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Stauffer Clemens[1, 2]
Male 1819 - 1891


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  • Birth  1 Jan 1819  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation  1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gentleman 
    Religion  1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Died  29 Aug 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 6
    Misfortune  1892  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    choked to death 
    Eby ID Number  00023-1744 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave  Stauffer Clemens 
    Buried  Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I16932  Generations
    Last Modified  3 Mar 2019 

    Father  George Clemens,   b. 17 Jul 1777, Pikeland Twp., Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Esther Stauffer,   b. 18 Sep 1790, Near Lititz, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1836, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2934  Group Sheet

    Family  Louisa Clemons,   b. 4 Jan 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1880, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Mar 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Clemens,   b. 4 Feb 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1862
     2. George C. Clemens,   b. 12 Feb 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Clemens,   b. 22 Dec 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1849
     4. David Clemens,   b. 27 Aug 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1904, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lewis Clemens,   b. 25 Apr 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1855
     6. Louisa S. Clemens,   b. Oct 1861, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F4450  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Stauffer Clemens, "was born January 1st, 1819. He resided on his father's old homestead for many years. He was married to Louisa Clemons who was born January 4th, 1821, and died October 30th, 1880. After the decease of his wife he made his home with his daughter who resided in Preston where he died August 29th, 1891. To them were born 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.].

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      SUDDEN DEATH AT PRESTON

      On Saturday evening last, Mr. Stauffer Clemens of Preston, died very suddenly, whilst in the act of taking his supper. We learn that a piece of meat lodged in his throat, causing strangulation. Deceased was a brother of Mr. Oliver Clemens of Galt and was in the 73rd year of his age. The funeral took place, on Monday afternoon.

      The Dumfries Reformer 3 Sep 1891 pg 1

  • 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..., 416.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 11 Nov 1880.
      Oct. 29, 1880 Louise Clemens, wife of Stauffer Clemens, died near Preston at age of 59 years & 10 months.

    3. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In memory of / Stauffer Clemens / who died / Aug. 29, 1891 / aged 72 yrs. 7 mos. / & (9) dys.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Sep 10, 1891.
      Stauffer Clemens died in Preston at age of 72 years, 2 months & 29 days. Aug 29, 1891

    5. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 62.

    6. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate..
      Stanffer Clemens Gender: Male Age: 72 Birth Date: abt 1819 Birth Place: Preston, Waterloo Death Date: 29 Aug 1891 Death Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death: Choked by large piece of meat attempting to swallow #016171

    7. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 4 Apr 1840:52.
      31 Mar 1840 Stauffer Clemens, son of George Clemens, m. Spr --- Clemons, daughter of David Clemons, all of Waterloo Tp.

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1 Jan 1819 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Mar 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Aug 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - choked to death - 1892 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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