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

Josiah Baer[1, 2]

Male 1882 - 1964  (82 years)


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  • Name Josiah Baer 
    Born 9 Oct 1882  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Student 
    Religion 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1952  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number 00003-616.15 
    Died 29 Dec 1964  Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22500  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father 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) 
    Mother 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  [8, 9, 10
    Family ID F2074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Ann Otterbein,   b. 17 Jul 1879,   d. Jun 1945  (Age 65 years) 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F42024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ruth Smith,   d. 1967 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F54313  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Student - 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 MapsResidence - 1952 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Dec 1964 - Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Josiah Bear, "born October 9th, 1882."

      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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      Josiah Baer, 82, of the Hillside Haven Nursing Home, Elora, died Tues after a lengthy illness. He was born Oct,. 9, 1882 in Mannheim. He had been a farmer in Alberta and British Columbia for about 40 years. He was predeceased by his wife. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. F. E. West of North Bay and Mrs. W. A. Rau of Kitchener; two brothers, Simon and Norman, both of Preston, a sister Mrs. J. Francis of Kitchener, and 5 grandchildren....Woodland Cemetery..

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 39 Dec 1964

  • 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..., 78.

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

    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..., 189.

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

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

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 12.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 11, 1952 - Obituary of Elvina Bachert.

    8. [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.

    9. [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)

    10. [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.