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

Joseph Bear

Male 1853 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Joseph Bear 
    Born 23 Apr 1853  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Name Joseph Baer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1872  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    farmer 
    Residence 1872  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00003-610 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I20415  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Rev. John G. Bear,   b. 15 May 1804, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1894, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Anna "Nancy" Pannabecker,   b. 23 Apr 1812, Near Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1875, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1827  [4, 6
    Family ID F261996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Lantz,   b. 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 29 Sep 1872  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Children 
     1. Daughter Bear,   d. In Infancy
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Apr 1853 - Waterloo Twp., 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 - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1872 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1872 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Sep 1872 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Joseph Bear, "was born April 23rd, 1853. He resides in the city of Chicago, Illinois, where he is engaged in some business. He is married to Martha Lantz. They had one daughter, died in infancy, name not received"


      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..., 187.

    2. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 16.

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate Vol 26 Pg 317 (1872), Bear-Lanz.
      Joseph Bear, 19, Farmer, res. & b. Waterloo Twp., son of Joseph and Nancy, married Magdalena Lanz, 21, res. Hespeler, b. Waterloo Twp., daughter of Christian and Sophia, Witnessed by: Elizabeth Newman and Harriet Pogson, both of Freeport, 29 Sept 1872 at Freeport, Waterloo Twp

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

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 oct 1872.
      29 Sep 1872 By Rev. Baumann, Freeport, Joseph Baer was married to Magdalena Lanz, both of Waterloo Township.

    6. [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..., 185.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 Oct 1872.
      29 Sep 1872 By Rev. Baumann, Freeport, Joseph Baer was married to Magdalena Lanz, both of Waterloo Township.