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

Maria B. Bowman

Female 1849 - 1878  (29 years)


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  • Name Maria B. Bowman 
    Born 3 Jul 1849  Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Maria B. Gerrie 
    Name Mary B. Bowman 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Free Thinker 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00002-255 
    Died 20 Nov 1878  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Cause: Consumption 1.5 years 
    Buried Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I7439  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    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 John Wesley Gerrie,   b. 1847, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 29 Dec 1875  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jul 1849 - Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Thinker - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Dec 1875 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Consumption 1.5 years - 20 Nov 1878 - Hamilton, Wentworth Co., 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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  • Notes 
    • Maria Bowman, "the third daughter of Samuel B. Bowman, was born at Blair, July 3rd, 1849, and died at Hamilton, Ontario, in 1878. She was married to Mr. John Gerrie, teacher. She left no family."


      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..., 109.

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 11.

    3. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 11.

    4. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 1 Page 7.

    5. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.
      (stone broken} Dear/ wife/ farewell/ till we meet in Heaven/ Maria Bowman/ wife of/ John W. Gerrie/ born/ 3rd July 1849/ died 20th Nov. 20, 1878/ she lived to die/ that dying she might live

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 28 Nov 1878.
      Died 20 Nov 1878 Maria Gerrie, nee Baumann, wife of John W. Gerrie, died in Hamilton of consumption at age of 29 years, 4 months and 17 days

    7. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 9309 (1875), John Wesley Gerrie-Maria Bowman.
      John Wesley Gerrie (teacher of Stratford) Birth Place: On Age: 27 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848 Father Name: William Gerrie Mother Name: Jane Gerrie Spouse Name: Maria Bowman (resident of Waterloo Township) Spouse's Age: 26 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849 Spouse Birth Place: On Spouse Father Name: Samuel Bowman Spouse Mother Name: Elizabeth Bowman Marriage Date: 29 Dec 1875 Marriage Place: Waterloo Township