Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Heinrich Baer "Henry" Bauman

Heinrich Baer "Henry" Bauman[1, 2]

Male 1805 - 1874  (68 years)

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  • Name Heinrich Baer "Henry" Bauman 
    Born 10 Oct 1805  Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Name Henry B. Bauman 
    Name Henry Baer Bowman 
    Name Henry Bowman 
    Residence 1831  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 05, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1840  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    merchant 
    Occupation 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    storekeeper 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    merchant 
    Occupation 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Produce Merchant 
    Religion 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00002-562 
    Died 16 Aug 1874  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I6800  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Martin Bauman,   b. 3 Oct 1768, Of, Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1813, Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Baer,   b. CALC 18 Sep 1775, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1851, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Family ID F2069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judith W. Bauman,   b. 31 Mar 1808, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1866, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1828  [3
    Children 
     1. Warden Israel David Bowman,   b. 28 Mar 1830, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1896, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Veronica Bauman,   b. 12 Mar 1832, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1904, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Magdalena "Lena" Bauman,   b. 5 Sep 1834, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Samuel Bauman,   b. 1 Feb 1836, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1840, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     5. Gideon Bauman,   b. 17 Jun 1838, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1840, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     6. Bauman,   b. 17 May 1840, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Johannes "John" Bauman,   b. 4 Oct 1840, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1841, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. William Henry Bowman,   b. 23 Sep 1842, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1896, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     9. Joseph W. Bauman,   b. 29 Oct 1846, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Alexander Bauman,   b. 8 Mar 1849, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1854  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F2047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Oct 1805 - Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1831 - Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 05, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - merchant - 1840 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - storekeeper - 1842 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - merchant - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Produce Merchant - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Aug 1874 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Henry B. Bauman
    Henry B. Bauman
    original at Waterloo Region Museum

  • Notes 
    • Henry B. Baumann, "son of Martin and Magdalena (Baer) Baumann, was born in Berks County, Pennsylvania, October 10th, 1805, and came to Waterloo County with his mother when a young man. She resided at Bloomingdale. On September 3rd, 1828, he was married to Judith, daughter of Christian and Magdalena (Weber) Baumann. She was born in Waterloo County, April 1st, 1808, and died November 1st, 1866. He died August 16th, 1874. They resided in the town of Berlin where they both died. Mr. Bowman in company with John Hoffman, opened the second store in the town of Berlin. This was in 1837. They had a family of eight children, of whom three died young."


      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..., 71.

    2. [S17] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Der Morgenstern (1839-1841), Death Notice of Samuel Bauman - 15 Oct 1840.
      Samuel Bauman, son of Heinrich B. Bauman, merchant of this city, died of scarlet fever on Sunday evening at age of 4 years, 8 month and 12 days old (poem follows) (4 Oct 1840)

    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..., 174.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 4.
      Henry B. BOWMAN Merchant USA 47 Mennonite b. 7-Oct
      Judith BOWMAN Canada 44 Mennonite b. 1-Apr
      Israel BOWMAN Store Keeper Canada 22 Mennonite b. 28-Mar
      Veronica BOWMAN Canada 19 Mennonite b. 12-Mar
      Magdelena BOWMAN Canada 18 Mennonite b. 5-Sep
      William BOWMAN Canada 10 Mennonite b. 23-Sep
      Joseph BOWMAN Canada 6 Mennonite b. 29-Sep
      Alexandor BOWMAN Canada 3 Mennonite b. 8-Mar
      Henry F. SCHMUTTER Doctor Germany 55 Lutheran b. 10-Jul

    5. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 2 Page 11.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 20 Aug 1874.
      Died 16 Aug 1874 In Berlin, Heinrich B. Baumann died at the age of 68 years, 10 months, 9 days.

    7. [S2728] aaaBerlin Census 1871, Sect. 1 Page 5.

    8. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 8.

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The German Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Church At Greenbush, Waterloo Township, Halton County, Wellington District, 31 Aug. 1842 to 31 Aug. 1843 report 25.
      Yost Stengel, Cooper, to Allen Averill both of Waterloo. Wit. John Roth, Saddler and Henry Bowman, Storekeeper, both of Waterloo

    10. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 4.

    11. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.