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

Jonas L. Bowman[1]

Male 1863 - 1930  (66 years)


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  • Name Jonas L. Bowman 
    Born 17 Dec 1863  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Milk Peddler 
    Occupation 1910  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Drayman, on Road 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00002-325 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Jonas L. Bowman 
    Died 16 Oct 1930  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Cause: acute bronchitis, paralysis (5 days) 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I7760  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Jonas Bauman,   b. 19 Feb 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1886, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Lichty,   b. 1819, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1 Apr 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F2321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Barbara Koch,   b. 11 Feb 1863, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1902, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1885  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Soleda Bauman,   b. 23 Apr 1887, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ion Bauman,   b. CALC 25 Nov 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1891  (Age ~ 1 years)
     3. Alice Bauman,   b. 18 Feb 1892, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Nelson Bauman,   b. 20 Mar 1894,   d. 2 Jun 1895  (Age 1 years)
     5. Edna Bowman,   b. 21 May 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elona Bowman,   b. 18 Jan 1899, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elvina Bowman,   b. 28 Jan 1899, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Mable Bowman,   b. Jun 1901, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catharine Martin,   b. 26 Jan 1866, Rummelhardt (Waterloo City), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1930, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1910  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F5867  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Dec 1863 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Sep 1885 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Milk Peddler - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laborer - 1910 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Feb 1910 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Drayman, on Road - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: acute bronchitis, paralysis (5 days) - 16 Oct 1930 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Jonas L. Baumann, "the tenth and youngest child of Jonas and Magdalena (Lichty) Baumann, was born December 17th, 1863. He is married to Barbara, daughter of David and Elizabeth (Reichert) Koch. They reside about two miles west of Berlin, near Samuel Y. Shantz's place. They have had a family of four 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.].

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      BOWMAN.--Jonas L. Bowman was born Dec. 17,1864; died while visiting with his daughter, Edna Bowman Weber, at the Mission Home in Toronto, Oct. 16, 1930; aged 66 y. 9 m. 29 d. He was in his usual good health until a few weeks ago, when he developed acute bronchitis, and later was stricken with paralysis, to which he succumbed after lingering five days. He was predeceased by his first wife (Barbara Koch) about 28 years ago, and by his second wife (Catherine Snider) only last January. He leaves two sisters (Mrs. Henry Bowman and Mrs. Moses Martin), 4 daughters (Seleda, Alice, Mrs. L. S. Weber, and Mrs. J. M. Taylor), 1 step-daughter (Mrs. Roy N. Yoder), besides a host of other relatives and friends. He was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church with the Kitchener and Waterloo congregations for over forty years. A short funeral service was conducted by L. J. Burkholder of Markham, at the Mission Home, 85 Gledhill Ave., Toronto, on Friday evening, Oct. 17. On the following day the body was sent to Waterloo Mennonite Church, and burial in the First Mennonite Cemetery at Kitchener. Bro. Noah Hunsberger conducted the services, assisted by Bro. Jesse B. Martin. Text, Prov. 4: 18.


      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXIII, No. 31 - Oct. 30, 1930, pg 671, 672

  • 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..., 878.

    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..., 127.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-7 Page 1.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Jonas L. Bowman / born / Dec.17, 1864 / died / Oct.16, 1930 / in loving remembrance / father

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Oct. 30, 1930 - Obituary of Jonas L. Bauman.

    6. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 44 Pg. 16.

    7. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21693 (1910), Bowman-Snider.
      Jonas L. Bowman, 46, Laborer, of Berlin, Widower, Married Catharine Snyder, 44, Retired Lady, of Waterloo, Widow, Witn: Lovina & Hattie Martin Both of Waterloo, 15 February 1910 In Waterloo

    8. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    9. [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..., 125.

    10. [S17] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Der Morgenstern (1839-1841), Marriage notice of Jonas Bauman and Magdalena Lichty - 2 Apr 1840.
      Jonas Bauman, son of Benjmain W. Bauman, and Magdalena Lichty, daughter of John Lichty, both of Waterloo, were married by Rev. Bindeman.

    11. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 11 Apr 1840:1.
      31 Mar 1840 Rev Bindemann m. Jonas Bauman, son of Benjamin W Bauman, to Spr Magdalena Lichty, daughter of Johann Lichty. All live in Waterloo Tp, Gore District