Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Leander S. Bowman

Leander S. Bowman[1]

Male 1856 - 1937  (81 years)

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  • Name Leander S. Bowman 
    Born 8 Mar 1856  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    New Brethren 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    United Brethren 
    Elected Office 1893  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Councillor - Woolwich 
    Elected Office 1895  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Councillor - Waterloo County 
    Elected Office 1896  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    First Deputy Reeve - Woolwich 
    Elected Office 1901  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Councillor - Waterloo County 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Elected Office 1906  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Waterloo County Council 
    • Image from: 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906
    Waterloo County Council in 1906
    Waterloo County Council in 1906
    Image from: 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906
    Elected Office 1907  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    First Deputy Reeve - Woolwich 
    Occupation 1911  Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    U. Bretheran 
    Occupation 1921  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Income 
    Religion 1921  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00002-229 
    Died 30 Jul 1937  [10
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I7351  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Samuel S. Bowman,   b. 30 Jun 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1902, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Levia Shantz,   b. 21 Sep 1830, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1912, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 11 May 1850  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16
    Family ID F2211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Snyder,   b. 30 Oct 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1929  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 28 May 1884  [1
    Children 
     1. Mabel Bowman,   b. 16 Feb 1885, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1964, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Maude Bowman,   b. 16 Feb 1885, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968  (Age 82 years)
     3. Edna Bowman,   b. 24 Apr 1887, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Edgar Bowman,   b. 19 Apr 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1856 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - New Brethren - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Woolwich - 1893 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo County - 1895 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - First Deputy Reeve - Woolwich - 1896 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo County - 1901 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Waterloo County Council - 1906 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - First Deputy Reeve - Woolwich - 1907 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1921 - Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Leander Bowman
    Leander Bowman
    Image from: 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906
    Leander Bowman
    Leander Bowman
    From Enterprising Elmira, An historical, descriptive, and illustrated book of the Village of Elmira, Waterloo County, published by George Klinck 1903

  • Notes 
    • Leander Bowman, "was born March 8th, 1856. He resides on his father's old homestead where he is engaged in farming. He is married to Rebecca Snyder. Their family consists of four 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..., 312.

    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..., 103.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-1 Page 5.

    4. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 4 Page 3.

    5. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 13 page 2.

    6. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 42.

    7. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 7 Page 63.

    8. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Div. 2 Page 3.

    9. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist.. 13 Page 15.

    10. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      Bowman/ Leander Bowman/ Born Mar. 8, 1856,/ Died July 30, 1937,/ Aged 81 Yrs. 4 Mos. 22 Ds./ His Beloved Wife/ Rebecca Snyder/ Born Oct. 30, 1855/ Died Nov. 4, 1929,/ Aged 74 Yrs. & 5 Ds./ "Thy Will Be Done"

    11. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 4 Page 4.

    12. [S1450] Waterloo County Councillors A Collective Biography.

    13. [S1629] Book - 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906, 12.

    14. [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..., 102.

    15. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Rev. Samuel S. Bowman - December 11, 1924.

    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, 16 May 1851 Pg 20.
      BAUMANN, Samuel S. married 11 May 1851 To Livia SCHANTZ. Both of Waterloo. minister F. W. Bindemann