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

Robert Akinson Bowman

Male 1891 - 1942  (50 years)


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  • Name Robert Akinson Bowman 
    Born 5 Aug 1891  Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-166749 
    Died 1 Jan 1942  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 3 Jan 1942  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I166749  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father William Bowman,   b. 1854, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1917, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Grace Roberts,   b. 6 Jun 1863, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1920, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Family ID F24950  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Gemmel Wilson,   b. 12 Dec 1892, West Kilbride, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1989  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 17 Sep 1919  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Edith Bowman
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F47822  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Aug 1891 - Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Sep 1919 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jan 1942 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Jan 1942 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • ROBERT A. BOWMAN

      PRESTON, Jan. 2— Ailing for the past three years, Robert A. Bowman, 50, a resident here for 25 years, died at Galt Hospital last evening. Born in Paisley, Scotland, Mr. Bowman came to Canada 30 years ago directly to Galt. He followed his trade of custom tailoring there for about five years and then started work at Savage shoe Company in Preston where he was employed until the time of his death. Diseaced was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Preston. Surviving is his wife, a daughter, Edith, at home, four brothers, James and William of Galt, George in Hamilton and Thomas of Johannesburg, South Africa, two sisters, Nellie and Mrs. Fred Gill, both of Oakville. Remain are at the home, 924 Hamilton Street, where service will take place on Saturday at 2: 30 pm. Interment will be made in Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record 2 Jan 1942 pg 15

  • Sources 
    1. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Bowman/ In Loving Memory Of// Robert Bowman/ Aug. 5, 1891 ?Jan. 1, 1942/ Sarah Wilson/ Dec. 12, 1892 ?Feb. 10, 1989/ At Rest.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Robert Akinson Bowman Age:28 Birth Date:abt 1891 Birth Place:Paisley, Scotland Marriage Date:7 Sep 1919 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Wm Bowman Mother:Grace Roberts Spouse:Sarah Gemmel Wilson Spouse's Age:26 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1893 Spouse Birth Place:West Kilbride Scotland Spouse Father:Charles G Wilson Spouse Mother:Sarah Gemmel Wilson