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

Allan Bowman[1, 2, 3]

Male 1841 - 1928  (87 years)


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  • Name Allan Bowman 
    Born 11 Mar 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Historic Building Sheaves Tower 
    • Sheaves Tower was designed to provide more power to the Blair Carlisle Flour Mill later known as Hilborn Mill. Some have attributed it to Allan Bowman.

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    Occupation 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Teacher 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1869  Montreal, Ile De Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    merchant 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Miller & Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    miller and farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Collector Excise & Customs, Customs House 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00002-376 
    Died 7 Apr 1928  [12
    Buried Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I7426  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father Samuel W. Bauman,   b. 4 Nov 1804, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1866, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Anna Biehn,   b. 6 Nov 1816, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1905  (Age 88 years) 
    Family ID F2044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Samuel B. Bauman,   b. 6 Feb 1802, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1883, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Bauman,   b. 12 Sep 1811, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1865  (Age 53 years) 
    Family ID F2029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy B. Bowman,   b. 25 Jul 1839, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1925, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1869  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Children 
     1. Lida M. Bowman,   b. 3 Oct 1871, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1958  (Age 86 years)
     2. Elizabeth Mary Bowman,   b. Abt 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Harry Bowman,   b. 1874, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Annie Bowman,   b. 3 Feb 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F2248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Allan Bowman, "the third son of Samuel W. Baumann, was born in the town of Waterloo, March 11th, 1841. He resides at Blair, on the old "Joseph Baumann" farm. He leads a retired life. Some years ago the Dominion Government appointed him as Excise Officer at Galt, which position he still holds. He is married to Nancy Bowman. 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.].

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      Allan owned the Blair Carlisle Flour Mill from 1881 to 1884 and is credited by some to have built the Sheaves Tower to provide additional power to the mill. He also served as a Dominion Excise Office in Galt.


      Cambridge Mosiac, Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [snippet from original text in book]

  • 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..., 109.

    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..., 261.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 8 Sep 1870.
      Married 2 Sep 1870 Allan Bowman of Montreal was married to Nancy Bowman of Blair.

    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..., 137.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Nancy Bowman Born: Waterloo Township Age: 34 Father: ??am B Bowman Mother: Elizabeth Bowman Born: abt 1835 Spouse: Allan Bowman Age: 29 born: Waterloo Township Father: Saml W Bowman Mother: Anna Bowman married 2 Sep 1869

    6. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 55 Household Number 256.

    7. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.
      In memory of / Allan Bowman / born Mar. 11, 1841 / died Apr. 7, 1928 / Nancy Bowman / beloved wife of Allan Bowman / born July 25, 1839 / died Apr. 19, 1925 / Lida M. Bowman / born Oct. 3, 1871 / died Sept. 10, 1958 / Bowman [Union Jack]

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 20.

    9. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 3 Page 55.

    10. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 22.

    11. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 3 Page 27.

    12. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Mar 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teacher - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - merchant - 1869 - Montreal, Ile de Montreal, Quebec Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Sep 1869 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Miller & Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - miller and farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Collector Excise & Customs, Customs House - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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