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

John S. Clemens[1, 2, 3]

Male 1833 - 1918  (85 years)


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  • Name John S. Clemens 
    Born 1 Jun 1833  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Land Waterloo Township - Beasley's Lower Block Conc. 2 Lot 13, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land 4045 Maple Grove Rd., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Church of England 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Church of England 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist 
    Retired 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Presbyterian 
    Retired 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00023-1709 
    Died 21 Sep 1918  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 13
    Cause: Senile Decay (2 weeks) 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Person ID I16914  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    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  [14
    Family ID F4445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Snyder,   b. 10 Apr 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1911, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1854  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 9, 12, 15
    Children 
     1. Abraham Clemens,   b. 23 Sep 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1931  (Age 74 years)
     2. Nathaniel Clemens,   b. 5 Jul 1859, Fisher Mills, (Cambridge) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1942, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Maria Clemens,   b. 31 Mar 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Isaiah Clemens,   b. 10 Jul 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     5. Caroline "Carrie" Clemens,   b. 30 Sep 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1900, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     6. Nancy Clemens,   b. 28 Mar 1865, Fisher Mills, (Cambridge) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1957, RR1 Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     7. John S. Clemens,   b. 3 Dec 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1868  (Age 1 years)
     8. Adam Clemens,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Aaron Clemens,   b. 26 Jul 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1946, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     10. Levi Clemens,   b. 4 Apr 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Melinda Clemens,   b. 1872, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Catharine Malinda Clemens,   b. 22 Mar 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Ephraim Clemens,   b. 9 Apr 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     14. Herbert Allan Clemens,   b. 8 Jun 1876, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1930, Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     15. Minnie Rebecca Clemens,   b. 8 Aug 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1946, Blackie, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     16. Mervyn Eldred Clemens,   b. 22 Jun 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jun 1833 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - - 4045 Maple Grove Rd., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Nov 1854 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Church of England - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of England - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Senile Decay (2 weeks) - 21 Sep 1918 - 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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  • Notes 
    • John S. Clemens, "the third son of Abram C. and Elizabeth (Strohm) Clemens, was born June 1st, 1833. He was married to Rebecca Snyder, sister to his brother Aaron's wife. She was born April 10th, 1835. The were married November 26th, 1854. After their marriage they moved on his father's old place where they still reside. To them was born a large family"


      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.].

  • 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..., 409.

    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..., 289.

    3. [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.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-4 Page 10.

    5. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      Rebeccza Snyder/ wife of John Clemens/ died Mar.28,1911 aged 76 years/ Christ is our hope/ John S. Clemens/ died Sept.21,1918 aged 85 years Clemens

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

    7. [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.

    8. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Div. 6 Pg. 10.

    9. [S2575] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 3 Page 46.

    10. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      Rebecca SNYDER/ wife of John CLEMENS/ Died Mar. 28, 1911 aged 76 years/ Christ is our hope/ John S. CLEMENS/ Died Sept. 21, 1918 aged 85 years/ CLEMENS/

    11. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 11 Page 78.

    12. [S2767] aaaWaterloo Township 1871 South, Sect. 2 Page 46.

    13. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 041019 (1918).
      Name:John S Clemens Gender:Male Age:85 Birth Date:abt 1833 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Death Date:21 Sep 1918 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    14. [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

    15. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.