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

Dilman S. Bowman

Male 1862 - 1942  (79 years)


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  • Name Dilman S. Bowman 
    Born 23 Oct 1862  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1886  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Carpenter, Buildings 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00002-132 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Dilman S. Bowman 
    Died 5 Jan 1942  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I6994  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Rev. Tobias Bowman,   b. 26 Jun 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1909  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Anna Schneider,   b. 19 Feb 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1918  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1853  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Family ID F2105  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Baer,   b. 18 Dec 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1950, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 27 May 1883  Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Rev. Beniah B. Bowman, MPP,   b. 14 Mar 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1941, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Keziah Maude Bowman,   b. Dec 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Edith May Bowman,   b. 28 Oct 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Myron B. Bowman,   b. 16 Feb 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1967  (Age 74 years)
     5. Parmenas Bowman,   b. 16 Sep 1895, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Vernon Franklin Bowman,   b. 11 Aug 1900, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1989  (Age 88 years)
     7. Harvey Earl Bowman,   b. 14 Dec 1901, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979  (Age 77 years)
     8. Leslie Frederick "Bud" Bowman,   b. 3 Apr 1908, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1974, Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Dilman S. Bowman, "was born October 23rd, 1862. He was married to Catharine Baer. They reside near Haysville, Wilmot Township."


      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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      Dilman S. Bowman passed away at the home of his son, Leslie Bowman, 81 Krug Street, early today after a short illness. Mr Bowman was 79 years of age. A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tobias Bowman he was born in Wilmot Township, Oct. 23, 1862. He was a member of Bethany Mennonite Church. Mr. Bowman was married May 27, 1883, at Doon to Catherine Baer who survives him with four sons, Leslie, Harvey, and Myron of Kitchener and Vernon of Toronto, one daughter, Mrs. T. H. Cochrane, Sunnyside, and three brothers, Levi Bowman of Kossuth, Tobias of Nut Mountain, Sask., and Enos, also in Saskatchewan. Seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at Bethany Mennonite Church at 2: 14. Interment will take place in Hagey Cemetery, Preston. Rev. C. N. Good, pastor, will officiate. The remains will be at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home until 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon.


      The Kitchener Daily News 5 Jan 1942


  • 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..., 83.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-3 Page 6.

    3. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Bowman / Dilman S. Bowman / 1862-1942 / his beloved wife / Catherine Baer / 1863-1950 / at rest

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 17.

    5. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 36 Page 10.

    6. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Dilman S. Bowman - 5 Jan 1942.

    7. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 4 Page 44.

    8. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 36997 (1886), Beniah B. Brown.
      Beniah B Bowman Date of Birth: 14 Mar 1886 Wilmot Township, Gender: Male Birth County: Waterloo Father's name: Dilman S Bowman, farmer of Wilmot, Mother's name: Katharine Baer

    9. [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..., 303.

    10. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Tobias Baumann, farmer of Waterloo T. married 24 Apr 1853 Greenbush by banns to Anna Schneider of Waterloo T. witnesses: Isaac Baumann of Waterloo & Isaac Kressman of Waterloo

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Sept. 30, 1909 - Obituary of Tobias Bowman.

    12. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 1.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Oct 1862 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 May 1883 - Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1886 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter, Buildings - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jan 1942 - Kitchener, 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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