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

Leah Bowman[1, 2]

Female 1847 - 1937  (90 years)


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  • Name Leah Bowman 
    Born 16 May 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Baer 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1868  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00002-103 
    Died 26 Nov 1937  [6
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I6862  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Rev. Moses B. Bowman,   b. 9 Nov 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Anna Cressman,   b. 7 Aug 1828, Near Freeport, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1902, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Family ID F2072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deacon Henry Baer,   b. 21 Oct 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1927  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11, 17
    Children 
     1. Avon Baer,   b. Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Angeline Baer,   b. 7 Jul 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1942, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Elvina Baer,   b. 12 Mar 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1952, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Moses Baer,   b. 25 Jul 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1956  (Age 84 years)
     5. Ephraim Baer, I,   b. 27 Feb 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1874  (Age 0 years)
     6. Fidia Bear,   b. 4 May 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1880  (Age 5 years)
     7. Ephraim Baer, II,   b. 24 Jan 1877, Zurich, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1953  (Age 76 years)
     8. Simon Baer,   b. 22 Dec 1878, Near Zurich, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1969, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     9. Louisa Baer,   b. 18 Feb 1881, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1962, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     10. Josiah Baer,   b. 9 Oct 1882, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1964, Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     11. Noah Bear,   b. 26 Oct 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1893, Near Manheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     12. Eva Baer,   b. 16 May 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1984, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     13. Edon Bear,   b. 22 Sep 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1887  (Age 0 years)
     14. Norman Baer,   b. 21 Sep 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1970  (Age 81 years)
     15. Ezra Baer,   b. 20 Nov 1890, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1936, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 May 1847 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Feb 1868 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Leah Bowman, "the second daughter, was born May 16th, 1847. She is married to Henry Baer who was born October 21st, 1842. They reside at Manheim where he is engaged in farming."


      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..., 188.

    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..., 482.

    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..., 78.

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 12.

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Bear, aged 25, res. Waterloo, born Waterloo, son of David and Barb. (Wismer) married 27 Feb 1868 to Leah Baumann, aged 21, res Wilmot, born Wilmot, daughter of Moses ana Anna (Cressman)

    6. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Henry Baer/ died Jan. 22, 1927/ aged 84 yrs 3 mos 1 dy/ Leah Bowman/ his wife/ died/ Nov. 26, 1937/ in her 91st year/ at rest/ Baer

    7. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 2.

    8. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 12 Page 4.

    9. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 11.

    10. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 8 Page 45.

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Mar 1868.
      21 Feb 1868 By Rev. Wurster, Henry Baer of Waterloo Township was married to Leo Baumann of Wilmot.

    12. [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..., 77.

    13. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Moses S. Bowman/ born/ Nov. 9, 1819/ died/ Jan. 4, 1898/ aged 78 years/ 1 mo & 26 dys/ married Oct. 8, 1844/ to Anna Cressman/ lived in matrimony 53 years/ served as a Deacon in the/ Mennonite Church 6 years/ and Minister of the Gospel/ for 39 years/ yet again we hope to meet thee/ when the day of life is fled/ then in Heaven with joy to greet thee/ where no farewell tear is shed

    14. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, February 1, 1898 - Obituary of Moses S. Bowman.

    15. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society Report 36.
      Moses S. Bauman, to Anna Kressman, both of Waterloo. 8 Oct. 1844. Wit. Benjamin Bauman and John B. Kressman.

    16. [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, 10 Oct 1844 Pg 41.
      BAUMAN, Moses S. married 8 Oct 1844 To Anna KRESSMAN. minister Benjamin Eby

    17. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Bear, aged 25, res. Waterloo, born Waterloo, son of David and Barb. (Wismer) married 27 Feb 1868 to Leah Baumann, aged 21, res Wilmot, born Wilmot, daughter of Moses and Anna (Cressman)