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

Esther Clemens[1]

Female 1830 - 1905  (74 years)


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  • Name Esther Clemens 
    Born 15 Apr 1830  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Esther Bechtel 
    Name Hester Clemens 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1674 
    Died 9 Jan 1905  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Cause: Apoplexy (a few hours) 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    Person ID I11778  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2021 

    Father Jesse M. Clemens,   b. 13 Jun 1791, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1882  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Margaret Miller,   b. 1789, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1861, North-East Of Preston, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1813  [11, 12
    Family ID F735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Solomon Bechtel,   b. 29 Jun 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1897, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1850  [3, 6, 8
    Children 
     1. Bechtel
     2. Samuel C. Bechtel,   b. 16 May 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1879, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     3. Jesse C. Bechtel,   b. 25 Jun 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1931, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Cyrus C. Bechtel,   b. 8 Jan 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1888, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     5. Lovina Bechtel,   b. 1 Dec 1860, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1932, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Elizabeth Bechtel,   b. 29 Jan 1863, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     7. Noah C. Bechtel,   b. 7 Sep 1865, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1942, High River, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F3227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Hester Clemens, "the youngest daughter of Jesse and Margaret (Miller) Clemens, was born April 15th, 1830. She is married to Solomon Bechtel. They reside near Hespeler where a family of six children was born unto them"


      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.].


      In 1901 Esther lived with her son Jesse in Waterloo Township, Waterloo, Ontario.

  • 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..., 404.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-4 Page 12.

    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..., 198.

    4. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 7.

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 22.

    6. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 3 Page 30.

    7. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Hester CLEMENS/ wife of Solomon BECHTEL/ Died Jan. 9, 1905/ Aged/ 74 yrs. 8 mos. 25 dys./ Rest Mother rest in quiet sleep/ While friends in sorrow o'er thee weep/

    8. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 10 Page 71.

    9. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).

    10. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 028636 (1905).
      Name:Hester Bechtel Gender:Female Age:0 Birth Date:abt 1905 Birth Place:Ontario Death Date:9 Jan 1905 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    11. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 94.

    12. [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..., 397.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Apr 1830 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Apoplexy (a few hours) - 9 Jan 1905 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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