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

Cornelius Baer[1]

Male 1843 - 1882  (38 years)


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  • Name Cornelius Baer 
    Born 11 Nov 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Name Cornelius Bear 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1867  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    NC Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00003-607 
    Died 2 Feb 1882  Hullet Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 8
    Cause: bowel stoppage (4 days) peritonitis 
    Person ID I21985  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    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  [7, 9
    Family ID F261996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Wiffler,   b. 1842, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1 Dec 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Menno Bear,   b. 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ellen "Elly" Baer,   b. 15 May 1870, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Angeline Bear,   b. 30 Dec 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Gilbert Bear,   b. 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah Bear,   b. 12 Aug 1874, Hullet Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Oliver Bear,   b. 15 Apr 1881, Hullet Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Simon Bear,   b. 5 Dec 1896, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Cornelius Bear, "was born November 11th, 1843, and died February 2nd, 1882. He was married to Mary Wiffler and had 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.].

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      According to Cornelius Bear's death record he died in 1881, but in 1896 there is a birth registration for a Simon Bear son of Cornelius Bear and Mary Ann Wiffler. Which is document is in error or was Simon an illegitimate grand child given the grandparent's names

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Dec 1867.
      Married 1 Dec 1867 By Rev. Kaessmann, Cornelius Bear was married to Maria Wessler, both of Waterloo Township.

    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..., 187.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Cornelius Baer, born Waterloo, res. Waterloo, son of John and Nancy (Pannebecker) married 1 Dec 1867 to Mary Weffler, born Waterloo, res. Waterloo dauther of Carl and Margaretha (Allemang).

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.

    5. [S334] Census - ON, Huron, Hullet - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 41 Household Number 163.

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Siv. 2, Pg. 15.

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

    8. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 3 Page 24.

    9. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1843 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1861 - 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 MapsResidence - 1867 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Dec 1867 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - NC Methodist - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: bowel stoppage (4 days) peritonitis - 2 Feb 1882 - Hullet Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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