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Louisa H. Geiger

Female 1852 - 1937  (84 years)


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  • Name Louisa H. Geiger 
    Born 17 Oct 1852  Berlin, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 12 Nov 1852  St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Berlin, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 08 Feb 1937  Kitchener, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14248  All
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2008 

    Father Joseph "Jacob" Geiger,   b. 19 Apr 1824, Sinsheim, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1890, Trinidad, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Elisabetha T. Hollinger,   b. 11 May 1824, Obermiesau, Pfalz, Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1896, Berlin, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 11 May 1852 
    Family ID F3824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Reuben S. Bowman,   b. 3 Aug 1852, near Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1918  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1879  Berlin, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Three records/references of the marriage of Reuben Bowman and Louisa Geiger have been located. Information provided in the three sources is not consistent.

      Marriage record ( view image) certifies that Reuben Bowman of Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario and Louisa Geiger of Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario were married by David B. Sherk, Minister of U.B.C. Waterloo at Berlin on the 30th day of December 1879. Witnesses were ?? Ziegler and Carrie Geiger.

    • http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~maryc/water79.htm

      011197-80 (Waterloo Co) Reuben BOWMAN, 27, carpenter, Canada, Berlin, s/o Joseph BOWMAN & Mary Ann SHOEMAKER married Louisa GEIGER, 27, Canada, Berlin, d/o Jacob & Elizabeth, witn: Albert ZIEGLER & Aaron ERB both of Berlin, 30 December 1879 in Berlin.

    • http://www.waterlooogs.ca/Newspapers/BerlinerJournal1880Marriages.PDF

      Dec. 23, 1879 - Ruben Baumann and Louise Geiger, both of Berlin, were married by Preacher Baumann of Freeport. Print date Jan. 8, 1880.

    Children 
     1. Allen Bowman,   b. 27 Sep 1880, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1880, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Beatrice Bowman,   b. 22 Aug 1881, King Street East, Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Clayton Bowman,   b. 6 Jun 1883, 162 Wellington Street North, Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1953  (Age 70 years)
     4. Dora Bowman,   b. 25 Jun 1885, 162 Wellington Street North, Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970  (Age 84 years)
     5. Edith Bowman,   b. 22 Jun 1887, 162 Wellington Street North, Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Frederick Bowman,   b. 24 Oct 1889, 30 Francis Street North (initial house address was 19 Francis Street), Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1978  (Age 88 years)
     7. Gordon Bowman,   b. 8 Sep 1891, 30 Francis Street North (initial house address was 19 Francis Street), Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1943, St. Jerome, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     8. Hilda Bowman,   b. 28 Oct 1894, 30 Francis Street North (initial house address was 19 Francis Street), Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1997, at her residence in Kitchener, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years)
     9. Ivan Bowman,   b. 9 Aug 1896, 30 Francis Street North (initial house address was 19 Francis Street), Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1968, St. Mary's Hospital Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 25 Oct 2007 
    Family ID F3807  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Oct 1852 - Berlin, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 12 Nov 1852 - St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Berlin, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Dec 1879 - Berlin, Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 08 Feb 1937 - Kitchener, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    30 Francis Street North, Kitchener, Ontario
    30 Francis Street North, Kitchener, Ontario
    Family of Reuben Bowman and Louisa Geiger at their home, 30 Francis Street North, Kitchener, Ontario about 1903. Reuben built this home for his growing family in 1889
    On balcony: Fred and Clayton Bowman.
    Below: Louisa, Hilda, Reuben, Dora, Edie (Edith), Gordon, Beatrice, and Ivan.
    Louisa Geiger
    Louisa Geiger
    Reuben Bowman and Louisa Geiger
    Reuben Bowman and Louisa Geiger
    162 Wellington North, Kitchener, Ontario
    162 Wellington North, Kitchener, Ontario
    Family of Reuben Bowman and Louisa Geiger 1892
    Family of Reuben Bowman and Louisa Geiger 1892
    Left to right back row: Reuben, Gordon, Beatrice, Clayton, Fred, Louisa. Girl in 'middle' row is Edie (Edith) Bowman. Sitting on floor in front is Dora Bowman. Louisa is pregant with Hilda in this picture.
    Louisa Geiger
    Louisa Geiger
    Louisa Geiger
    Louisa Geiger
    Reuben Bowman and Louisa Geiger - Wedding Picture
    Reuben Bowman and Louisa Geiger - Wedding Picture
    December 23, 1879
    Louisa Geiger (centre) with children Hilda (left) and Ivan Bowman
    Louisa Geiger (centre) with children Hilda (left) and Ivan Bowman
    Louisa Geiger and five of her children
    Louisa Geiger and five of her children
    Left to right are:

    Gordon Bowman, Hilda Bowman, Ivan Bowman, Louisa Geiger, Dora Bowman, Edith Bowman
    Family at 30 Francis Street North, Kitchener, Ontario
    Family at 30 Francis Street North, Kitchener, Ontario
    Back row left to right are Frederick Joseph Holman, Frederick William Holman, and Louisa Geiger. Front row are daughters of Frederick William Holman and Dora Bowman. Dora is absent in the photo. Photo taken on the front lawn of 30 Francis Street North in Kitchener, Ontario. The photo is double exposed so there are two pictures in one.
    Bremner Family
    Bremner Family
    Taken at the Sr. Bremner home on Lancaster Street in Berlin (Kitchener), Ontario.

    Standing is Edith "Edie" Bowman, Louisa Geiger, Mr. & Mrs Bremner. On steps is George "Doe" Bremner holding Evelyn, Aunt Myrnie, Bill, Jim, Hilda.
    Elizabeth Hollinger with children George, Carrie and Louisa Geiger about 1870
    Elizabeth Hollinger with children George, Carrie and Louisa Geiger about 1870
    Written on the back of the photo by Dora Bowman is,
    "Uncle George,
    Aunt Carrie - Back,
    My Mother, Grandma - Front.
    Taken I imagine over 80 years ago.
    Dora Holman
    Oct 26th/1953
    My sister Edith gave me this picture which I cherish. When I visited her in Walkerville last week.

    Documents
    Wedding Announcement of Dora BOWMAN and Fred W. HOLMAN
    Wedding Announcement of Dora BOWMAN and Fred W. HOLMAN
    Bowman / Geiger Marriage Certificate
    Bowman / Geiger Marriage Certificate
    Marriage record of Reuben Bowman and Louisa Geiger
    Marriage record of Reuben Bowman and Louisa Geiger

    Headstones
    BOWMAN, Reuben and Louisa GEIGER
    BOWMAN, Reuben and Louisa GEIGER

    Histories
    Reuben Bowman, His Family
    Reuben Bowman, His Family
    Written by Fred Bowman, son, in 1948

  • Notes 
    • Louisa was raised by the Erb's in the house located at the corner (or near) Pandora and King Streets in Kitchener, Ontario.

    Christened:

  • Sources 
    1. [S065344] Ezra Eby Book.




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