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

Aaron Clemens[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1828 - 1888  (60 years)


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  • Name Aaron Clemens 
    Born 26 Feb 1828  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    -- 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Church of England 
    Business 1887  Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Winterbourne Roller Mills 
    • The Winterbourne Mills (flouring) have been established 30 years, and contain eight sets of rollers and three runs of
      stones, with a capacity of 75 barrels a day, A saw mill in connection manufactures lnmber, staves and heading. Clemens & Wells.

      Waterloo County Gazetteer Directory for 1884-1885- William W. Evans, Guelph
    Winterbourne Roller Mills
    Winterbourne Roller Mills
    1887 - The Canadian journal of commerce, finance and insurance review : [New ser. v. 24, no. 1 (Jan. 7, 1887)]
    Eby ID Number 00023-1697 
    Died 21 Mar 1888  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 9, 10, 12, 13
    Cause: Dropsy (6 months) 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 11, 14
    Person ID I16912  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Deacon Abraham C. Clemens,   b. 7 Feb 1803, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1872  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Strome,   b. 25 Aug 1802, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 30 Mar 1824  [15
    Family ID F4445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Snyder,   b. 30 Apr 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1897, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1849  [1, 12
    Children 
     1. Matilda Clemens,   b. 6 Oct 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Amos S. Clemens,   b. 1 Sep 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1878, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     3. Rebecca Clemens,   b. 21 Jul 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1929, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Elizabeth Clemens,   b. 7 Feb 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. David S. Clemens,   b. 23 Sep 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Emmeline Clemens,   b. 21 Apr 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     7. Mary Jane Clemens,   b. 10 May 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1945, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     8. Margaret "Maggie" Clemens,   b. 8 Mar 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958  (Age 91 years)
     9. Ida Clemens,   b. 23 Apr 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 73 years)
     10. John S. Clemens,   b. 27 Sep 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F4394  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Aaron Clemens, "second son of Abraham C., and Elizabeth Clemens, was born near Hespeler, February 26th, 1828. On October 30th, 1849, he was married to Nancy Snyder, sister to his brother Moses' wife. She was born April 30th, 1830. The resided at Fisher's Mills, near Hespeler, where he died March 21st, 1888. Their family consisted of ten children, all born near Hespeler"

      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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      Died, In Waterloo Township, on Wednesday morning, 21st March, at half-past 9 o'clock, Aaron Clemens, Aged 60 Years & 24 Days. Funeral On Saturday, 24th inst., at 2 o'clock p.m., from his late residence, (Fisher's Mills) to Warner's [sic] Burying Ground. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend. Waterloo Township, March 21st, 1888.

      Waterloo Historical Society Death Notices Collection - photocopies

  • 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..., 408.

    2. [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..., 528.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 25 Apr 1878.
      Died 12 Apr 1878 Amos Clemens near Hespeler, son of Aaron Clemens died at the age of 25 years, 7 months and 12 days

    4. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 9271-75.
      John A. Markle, 24, occ. Miller, b. Ontario, res. Waterloo twp., s/o Adam & Clarissa, married Rebecca Clemens, 21, b. Ontario, res. Waterloo twp., d/o Aaron & Nancy, witn: Amos L. Clemens & Rebecca Snyder, both of Hespeler, 4 Aug 1875 at res of bride's father, Waterloo twp

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), April 5, 1888.
      Aaron Clemens died in Waterloo T'p., at age of 60 years & 24 days. March 21, 1888

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 17.

    7. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 9.

    8. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Clemens Bible.
      Abraham Clemens, born February 7, 1803 Elisabeth Strome, born August 25, 1802. Moses Clemens, born April 22, 1825. Aaron Clemens, born February 26, 1828. Maria Clemens, born May 14, 1830. John Clemens, born June 1 1833. Hannah Clemens, born August 30, 1836.

    9. [S890] Funeral Card - - Waterloo Historical Society - photocopies, "funeral card of Aaron Clemens," 21 Mar 1888.

    10. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 3 Page 45.

    11. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      In Memory of/ Aaron CLEMENS/ Died Mar. 21, 1888/ Aged 60 years/ His wife/ Nancy/ died Oct. 4,1897/ aged 67 y'rs 5 m./ & 4 days/ CLEMENS/

    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..., 288.

    13. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 018025 (1888).
      Name:Aaron Clemens Gender:Male Age:24 Birth Date:abt 1864 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Death Date:21 Mar 1888 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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

    15. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Clemens Bible.
      Abraham Clemens married Miss Elizabeth Strome March 30, 1824. I.Z.H. I, Abraham Clemens, was elected deacon in the Mennonite Congregation in the year of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 2, 1838. Written in the year 1866 A.D. by J.Z. Hunsicker

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Feb 1828 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - -- - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of England - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Winterbourne Roller Mills - 1887 - Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Dropsy (6 months) - 21 Mar 1888 - 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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