Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Nancy Lewis Bowman

Nancy Lewis Bowman[1]

Female 1839 - 1921  (82 years)

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  • Name Nancy Lewis Bowman 
    Born 1 Jan 1839  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Nancy Lewis Devitt 
    Residence 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Religion 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Wesley Methodist 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Evangelical 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Evangelical 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00002-429 
    Died 28 May 1921 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8087  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Henry William Bowman,   b. 25 Feb 1815, Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1883, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Amanda Melvina Lewis,   b. 22 Aug 1821, , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1878, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 12, 13
    Family ID F2051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mayor Benjamin Devitt,   b. 10 Jul 1835, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1910, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1857  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 14
    Devitt,Benjamin-NancyL.Bowman-biblerecord.jpg
    Devitt,Benjamin-NancyL.Bowman-biblerecord.jpg
    Children 
     1. Ida Priscilla Devitt,   b. 31 Oct 1858, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1927, Nepean, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Emma Alvarena Devitt,   b. 16 Oct 1860, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1925  (Age 64 years)
     3. Anson Harvey Devitt,   b. Jan 1863, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Alvah Edison Devitt,   b. 4 Aug 1865, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Edward Morton Devitt,   b. 17 Sep 1867, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Dr. Benjamin Franklin "Franklin" Devitt,   b. 6 Jan 1870, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1943, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. Daniel Everett Devitt,   b. CALC 25 May 1872, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1874, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     8. Hannah Oliva "Olive" Devitt,   b. CALC 19 May 1874, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1889, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1839 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1857 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Sep 1857 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Wesley Methodist - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1881 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, 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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  • Photos
    Nancy Lewis Bowman
    Nancy Lewis Bowman

  • Notes 
    • Nancy Bowman, "was born January 1st, 1839. She is married to Benjamin Devitt, Inspector of Hotels. They reside in the town of Waterloo. Their family consists of eight 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..., 528.

    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..., 146.

    3. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-4 Page 8.

    4. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) d-4 Page 8.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 19.

    6. [S302] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1881, Waterloo Village 1881 Div. 1 Page 18.

    7. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 46 Pg. 1.

    8. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 3 Page 22.

    9. [S2418] aaaa CensusTown of Waterloo 1891 Sect. 3, Section 3 Page 29.

    10. [S2658] aaaaWaterloo Village 1871, Sect. 2 Page 3.

    11. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 7 Oct 1857.
      Bowman, Nancy married 29 Sep 1857 to Benjamin DEVITT At Berlin by Rev Smith. Benjamin, of Lancaster; Nancy, of Waterloo.

    12. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 14 Jun 1838:26.
      last Tuesday Rev F.W. Bindemann m. Heinrich Baumann to Miss Amanda Luis, both of Waterloo Tp.

    13. [S2658] aaaaWaterloo Village 1871, Sect. 2 Page 22.

    14. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), September 30, 1857.
      At Berlin, on the 29th instant, by the Revd. Mr. Smith, Mr. Benjamin Devitt, of Lancaster, to Miss Nancy Bowman, of Waterloo Village.