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

Lydia Bowman[1]

Female 1866 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Lydia Bowman 
    Born 7 Oct 1866  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Berry 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1890  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00002-112 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I6915  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    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  [1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F2072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Walter Berry,   b. 1868, Mildmay, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 2 Jul 1890  North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Edith Lauretta Berry,   b. 27 Jun 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edward Weldon Berry,   b. 6 Feb 1894, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F2085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lydia Bowman, "the sixth daughter, was born October 7th, 1866. She is married to John Berry, teacher of the Shantz Station public school. They reside in Breslau. Their family consists of two 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. [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.

    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..., 79.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 14.

    4. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 9790 (1890), John W. Berry-Lydia Bowman.
      John W Berry, teacher of Waterloo Twp., Birth Place: Mildmay Age: 21 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1869 Father Name: William Berry Mother Name: Susanna Berry Spouse Name: Lydia Bowman, resident of Waterloo Twp., Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1867 Spouse Birth Place: Wilmot Tp Spouse Father Name: Moses Bowman Spouse Mother Name: Anna Bowman Marriage Date: 2 Jul 1890 Marriage Place: Perth. North Easthope

    5. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 20.

    6. [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.

    7. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 [now Mannheim Mennonite] 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

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

    9. [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.

    10. [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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Oct 1866 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1890 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jul 1890 - North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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