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

Peter Jesse "Jesse" Bowman[1]

Male 1845 - 1915  (70 years)


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  • Name Peter Jesse "Jesse" Bowman 
    Born 31 Jan 1845  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Name Jesse Bowman 
    Residence 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Evangelist 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Laborer 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Teacher 
    Eby ID Number 00002-587 
    Died 9 Jun 1915  [7
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I8763  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 

    Father John B. Bauman,   b. 1 Mar 1808, Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1881, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Lydia Erb,   b. 12 Nov 1809, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1877, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1830  [8
    Family ID F2546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jesse Bowman, "twin brother to Anna, was born January 31st, 1845. He followed teaching for a number of years, but owing to sickness he has been compelled to quit the profession and follow a calling requiring less mental work. At present he is engaged in London where he has been for some years."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 636.

    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..., 180.

    3. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      In/ memory of/ Jessie E./ [broken] son of/ John & Lydia/ Bowman/ born Jan. 31, 1841/ [buried] died June 9, 1915/ aged 70 yrs 4 mo. 9 ds/
      Eby's book gives 1845 as birth, tombstone states 1841

    4. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 4.

    5. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 18.

    6. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 8 Page 80.

    7. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    8. [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..., 176.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1845 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teacher - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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