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

Simon Bowman

Male 1854 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Simon Bowman 
    Born 8 Feb 1854  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1884  Gaines, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Residence 1920  , Snohomish Co., Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number 00002-289 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I7614  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 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 Mary Geib,   b. 1851, , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Ward Simon Bowman,   b. 1881, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edna Bowman,   b. 1883, Gaines, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F2297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Simon Bowman, "the eighth and youngest son of Elias Bowman, was born in Waterloo County, near Breslau, Ontario, February 8th, 1854. He is a farmer and resides in Kent County, Michigan. He is married to Mary Geib. Their family consists of two 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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 117.

    2. [S1743] Census - Washington - 1920, Film Number: 1821938 Digital Folder Number: 4392094 Image Number: 01192 Sheet Number: 3.
      Film Number: 1821938 Digital Folder Number: 4392094 Image Number: 01192 Sheet Number: 3

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

    4. [S1745] Vit - Michigan Births, 1867-1902, Film Number: 2320700 Digital Folder Number: 4206331 Image Number: 509 Frame Number: Reference Number: item 1 p 243 rn 220.
      Edna Bowman Birth Date: 09 May 1884 Birthplace: Gaines, Kent, Michigan Gender: Female Race: Father's Name: Simon Bowman Father's Birthplace: Canada Father's Age: Mother's Name: Mary Bowman Mother's Birthplace: Michigan

    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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Feb 1854 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1884 - Gaines, Kent, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - , Snohomish Co., Washington Link to Google Earth
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