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

Barbara Wismer[1]

Female 1816 - 1889  (72 years)


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  • Name Barbara Wismer 
    Born 25 Oct 1816  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Barbara Bear 
    Eby ID Number 00133-8164 
    Died 28 Aug 1889  , Clinton Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 6
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I14489  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Henry Wismer, Sr.,   b. 10 Mar 1794, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1876  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mary Cressman,   b. 17 Aug 1792, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1872, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Jan 1815  [1, 7
    Family ID F70  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David Bear,   b. 24 Nov 1810, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1881, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Children 
     1. Amos W. Bear,   b. 27 Nov 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1917, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Deacon Henry Baer,   b. 21 Oct 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1927  (Age 84 years)
     3. Mary Bear,   b. 21 Dec 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Abraham Bear,   b. 30 Jul 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1868  (Age 21 years)
     5. Daniel Bear,   b. 5 Jul 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1852  (Age 4 years)
     6. Elizabeth Bear,   b. 24 Jul 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Esther W. Bear,   b. 25 May 1852, Bright, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. John Bear,   b. 18 Dec 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1929, Barton Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     9. Martin Bear,   b. 17 Oct 1855,   d. 13 Oct 1861  (Age 5 years)
     10. Sallie Bear,   b. 17 Sep 1859,   d. 27 Jul 1878  (Age 18 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Oct 1816 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jan 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Aug 1889 - , Clinton Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Barbara Wismer, "was born in Waterloo County, October 25th, 1816. On January 30th, 1838, she was married to David Bear who was born November 24th, 1810, and died in Oxford County, Ontario, July 6th, 1881. Some time after his death she moved to Clinton County, Michigan, where she died at the home of one of her children, August 28th, 1889. She had a family of ten children


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      BAER. - On the 28th of August, in Michigan, Barbara Wismer, wife of David Baer, aged 72 years, 10 months and 3 days. She was brought over to Wilmot township, Waterloo county, and buried at Latschaw's meeting-house on the 30th, followed to the grave by a large number of relatives and friends. Funeral services by Noah Stauffer


      Herald of Truth, Vol. XXVI, Number 24, December 15, 1889, page 380, 381

  • 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..., 504.

    2. [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.

    3. [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.

    4. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      {eroded} Hier Ruhet/ Barbara geb. Wismer/ Ehefrau von/ David Baer/ gest. 28 Aug. 1889/ im Alter von/ 79 Jah. 9 Mon. 2 Tage/ vers

    5. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 3 Pg 8.

    6. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, December 15, 1889 - death notice of Barbara Wismer.

    7. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 7.

    8. [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.