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

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Oberholtzer

Female 1831 - 1910  (78 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth "Lizzie" Oberholtzer 
    Born 8 Oct 1831  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bowman 
    Residence 1850  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    United Bretheran 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    United Bretheren 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    United Brethren 
    Eby ID Number 00086-5073 
    Died 31 Mar 1910  [5
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I22388  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Abraham Oberholtzer,   b. 17 Jan 1802, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1855  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Rachel Bauman,   b. 21 Apr 1801, Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1851  (Age 50 years) 
    Family ID F2238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Jacob Bechtel Bowman,   b. 26 Dec 1827, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1910, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1850  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Children 
     1. Lucinda O. Bowman,   b. 11 Mar 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Rachel O. Bowman,   b. 24 Mar 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Abraham O. Bowman,   b. 18 Oct 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1929  (Age 73 years)
     4. Nelson O. Bowman,   b. 18 Mar 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1883  (Age 23 years)
     5. Nancy O. Bowman,   b. 23 Sep 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2235  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Oct 1831 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Feb 1850 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheran - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheren - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Oberholtzer, "was born October 8th, 1831. She is married to Rev. Jacob Bowman. They reside in Berlin and have a family of five children... Elizabeth Oberholtzer, "was born October 8th, 1831. She is married to Rev. Jacob Bowman."


      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..., 147.

    2. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-8 Page 6.

    3. [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..., 105.

    4. [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..., 172.

    5. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link , Section H.
      In memory of / Rev. J.B. Bowman / died Jan. 19, 1910 / aged 82 yrs. 24 dys. / Elizabeth Oberholtzer / his beloved wife / died March 31, 1910 / aged 78 yrs. 5 mos. / 23 days / they rest from their labours / and their works do follow them

    6. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 47.

    7. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 2.

    8. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 3 Page 14.

    9. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 22 Feb 1850 Pg 8.
      BAUMANN, Jacob married 17 Feb 1850 To Elisabeth OBERHOLTZER, of Waterloo. minister F. W. Bindemann

    10. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.