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

Melvina Bowman[1]

Female 1849 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Melvina Bowman 
    Born 5 Feb 1849  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Melvina Roat 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Wesley Methodist 
    Residence 1867  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Religion 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00002-434 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I8134  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 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  [9, 10, 11
    Family ID F2051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Heinz "Henry" Roat,   b. 10 Sep 1843, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 9 Jun 1867  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Children 
     1. Louisa Roat,   b. Abt 1860, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. May Roat,   b. Abt 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lulu Roat,   b. 1871, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. George Henry Roat,   b. 3 Aug 1871, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ella Roat,   b. 1878, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lilly Roat,   b. 1880, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F698  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Melvina Bowman, "was born February 5th, 1849. She is married to Henry Roat, who is engaged in the Wine Vaults, Guelph City. Their family consists 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.].

  • 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..., 189.

    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..., 147.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register, Page 35, return 315: by Rev. Conrad Bodenbender, minister of the German Baptist Church, Berlin.
      Henry ROAT, 23, Berlin Ont., Preston, s/o John & Sarah, married Malvina BOWMANN, 21, Waterloo village, same, d/o Henry & Amand, witn: Bulchaser KRUG & Carl LUTZ, both of Berlin, 9 June 1867

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

    5. [S297] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1881, Page 37.

    6. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 36.

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

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 13 Jun 1867.
      09 Jun 1867 By Rev. Bodenbender, Berlin, Henry Roat of Waterloo was married to Melvina Baumann of Preston.

    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..., 146.

    10. [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.

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

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Feb 1849 - Waterloo City, 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 MapsResidence - 1867 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Jun 1867 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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