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

Deacon Henry Baer[1, 2, 3]

Male 1842 - 1927  (84 years)


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  • Name Henry Baer 
    Prefix Deacon 
    Born 21 Oct 1842  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Male 
    Name Henry Bear 
    Residence 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Occupation 1869  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    carpenter 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farm Laborer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1877  Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00003-616 
    Died 22 Jan 1927  [8, 11
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I22410  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father David Bear,   b. 24 Nov 1810, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1881, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother 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  [1, 17
    Family ID F3939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leah Bowman,   b. 16 May 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1937  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 14, 18
    Children 
     1. Avon Baer,   b. Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Aloma Bear,   b. Mar 1871, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Angeline Baer,   b. 7 Jul 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1942, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Elvina Baer,   b. 12 Mar 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1952, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Moses Baer,   b. 25 Jul 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1956  (Age 84 years)
     6. Ephraim Baer, I,   b. 27 Feb 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1874  (Age 0 years)
     7. Fidia Bear,   b. 4 May 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1880  (Age 5 years)
     8. Ephraim Baer, II,   b. 24 Jan 1877, Zurich, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1953  (Age 76 years)
     9. Simon Baer,   b. 22 Dec 1878, Near Zurich, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1969, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     10. Louisa Baer,   b. 18 Feb 1881, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1962, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     11. Josiah Baer,   b. 9 Oct 1882, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1964, Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     12. Noah Bear,   b. 26 Oct 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1893, Near Manheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     13. Eva Baer,   b. 16 May 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1984, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     14. Edon Bear,   b. 22 Sep 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1887  (Age 0 years)
     15. Norman Baer,   b. 21 Sep 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1970  (Age 81 years)
     16. Ezra Baer,   b. 20 Nov 1890, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1936, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F2074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Henry Bear, "was born October 21st, 1842. He was married February 28th, 1868, to Leah Bowman. They reside near Manheim, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming. Some years ago he was ordained as a deacon of the Mennonite church. Their family consisted of fourteen 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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      Baer.--Henry Baer was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., Oct. 21, 1842; died Jan. 22, 1927; aged 84 y. 3 m. 1 d. In 1867 he was united in marriage to Leah Bowman. To this union were born 14 children of whom 4 preceded him in death. He leaves his sorrowing widow, 6 sons, 4 daughters, 50 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. Soon after their marriage they moved to Hay Township, Huron Co., where they resided for 10 years. From there they moved to Waterloo Co., where they resided till his death. In 1872 he was ordained Deacon in the Latschar Mennonite Church near Manheim, Ont., which office he filled faithfully for 55 years, when the Lord called him to his eternal reward. On Jan. 25 short funeral services were held at his late residence by Bro. J. W. Witmer. Further services were held at the Latschar Church by Bishop Mannasseh Hallman. Texts, Gen. 5: 24; Heb. 11: 5. His remains were laid in the adjoining cemetery.


      Gospel Herald - Vol. XIX, No. 48 - February 24, 1927, pages 1022, 1023

  • 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..., 657.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Angeline Baer - Eby.

    3. [S2897] aaaVit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018742-04.
      Ephraim Baer, 27, Occ. Farmer, b. Huron Co., Res. Wilmot Twp, son of Henry Baer and Leah Bowman married Lovina Nahrgang, 21, b. Wilmot Twp, Res. Wilmot Twp, daughter of John Nahrgang and Mary Shantz, Witn: Joshua Nahrgang of Wilmot and Susie Shantz of Waterloo Twp, 16 March 1904 in Waterloo Twp.

    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..., 188.

    5. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 12.

    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..., 78.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Bear, aged 25, res. Waterloo, born Waterloo, son of David and Barb. (Wismer) married 27 Feb 1868 to Leah Baumann, aged 21, res Wilmot, born Wilmot, daughter of Moses ana Anna (Cressman)

    8. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Henry Baer/ died Jan. 22, 1927/ aged 84 yrs 3 mos 1 dy/ Leah Bowman/ his wife/ died/ Nov. 26, 1937/ in her 91st year/ at rest/ Baer

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

    10. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 12 Page 4.

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Henry Baer - February 24, 1927, pages 1022, 1023.

    12. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 20.

    13. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 11.

    14. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Mar 1868.
      21 Feb 1868 By Rev. Wurster, Henry Baer of Waterloo Township was married to Leo Baumann of Wilmot.

    15. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Angeline Bear
      Event Type: Birth
      Event Date: 07 Jul 1869
      Event Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      Gender: Female
      Father's Name: Henry Bear carpenter of Waterloo Tp.
      Mother's Name: Leah Bowman
      Certificate Number: 5331

    16. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 11031 (1877), Ephraim Bear.
      Ephraim Bear Date of Birth: 24 Jan 1877 Gender: Male Birth County: Huron Father's name: Henry Bear, farmer Hay Township, Mother's name: Leah Bowman

    17. [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.

    18. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Bear, aged 25, res. Waterloo, born Waterloo, son of David and Barb. (Wismer) married 27 Feb 1868 to Leah Baumann, aged 21, res Wilmot, born Wilmot, daughter of Moses and Anna (Cressman)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Oct 1842 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Feb 1868 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1869 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1877 - Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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