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

Anna Biehn[1, 2, 3]

Female 1816 - 1905  (88 years)

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    Anna Biehn wife of Samue. W. Bowman
    Anna Biehn wife of Samue. W. Bowman

  • Name Anna Biehn 
    Born 6 Nov 1816  Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Anna Bowman 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lady 
    Eby ID Number 00008-1026 
    Died 13 Oct 1905  [6, 9
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Person ID I15594  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Johannes "John" Biehn,   b. 1776, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1823, Near Doon, Waterloo Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Anna "Nancy" Bechtel,   b. CA 1777, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1799  [10
    Family ID F4128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel W. Bowman,   b. 4 Nov 1804, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1866, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Children 
     1. Esther Bowman,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. IN INFANCY
     2. John J. Bowman,   b. 14 Jun 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1912  (Age 77 years)
     3. Rev. Menno B. Bowman,   b. 20 May 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1906, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Magdalena B. Bauman,   b. 27 Apr 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1875, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     5. Allan Bowman,   b. 11 Mar 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1928  (Age 87 years)
     6. Simon Peter Bowman,   b. 20 Jul 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1925, , San Diego Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Harry Bowman,   b. 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Veronica "Fronica" Bowman,   b. 21 Aug 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1931, Mildmay, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     9. Moses B. Bowman,   b. 13 Oct 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Dr. Samuel B. Bowman,   b. 4 Jun 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Abraham B. Bauman,   b. 12 May 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     12. Annie B. Bowman,   b. 19 Dec 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1935, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     13. Noah B. Bowman,   b. 12 Aug 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Louisa Bowman,   b. 25 Feb 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1947, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F2044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Anna Biehn, "the sixth member in the family, was born November 6th, 1816. She was married to Samuel W. Bowman who was born November 4th, 1804, and died September 6th, 1866. They had a family of thirteen 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.].

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      DEATH OF MRS. BOWMAN.

      The funeral of the late Mrs. S. W. Bowman, relict of the late Samuel W. Bowman, took place Monday afternoon from the residence of Mrs. J. S. Bowman, 32 Scott street,, to the East End Mennonite cemetery. The deceased passed away on Friday and had she lived until the 6th of November, she would have attained the ripe old age of 89 years. She had for almost twenty years had her home in Berlin, the last eight years with her daughter, Mrs. J. S. Bowman. Up till April she had enjoyed unusually good health for a person so advanced in years. But since then she suffered from heart trouble and dropsy and grew gradually weaker until she passed away. She was born in Doon and had lived in this county nearly all her lifetime.

      She is survived by the following sons and daughters, all of whom, with the exception of one, were here in September in a body to see her: John J., Hamilton; Rev. Menno, Berlin; Allan, Blair; Simon P., Chicago: Mrs. Aaron Moyer, Mildmay, Samuel St. Paul; Mrs. J. S. Bowman, Berlin; Mrs. H. A. Brubacher, Berlin, and Noah, Winnipeg.

      Among those who attended the funeral of the late Mrs. S. W. Bowman Monday afternoon were the following: Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Bean, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Bean, Mr. and Mrs. Noah Bean, Haysville; Mrs. Henry Bean, New Hamburg. and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Shantz, Preston.

      The Chronicle Telegraph 19 Oct 1905, p. 4

  • 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..., 261.

    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..., 71.

    3. [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..., 134.

    4. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div 2, Page 31.

    5. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-5 Page 11.

    6. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 20.

    8. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 3 Page 27.

    9. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38666093.

    10. [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..., 253.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Nov 1816 - Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Lady - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., 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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