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

Margaret Steen[1, 2]

Female 1831 - 1920  (88 years)


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  • Name Margaret Steen 
    Born 29 Dec 1831  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Margaret Bear 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00015-1216.6 
    Died 11 Feb 1920  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Cause: Senility (1 year) - Dropsy (14 days) 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 11
    Person ID I16307  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father John Steen,   b. 28 Jul 1802, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Catharine Bretz,   b. 7 Nov 1805, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1 May 1828  [12
    Family ID F4314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Bear,   b. 30 May 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1908, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1856  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 13
    Children 
     1. Josiah Bear,   b. 19 Aug 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     2. Jonah S. Baer,   b. 11 Oct 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 85 years)
     3. Mary Ann Bear,   b. 9 Jun 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Catharine Baer,   b. 18 Dec 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1950, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Elizabeth Bear,   b. Aug 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954  (Age ~ 88 years)
     6. John Henry Bear,   b. 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F2852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Dec 1831 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Oct 1856 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Senility (1 year) - Dropsy (14 days) - 11 Feb 1920 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Margaret Steen, "was born December 29th, 1831. She is married to John Bear. They reside at Doon, Waterloo County. They have had a family of six 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.].

  • 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..., 303.

    2. [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..., 186.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 1 Pg 47.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-2 Page 1.

    5. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      Bear / in memory of / John Bear Jr. / born May 30, 1832 / died Feb.24, 1908 / aged 75 yrs. 8 mos. 24 dys / The pains of death are past, labor and sorrow cease / and life's long warfare closed at last, his soul is found in peace / his wife / Margaret Steen / died Feb.11, 1920 / aged 88 yrs. 1 mo. 13 dys.

    6. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 3 Page 43.

    7. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 56.

    8. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      BEAR/ in memory of/ John BEAR Jr./ Born May 30, 1832/ Died Feb. 24, 1908/ Aged 75 yrs. 8 mos. 24 dys/ The pains of death are past, labor and sorrow cease/ And life's long warfare closed at last, his soul is found in peace/ His wife/ Margaret Steen/ Died Feb.11, 1920/ aged 88 yrs. 1 mo. 13 dys./

    9. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 10 Page 68.

    10. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 038560 (1920).
      Name:Margaret Baer Gender:Female Age:88 Birth Date:abt 1832 Birth Place:Waterloo County, Ontario Death Date:11 Feb 1920 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    11. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).

    12. [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..., 302.

    13. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.