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

Margaret L. Bleam[1]

Female 1847 - 1934  (86 years)


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  • Name Margaret L. Bleam 
    Born 20 Oct 1847  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/120446228 
    Name Margaret L. Boeckenhauer 
    Residence 1861  Stanley Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1866  Stanley Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number 00010-1111 
    Died 29 Apr 1934  Wakefield, Dixon, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Wakefield Cemetery, Wakefield, Dixon, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20554  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Christian Bliehm,   b. 20 Sep 1806, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1877  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Mary Campbell,   b. 9 Dec 1816, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1894  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F5086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jochim Heinrich Joseph "Joseph" Boeckenhauer,   b. 31 Jul 1842, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1931, Wakefield, Dixon, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1866  , Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F5098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Margaret Bleam, "fourth daughter, is married to Joseph Buckenhauer. They reside in Oregon State, U.S., and have a family of five 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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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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      Mrs. Margaret Beckenhauer

      Funeral services were conducted at the J. O. Peterson home at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon for Mrs. Peterson's mother, Mrs. Margaret Beckenhauer. Dr. J. W. Turner was in charge of the services.

      The deceased woman was 86 years of age and had been in poor health for some time.

      Margaret L. Bleam was born Oct. 20, 1847 at Hamburg, Canada. Her parents having migrated from Pittsburg, Penn., to Canada. She was married to Joseph Beckenhauer and in 1871 they left Canada, coming to Cumming Co., Nebr. In a short time they came to pioneer in Wayne Co., Nebr.

      Their eldest son, Jacob, preceded them in death. Their living children are: Mrs. Mary H. Gorham, Tulare, Calif.; Lucy Peterson, Wakefield, Nebr.; Emory Beckenhauer of Norfolk; and Mrs. Irene Kinney of Seattle, Wash. Ten grandchildren and twenty-seven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild survive besides one brother Jonothan Bleam of Elkton, Mich. and two sisters, Mrs. Henrietta Kalbifleisch, Filer, Idaho and Mrs. Lucy Honstedt of Hiawatha, Kan.

      Mrs. Beckenhauer was a member of the Christian Science Church of Sioux City, Ia.

      She passed away Sunday, April 29, 1934, at the home of her daugh- ter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Peterson with whom she had made her home for about twenty years.

      Interment was made in the Wakefield cemetery.

  • 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..., 280.

    2. [S2433] Census - Canada - 1861, Ontario, Huron, Stanley Township Div 2 Pg 140.
      Christian Bleam 54, b. Canada, farmer
      Mrs. 44, America
      Nancy 21 America
      David 19 America
      Henrietta16 Caanda
      Margaret 14 Canada
      Jonathan 10 Canada
      William 6 Canada
      Thomasina? 3 Canada

    3. [S25] Vit - ON, Huron - Huron County Marriage Register 1858-1869.
      Name: Jos Borckehaner
      Sex: Male
      Age: 23
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1843
      Birthplace: Germany
      Res: Hay
      Father's Name: Herman Borckenaner
      Mother's Name: Elizth Borckenaner
      Spouse's Name: Margaret Bliem
      Spouse's Sex: Female
      Spouse's Age: 18
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1848
      Spouse's Birthplace: Wilmot C W
      Res: Stephen
      Spouse's Father's Name: Christian Bliem
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Margarett Bliem
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 30 Jan 1866
      Event Place: Huron, Ontario, Canada

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1847 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Stanley Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - Stanley Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jan 1866 - , Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Apr 1934 - Wakefield, Dixon, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wakefield Cemetery, Wakefield, Dixon, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
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