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

Henry William Bowman[1]

Male 1815 - 1883  (67 years)


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  • Name Henry William Bowman 
    Born 25 Feb 1815  Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Business constructed 1835  4 King St. N., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hotel - Farmer's Inn & Bowman House 
    • 2 1/2 storey stucco over brick, burned in 1850, replaced by a similar structure and sold to W. Young in 1876.
    Name Heinrich Bauman 
    Name Henry W Bauman 
    Name Henry W. Bauman 
    Residence 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    inn keeper 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Inn Keeper 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00002-64 
    Died 7 Feb 1883  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6
    Person ID I6807  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Christian Bauman,   b. 20 Jun 1766, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1824  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Weber,   b. 21 Mar 1774, Of, Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1834  (Age 59 years) 
    Family ID F2035  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amanda Melvina Lewis,   b. 22 Aug 1821, , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1878, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8, 9
    Children 
     1. Nancy Lewis Bowman,   b. 1 Jan 1839, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1921  (Age 82 years)
     2. Louisa Bowman,   b. 17 May 1840, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1911  (Age 71 years)
     3. William L. Bowman,   b. 11 May 1842, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Daniel Lewis Bowman,   b. 6 Jul 1844, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1896, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     5. Amasa Lewis Bowman,   b. 26 Nov 1847, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1918, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Melvina Bowman,   b. 5 Feb 1849, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ezra Lewis Bowman,   b. 26 Apr 1851, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Rebecca Bowman,   b. 1 Jun 1854, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1875  (Age 20 years)
     9. Oliver L. Bowman,   b. 10 May 1857, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1857, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Martha L. Bowman,   b. 31 Aug 1859, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Edgar Lewis Bowman,   b. 15 Jul 1862, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Hannah Elizabeth Bowman,   b. 19 May 1866, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Feb 1815 - Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Hotel - Farmer's Inn & Bowman House - constructed 1835 - 4 King St. N., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jun 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - inn keeper - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Inn Keeper - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Feb 1883 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Henry W. Baumann, "was born February 25th, 1815, and died February 7th, 1883. Resided in the town of Waterloo. He was married to Amanda Lewis."

      Henry W. Bowman, "son of Christian and Magdalena (Weber) Baumann, was born in Waterloo, February 25th, 1815. On June 12th, 1838, he was married to Amanda Melvina, daughter of Amasa and Mary (Brundige) Lewis. She was born in New Jersey, U. S., August 22nd, 1821. Came to Waterloo to Mr. Daniel Schneider's when she was four years of age. She died happy in the Lord, November 12th, 1878. Soon after their marriage they commenced to keep hotel in Waterloo. They were proprietors of the Bowman House for over thirty years. Their family consisted of twelve children"


      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. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 21 Nov 1878.
      Died 12 Nov 1878 Amanda Baumann, wife of Henry W. Baumann, died in Waterloo at age of 57 years, 2 months and 21 days

    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..., 72.

    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..., 146.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 19.
      Henry W. BOWMAN Inn Keeper Canada LU 36 M
      Amanda BOWMAN wife Canada ev. 30 F
      Nancy BOWMAN daughter Canada F. ev. 14 F
      Louisa BOWMAN daughter Canada F. ev. 12 F
      William BOWMAN son Canada F. ev. 10 M
      Daniel BOWMAN son Canada F. ev. 8 M
      Amasa BOWMAN son Canada F. ev. 6 M
      Melvina BOWMAN daughter Canada F. ev. 3 F
      Ezra BOWMAN son Canada F. ev. 1 M
      Henry KRAMER Labourer Germany MN 53 M
      Elisabeth TAY Servant Germany ME 28 F
      Cathrine WEDNER Servant Germany LU 17 F
      David GINGERICH Carpenter Canada LU 26 M
      Henry FERDINAND Tanner Germany LU 34 M

    5. [S302] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1881, Waterloo Village 1881 Div. 1 Page 18.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 15 Feb 1883.
      07 Feb 1883 Henry W. Baumann died in Waterloo at age of 67 years, 11 months & 13 days

    7. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 3 Page 22.

    8. [S2658] aaaaWaterloo Village 1871, Sect. 2 Page 22.

    9. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 14 Jun 1838:26.
      last Tuesday Rev F.W. Bindemann m. Heinrich Baumann to Miss Amanda Luis, both of Waterloo Tp.

    10. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 19.