gratiot Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Henry Miller | F4 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Female
    Esther W. Bear

    Born  25 May 1852  Bright, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried    Lakeside Cemetery, Lake Odessa, Ionia Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Samuel P. Bauman | F2394 
    Married     

    Child 8 | Male
    John Bear

    Born  18 Dec 1853  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Jan 1929  Barton Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario 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 9 | Male
    Martin Bear

    Born  17 Oct 1855   
    Died  13 Oct 1861   
    Buried     

    Child 10 | Female
    Sallie Bear

    Born  17 Sep 1859   
    Died  27 Jul 1878   
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 657.

    2. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 3 Feb 1838:7.
      30 Jan 1838 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. David Baer to Barbara Wissmer, both of Waterloo Tp.