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

Amos W. Bear[1]

Male 1838 - 1917  (79 years)


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  • Name Amos W. Bear 
    Born 27 Nov 1838  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1881  Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00003-615 
    Died 20 Dec 1917  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: senile arteries 
    Person ID I19989  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Barbara Wismer,   b. 25 Oct 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1889, , Clinton Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Family ID F3939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Becker,   b. 1844, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1 Aug 1871  Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Peter Bear,   b. 28 May 1873, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1873, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. David Bear,   b. 1876, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Bear,   b. 1877, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Lydia Bear,   b. 1880, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Nancy Bear,   b. Abt 1882, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Louisa Bear,   b. Abt 1884, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Abraham Bear,   b. Abt 1886, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Norman Bear,   b. Abt 1888, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F4996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Amos Bear, "was born November 27th, 1838. He is married and resides near Bright, Ontrio, and has a family of seven 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. [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. [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.

    3. [S345] Census - ON, Oxford, Blandford - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 35 Household Number 158.
      Division 2 Page Number 35 Household Number 158

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 14/57.
      Amos BEAR , 30 , farmer , Waterloo Co.., Blandford , s/o David & Barbara , married Margaret BOCKER , 26 , Germany , Zorra , d/o Henry & Anna Maria , witn: Thomas & David PENT of Blandford , 1 Aug 1871 at Woodstock

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

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 23873-17.
      Amos BEAR died 20 Dec 1917 at age 80 yrs, of senile arteries. Born in Canada, died at lot 24, con 9 of Blenheim twp. Married farmer. Buried at Blandford.

    7. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Nov 1838 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Aug 1871 - Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1881 - Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: senile arteries - 20 Dec 1917 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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