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

Leah Bauman[1]

Female 1841 - 1910  (68 years)

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  • Name Leah Bauman 
    Born 15 Oct 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Betzner 
    Name Leah Bowman 
    Name Leah Clemens 
    Residence 1858  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Eby ID Number 00002-282 
    Died 1910  [5
    Buried Gaines Cemetery, Gaines Township, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I7566  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 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  [10, 11
    Family ID F2033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Samuel S. Betzner,   b. 8 Oct 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 23 May 1858  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 12, 13
    Children 
     1. Allen Benjamin Betzner,   b. 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lizzie Betzner
     3. Edmund Seymour Betzner,   b. 29 Jun 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Mary Betzner,   b. 9 Oct 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F2283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Christian Clemens,   b. 18 Oct 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1902  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1867  Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 14
    Children 
     1. Lucinda Clemens,   d. Bef 1893
     2. Lizzie Clemens,   b. 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Oscar Clemens,   b. 1870, , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935  (Age 65 years)
     4. Simon Clemens,   b. 1875, , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 69 years)
     5. Alvin Clemens,   b. 1877, Gaines, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ella May Clemens,   b. 1879, Gaines, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ada M. Clemens,   b. 15 Sep 1881, Gaines, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1885  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F2284  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Leah Bowman
    Leah Bowman

  • Notes 
    • Leah Bowman, "the third daughter of Elias Bowman, was born October 15th, 1841. She was first married to Samuel S., son of Samuel Betzner. They resided about two miles east of Breslau where he died May 10, 1866. They had four children, namely: Edmund (dead), Allan, Mary (dead), and Lizzie. After his death she married Christian Clemens. They reside near Caledonia, Michigan, where he is engaged in farming. With her second husband she had six 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..., 437.

    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..., 115.

    3. [S142] Census - Michigan - 1880, Gaines, Kent, Michigan Family History Library Film 1254588 Page Number 172C.

    4. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    5. [S179] Cemetery - Michigan, Kent, Gaines Township - Gaines Cemetery Internet Link.
      Leah / Clemens / 1841 - 1910

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

    7. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 6 Page 42.

    8. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 01 Jun 1858.
      By the Rev. Mr. Bindemann on the 23d of May, Samuel Betzner, to Leah Bowman, of Waterloo Township.

    9. [S51] Vit - ON, Wentworth - Wentworth County Marriage Register 1858-1869.
      Leah Betzner Born: Ontario Res: Waterloo Age: 25 Father: Elias Mother: Maria Born: 1842 Spouse: Charles Clemming Age: 38 born: Ontario Res: Waterdown Born: 1829 Father: Abraham Mother: Magdalena married 12 Feb 1867 county: Wentworth

    10. [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.

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

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register, return 11 - by F.W. Burdeman (Bindeman), United Lutheran, Berlin.
      Samuel BETZNER, 22, Waterloo, same, s/o Samuel BETZNER & Eliza STAUFER, married Lea BAUMAN, 16, Waterloo, same, d/o Elias BAUMAN & Marion CLEMENS, witn: Jacob BETZNER of Waterloo, 23 May 1858

    13. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Samuel Betzner 22 of Waterloo Twp s/o Samuel Betzner & Elisa Stauffer married 23 May 1858 to Lea Baumann 16 of Waterloo Twp. d/o Elias Baumann & Maria Clemmens, witnesses: Jacob Betzer of Waterloo Twp.

    14. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 20 Feb 1867.
      Betzner, Leah married 13 Feb 1867 to Christian Clemens At house of Mr. Nelson Sipes, of Beverly, by Rev. S.L. Downey, of Sheffield. Both bride and groom of Waterloo.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Oct 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1858 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 May 1858 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1867 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Feb 1867 - Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Gaines Cemetery, Gaines Township, Kent Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
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