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

Catharine Gingrich[1, 2]

Female 1782 - 1849  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Catharine Gingrich 
    Born CA 1782  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Catharine Bear 
    Eby ID Number 00039-3129 
    Died 6 Mar 1849  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I5818  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father Abraham Gingrich,   b. CA 1751, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. CA 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Barbara Hunsicker,   b. Abt 1751, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1741  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Abraham Gingerich,   b. Abt 1760, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Anna Hunsicker,   b. Abt 1760, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Martin Bear,   b. 1774, , York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Bear,   b. 1799, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Rev. John G. Bear,   b. 15 May 1804, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1894, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Elizabeth Bear,   b. 17 Sep 1805, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1838, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     4. Annie Bear,   b. 29 Apr 1807, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1867, West Montrose, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Michael Bear,   b. 1 Jan 1809, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1821  (Age 12 years)
     6. 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)
     7. Abraham Bear,   b. 19 Apr 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1890, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Salome Bear,   b. 12 Jan 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Martin Bear,   b. 4 Oct 1815, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1889, , Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     10. Catharine Bear,   b. 18 May 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. George Bear,   b. 10 Jun 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Leah Bear,   b. 21 Mar 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Susannah Bear,   b. 6 Jul 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1854  (Age 31 years)
     14. Rachel Bear,   b. 10 Mar 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F1776  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Catharine Gingerich, "second daughter, was married to Martin Bear. They resided about one mile east of Preston, on the farm now possessed by Anson Groh, where they had a numerous family."


      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..., 686.

    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..., 183.

    3. [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, 9 Mar 1849 Page 10.
      Catharina Bar Died 6 Mar 1849 Widow of Martin. About 70 years. [Bear]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CA 1782 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Mar 1849 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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