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

Mary Ann Shoemaker

Female 1824 - 1876  (51 years)


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  • Name Mary Ann Shoemaker 
    Born 7 Nov 1824  Skippack Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Ann Bowman 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00112-7043 
    Died 28 Jul 1876  [5
    Person ID I4797  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Jacob D. Shoemaker,   b. 24 Nov 1799, Swamp Creek, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years) 
    Mother Jane Dunbar,   b. 8 Feb 1798, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1823  , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    Family ID F1488  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph C. Bowman,   b. Abt 1824, of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Reuben S. Bowman,   b. 3 Aug 1852, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F1519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Ann Shoemaker, "was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, November 7th, 1824. She came to Canada when in her fifth year. She has left one heir, Reuben Bowman who was born August 3rd, 1852, and is married to Louisa Geiger. They reside in Berlin, Ontario. She died July 28th, 1876."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 456.

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 30.
      Marian SHOEMAKER Birthplace: USA Age 28 Mennonite b. 7-Feb
      birth date differs from Ezra Eby's book

    3. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 21.

    4. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 11 Page 84.

    5. [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..., 457.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Jacob D. Shoemaker - April 1, 1902.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Obituary of Jakob D. Schumacher.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Nov 1824 - Skippack Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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