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

Michael Bear

Male 1749 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Michael Bear 
    Born 1749  , York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00003-595 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I6974  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father Bear,   b. Abt 1720, Of, York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Rev. Martin Bear,   b. 1774, , York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F2099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Michael Bear, "was a native of York County, Pennsylvania, where he was born in 1749. (From old John Bear) His forefathers were natives of Switzerland, and emigrated to America in 1715. Soon after their landing they moved westward and settled in Lancaster County. A son of the old progenitor settled in the county of York, where he had a family of several sons, one of whom was named Gabriel and one Michael. Of Gabriel no information could be obtained. Michael had a family of several children one son of whom was named Martin."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 183.

  • Event Map
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