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

David Bear

Male 1810 - 1881  (70 years)


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  • Name David Bear 
    Born 24 Nov 1810  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00003-614 
    Died 6 Jul 1881  Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Cause: chronic liver inflammation (6 months) 
    Person ID I20767  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Rev. Martin Bear,   b. 1774, , York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catharine Gingrich,   b. CA 1782, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1849, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Family ID F1776  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [2, 6
    Children 
     1. Amos W. Bear,   b. 27 Nov 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1917, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Deacon Henry Baer,   b. 21 Oct 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1927  (Age 84 years)
     3. Mary Bear,   b. 21 Dec 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Abraham Bear,   b. 30 Jul 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1868  (Age 21 years)
     5. Daniel Bear,   b. 5 Jul 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1852  (Age 4 years)
     6. Elizabeth Bear,   b. 24 Jul 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Esther W. Bear,   b. 25 May 1852, Bright, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. John Bear,   b. 18 Dec 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1929, Barton Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     9. Martin Bear,   b. 17 Oct 1855,   d. 13 Oct 1861  (Age 5 years)
     10. Sallie Bear,   b. 17 Sep 1859,   d. 27 Jul 1878  (Age 18 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F3939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David Bear, "was born November 24th, 1810. He was married to Barbara Wismer who was born near German Mills, Waterloo County, Ontario, October 25th, 1816, and died in Clinton County, Michigan, August 28th, 1889. They resided near Bright, Oxford County, Ontario, where he was engaged in farming. He died July 6th, 1881. Their family consisted of ten 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..., 188.

    2. [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.

    3. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 3 Pg 8.
      David BEAR Farmer Ontario Mennonite 42
      Barbara BEAR Ontario Mennonite 36
      Amos BEAR Ontario Mennonite 14
      Henry BEAR Ontario Mennonite 10
      M. BEAR Ontario Mennonite 8
      ? BEAR Ontario Mennonite 5
      Lisbeth? BEAR Ontario Mennonite 2

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 14462-1881 David Bear.

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

    6. [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 - 24 Nov 1810 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jan 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1851 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: chronic liver inflammation (6 months) - 6 Jul 1881 - Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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