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

Owen Bowman

Male 1845 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Owen Bowman 
    Born 16 Apr 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1868  Gaines, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00002-284 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I7586  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    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  [5, 6
    Family ID F2033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Kelley,   b. 1845, Gaines, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 5 May 1868  Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Ada Bowman,   b. , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1893
     2. May Bowman
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F2287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Owen Bowman, "the sixth son of Elias Bowman was born April 16th, 1845. He is a farmer and resides near Crosby, Kent County, Michigan. His wife was Ellen Kelley, and their family consists of two children, namely: Ada (dead), and May."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 116.

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

    3. [S670] Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, Film number: 2342449 Digital GS number: 4207955 Image number: 413 Reference number: v 1 p 290.
      Groom's name: Owen Bowman, farmer of Gaines, Groom's age: 23 years Groom's birth year: 1845 Groom's birthplace: Waterloo, Ct. Bride's name: Emma Keeley, residence Gaines Bride's age: 22 years Bride's birth year: 1846 Bride's birthplace: Gaines Marriage date: 05 May 1868 Marriage place: Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan

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

    5. [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.

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

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Apr 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1861 - 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 MapsOccupation - farmer - 1868 - Gaines, Kent, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 May 1868 - Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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