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

Aaron C. Bowman[1, 2]

Male 1837 - 1885  (48 years)


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  • Name Aaron C. Bowman 
    Born 11 Aug 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1880  Gaines, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Misfortune 18 Sep 1885 
    instantly killed by a runaway of his horse in Grand Rapids, Michigan 
    Eby ID Number 00002-280 
    Died 18 Sep 1885  Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: accident 
    Buried Gaines Cemetery, Gaines Township, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7555  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father Elias B. Bauman,   b. 4 May 1809, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1875, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Maria "Mary" Clemens,   b. 12 Jul 1811, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1886, Gaines Township, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1829  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F2033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Barbara Bechtel,   b. 25 Feb 1838, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1873, Near Caledonia, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Children 
     1. Collin Bowman
     2. Austin J. Bowman,   b. 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Otto I. Bowman,   b. 1868, , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F2280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah Meyer,   b. 14 Mar 1846, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Byron Bowman,   b. 1876, , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1945, , California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Nettie Barbara Bowman,   b. 1876, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F2281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Aug 1837 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Gaines, Kent, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: accident - 18 Sep 1885 - Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Gaines Cemetery, Gaines Township, Kent Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Aaron Bowman, "the fourth son of Elias Bowman, was born August 11th, 1837. He resided in Kent County, Michigan, where he was engaged in farming. He met with an accident in Grand Rapids which caused instant death. This took place September 18th, 1885. He was married twice, first to Barbara Bechtel, with whom he had three children, namely: Austin, Otto, and Colin. After her death he married Hannah, daughter of John Meyer of St. Jacobs. With her he had a family of two children (twins), namely: Nettie and Byron."


      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..., 216.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 88.

    3. [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..., 115.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 79.

    5. [S1639] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1880 10th Census, Gaines, Kent, Michigan; Roll: 588; Family History Film: 1254588; Page: 174C; Enumeration District: 131; Image: 0049.
      Aaron C. Bowman42 Canada
      Hannah Bowman34
      Austin J. Bowman14 Michigan
      Otto I. Bowman11
      Byron M. Bowman3
      Nettie B. Bowman3
      Mariah Bowman69 Pennsylvania

    6. [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..., 112.

    7. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Obituary of Maria Clemens Vol. XXIII, Number 13, July 1, 1886, page 205.