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

Joseph B. Bowman[1, 2, 3]

Male 1821 - 1889  (68 years)


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  • Name Joseph B. Bowman 
    Born 11 May 1821  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    weaver 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00002-114 
    Died 3 Jul 1889  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I6920  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Father Benjamin H. Bauman,   b. 15 Feb 1787, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Susannah Bechtel,   b. 16 Jun 1797, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F2017  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Bowman 
    Family ID F264212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Leah Unger,   b. 12 May 1825, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1864, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 2 May 1848  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Children 
     1. Hannah U. Bowman,   b. 29 Aug 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1895, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. Susannah U. Bowman,   b. 8 Sep 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1920, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Lydia U. Bowman,   b. 14 Apr 1855, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1929, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Rev. Benjamin Unger Bowman,   b. 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Catharina Bowman,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Noah Unger Bowman,   b. 5 May 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1928, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     7. Mary U. Bowman,   b. 26 Aug 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1924, Near Guernsey, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F2086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Amanda Cress,   b. 18 Jul 1828, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1882, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Children 
     1. Joseph C. Bowman,   b. 28 Apr 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 88 years)
     2. Leah Bowman,   b. 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Allan Bowman,   b. 1873, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F2087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Bowman, "the second son of Benjamin and Susannah (Bechtel) Baumann, was born near Berlin, May 11th, 1821. He was first married to Leah, daughter of George and Catharine (Kraft) Unger. They resided near Manheim where she died. After his first wife's decease he was married again to Amanda, daughter of Christopher Cress. They resided in Blenheim where they both died. He died July 3rd, 1889. He had a family of nine children, six of whom are of the first wife"


      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. [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..., 608.

    2. [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..., 552.

    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..., 200.

    4. [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..., 80.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 13.
      Joseph BOWMAN Weaver Canada 32 Mennonite b. May
      Lea BOWMAN Canada F. 27 Mennonite b. May
      Hanah BOWMAN Canada F. 3 Mennonite b. 29-Aug
      John STRIMPEL Germany 13 Lutheran

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 16.

    7. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 8 Page 49.

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 13.

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonit Society #99.

    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, 5 May 1848 Pg 19.
      BAUMANN, Joseph S. married 2 May 1848 To Lea UNGER. minister Benjamin Eby

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 May 1821 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 May 1848 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - weaver - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - 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 MapsDied - 3 Jul 1889 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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