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

Henry B. K. Bauman[1, 2]

Male 1790 - 1858  (67 years)


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  • Name Henry B. K. Bauman 
    Born 27 Nov 1790  , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation Bef 1857  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    tanner and currier 
    Eby ID Number 00002-74 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Heinrich B. K. Bauman 
    Died 12 Feb 1858  [3, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I6827  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Peter Bauman,   b. Sep 1726, Of, Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth (Die Alt Betty) Sprigel?,   b. Abt 1745,   d. , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1995  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Wismer,   b. 11 Apr 1794, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1881, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 4 May 1813  [5, 9
    Children 
     1. Joseph K. Bauman,   b. 10 Apr 1814, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1890  (Age 75 years)
     2. Henry Bauman,   b. 10 Oct 1816, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     3. Hannah Bauman,   b. 28 Feb 1819, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Solomon Bauman,   b. 17 Jul 1821, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1869  (Age 47 years)
     5. Peter G. Bauman,   b. 26 Aug 1825, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1884, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     6. Elizabeth Bauman,   b. 7 Jul 1828, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1890, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     7. Mary W. Bauman,   b. 22 Sep 1830, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1901, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. Nancy Bauman,   b. 20 Dec 1832, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923  (Age 90 years)
     9. Abraham Bauman,   b. 30 Nov 1834, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1906  (Age 71 years)
     10. Aaron Bauman,   b. 20 Mar 1837, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2062  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Nov 1790 - , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1852 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - tanner and currier - Bef 1857 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Henry B. K. Baumann, "sixth son of Peter Baumann, was born in Berks County, Pennsylvania, November 27th, 1790, died February 12th, 1858. Was married to Catharine Wismer, who was born April 17th, 1794, and died November 22nd, 1881. They resided near Preston, Ontario. Had a family of ten children."

      Henry B. K. Baumann, "son of Peter Baumann (see No. 74), was born in Berks County, Pennsylvania, November 27th, 1790. He came to Canada about 1816, and settled near Preston, on the Blair road, where he was engaged in farming and tanning. His brothers, Christian and David, and his sister Anna who was married to Christian Martin, settled in this county about the same time. Henry was married to Catharine, daughter of Joseph and Hannah (Fried) Wismer, May 4th, 1813. She was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, April 11th, 1794, came to Canada with her parents who settled in Waterloo County, near Blair, in 1800, and died at Preston, November 22nd, 1881. He died February 12th, 1858. They had a family of ten 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.].

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      A-1-163 Henry B. K. Bauman Probate of the Will of Henry B.K. Bauman , late of the Village of Preston, Tanner and Currier, deceased, on the petition of Jacob Hagey of the Township of Waterloo, Yeoman, and Catharine Bauman (widow of said deceased) the Executor and Executrix named in said Will, which is in the words following:

      I, Henry B, K. Bauman, of the Village of Preston…Tanner and Currier, being weak in body…First, I give and devise to my beloved wife Catharine Bauman, to have and to hold, one acre of vacant land, in the old homestead, wherever she wishes to have it, and my Executors shall build her a frame house thereon, 18 by 27 ft., and one story and a half high, and the outside walls of the lower story, later filled out with stone or brick, and further to have all such furniture as she wishes to keep, and also one cow, and five hundred dollars in money, of the first that will come out of the estate, and further to have one third of all the moveable property, and the interest of one third of the old homestead, to have and to hold the above property as long as she remains my widow, and after her decease it shall be equally divided amongst my heirs, and further I request my wife to continue house keeping until my youngest child is of age, and as long afterwards as she wishes to continue on, and further my wife Catharine Bauman shall have the right to sell the above mentioned house and one acre of land, whenever she wishes to do so, and further, whenever my widow wishes to quit housekeeping, my Executors shall sell the old homestead to the best advantage, either all together or in pieces, or in Village lots, any way they can sell it to the best advantage, and further, I give and devise to my fourth son Abraham Bauman, lot number five in the Twelfth concession of the Township of Hay in the County of Huron, to have and to hold to him, his heirs and assigns forever for the consideration of five hundred dollars. And further I give and devise to my three oldest sons Joseph K. Bauman, Solomon Bauman, and Peter Bauman, each an equal share of my property and likewise my daughters Hannah, Elisabeth, Mary and Nancy, each an equal share with my sons. And my Executors shall examine my books and see how much each of my heirs receive during my lifetime, and them that got least, shall share first until they have equal shares with the others, and then they shall all share alike and if any of them have any more then their shares will amount to when my property is equal divided, they then shall pay back to the Executors or other heirs, whatever they have more than their share will amount to so that they will all share and share alike, both sons and daughters, without reserve. And I hereby authorize my Executors to grant Deeds for my freehold property when sold. I do hereby nominate and appoint Jacob Hagey and Catharine Bauman Executors of this my Last Will and Testament…

      Witnessed by Peter Bauman, Richard Kelsey and Aaron Bauman
      Will dated 23rd July 1857
      Proved 8th March 1858
      Died 12th February 1858
      No Inventory

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber.

  • 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..., 666.

    2. [S1338] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), Obituary of Catherine Wismer - Bauman - 25 Nov 1881, pg 1.

    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..., 74.

    4. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 23.

    5. [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..., 158.

    6. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Hier Ruht / Heinrich B. K. Bauman / Geb. 27 Nov. 1790 / Gest. 12 Feb. 1858 / un Alter von 67 Jahren, 2 Mon. u 16 Ta.

    7. [S2680] Preston 1861, Sect. 3 Page 3.

    8. [S1737] Probate - Wills of Waterloo Register A 1853-1871, Will of Henry B. K. Bauman - 23 Jul 1857.

    9. [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...