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

Susannah Witmer[1, 2]

Female 1833 - 1880  (47 years)


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  • Name Susannah Witmer 
    Born 28 Jan 1833  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Susannah Baer 
    Residence 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1861  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00135-8297 
    Died 20 May 1880  Colborne Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Cause: consumption 1 year 
    Person ID I3569  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Abraham Witmer,   b. CALC 27 Feb 1808, Of, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Catharine Groh,   b. 25 Nov 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David P. Baer,   b. 5 Dec 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1907, Croswell, Sanilac, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 8
    Children 
     1. Edward Baer,   b. 6 Aug 1854, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1940, Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. William H. Baer,   b. 26 Mar 1858, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Goderich, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Rebecca Baer,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Nathaniel M. Baer,   b. 1 Dec 1859, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1938, Colborne Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Franklin Baer,   b. CA 1860,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Walter Wesley "Wesley" Baer,   b. 22 Jul 1865, Goderich, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1939, Victoria, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Susannah Witmer, "was married to David Bear, a farmer. They resided in Colborne Township, Huron County, Ontario, where she died."


      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..., 732.

    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..., 185.

    3. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate.
      Susana Bear, d. 14 May 1880 Colborne, farmer's wife, b. Waterloo, consumption 1 year

    4. [S2433] Census - Canada - 1861, Puslinch Twp, Wellington Co. Roll: C-1084.

    5. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      David Bear, blacksmith of Waterloo T., married 7 Nov 1852 Greenbush by license to Susanna Witmer of Waterloo T. witnesses: F. W. Hering of Waterloo & William Dekay of Waterloo

    6. [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, 11 Nov 1852 pg 46.
      BEAR, David married 7 Nov 1852 To Susanna WITNER. Both from Waterloo. minister F. W. Bindemann

    7. [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..., 677.

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jan 1833 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Nov 1852 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: consumption 1 year - 20 May 1880 - Colborne Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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