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

Abraham Bauman[1]

Male 1821 - 1895  (74 years)


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  • Name Abraham Bauman 
    Born 11 Feb 1821  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Interesting pioneer, story 
    Occupation 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Residence 1865  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 078, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1867  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 071, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Carpenter 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00002-326 
    Died 20 Dec 1895  [4
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I7768  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Benjamin W. Bauman,   b. 9 Feb 1793, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Anna Schneider,   b. 4 Jun 1792, . Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1837, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Family ID F2036  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Woolner,   b. 22 Jul 1825, Ringsfield, , Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1915, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 5 Sep 1865  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 9
    Children 
     1. Bowman,   b. Abt 1850, of, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Abraham Baumann, "the third son of Benjamin W. Baumann, was born in Bloomingdale, February 11th, 1821. On September 5th, 1865, he was married to Hannah, widow of the late Abraham Buehler, and daughter of Isaac and Sarah (Hembling) Woolner. She was born in Suffolkshire, England, July 22nd, 1825, and came to Canada in 1832. They reside about a mile east of Bloomingdale, and are both well and enjoying life. They have no family."

      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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      ABRAHAM BAUMANN - was the son of Beniamin V. Baumann, and a grandson of the pioneer Jacob (Yoch) Schneider. He was born in Bloomingdale Feb. 11, 1821, on the place now known as the Rellinger farm. He attended the Public School S.S.#12 at Bloomingdale and helped his father on the farm. he was a bachelor 44 years old when he realized it was not good for man to live alone. He married Hannah Woolner, widow of the late John Buehler, Sept. 5, 1865. The ceremony was performed by Bishop Joseph Hagey of the Mennonite church. They settled on a 50 acre farm, Lot #78 (Rowlett property) purchased Dec. 27, 1865 and sold to Daniel Shantz, Feb. 12, 1867.

      ABRAHAM BAUMANN purchased the Rosendale property Oct. 12, 1867. He was a carpenter by trade, and from information received from Oris Hembling of British Columbia, Mr. Baumann had a workshop in an old log building beside the brick house where he manufactured grain cradles and axe handles which were made with a drwwing knife. The brick house was built by Abraham Baumann. Mr. and Mrs. Bauman raised two children, Maria Buehler born 1854 and Oris Hembling born 1877. Mr. and Mrs. Bauman lived here for 28 years until his death on Dec. 20, 1895. lie is buried in the Mennonite Cemetery at Bloomingdale.

      Women's Institute - Tweedsmuir History Rosendale Vol. 2

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      From the Diary of Ben Moyer, Bloomingdlae, Nov. 16, 1922 - "Today when I was going through Rosendale, Henry Shantz was tearing down the old log shop where Abraham Baumann manufactured grain cradles"

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 689.

    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. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 100.

    4. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      In Memory Of/ Abraham Bauman/ Who died/ Dec. 20, 1895,/ Aged 74 Yr's/ 10 Mo's & 9 d's/ Husband, thou hast left us lonely/ Sorrow fills our hearts today/ But beyond this vale of sorrow/ Tears will all be wiped away.

    5. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div 2, Page 54.

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 1 Page 39.

    7. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Section 1 page 36.

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The German Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Church, At Greenbush, Waterloo Township, Halton County, 1 Sept. 1843 to 1 July 1844 report 32.
      Abraham Sneyder, Farmer, to Magdalena Bowmann, both of Waterloo. Wit. Abraham Bowmann, Farmer, and Susann Bowmann, both of Waterloo.

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Abraham Bowman, age 42, res Woolwich, born Waterloo son of Benjamin and Ann married 5 Sep 1865 to Hannah Dieler? age 40, res Woolwich born England daughter of William and Pitta Wooner

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Feb 1821 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1843 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1865 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 078, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Sep 1865 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1867 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 071, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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