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

Martha L. Bowman

Female 1859 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Martha L. Bowman 
    Born 31 Aug 1859  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Martha L. Gottswalts 
    Name Martha L. Wegenast 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Wesley Methodist 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Evangelical 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    United Bretheren 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    United Bretheren 
    Residence 1888  Mount Forest, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number 00002-438 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I8149  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  [5, 6, 7
    Family ID F2051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Samuel Wegenast,   b. CALC 11 Jul 1857, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1886, Mount Forest, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Children 
     1. Emma Alvarena Wegenast
     2. Louisa Labelle Wegenast,   b. Jun 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Samuel Orval Wegenast,   b. 1882,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Carrie May Wegenast,   b. 1886,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William O. Gottswalts,   b. 1860, Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1 Sep 1888  Mount Forest, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Ethel Gottswalts
     2. Flora Gottswalts
     3. Edgar Gottswalts
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Aug 1859 - 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 MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheren - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheren - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Martha Bowman, "was born August 31st, 1859. She was first married to Samuel Wegenast, and after his decease she was married to William O. Gottwalts. They reside in the city of Ottawa, Ontario. With her first husband she had four children, namely: Lula, Samuel Orval, Carrie May, and Emma Alvarena. Of the second marriage there are three children, namely: Ethel, Flora, and Edgar."


      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..., 148.

    2. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 1 Page 41.

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 12474 (1888), William O. Gottwals-Martha L. Wegenast.
      William O Gottwals, mechanic of Mount Forest, Birth Place: Hanover Age: 27 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861 Father Name: Abraham Z Gottwals Mother Name: Mary Gottwals Spouse Name: Martha L Wagenast, residence Mount Forest, Spouse's Age: 28 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Spouse Father Name: Henry Bowman Spouse Mother Name: Manda Bowman Marriage Date: 1 Sep 1888 Marriage Place: Wellington, Mount Forest

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

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

    6. [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.

    7. [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.