Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Abraham B. Clemens

Abraham B. Clemens[1, 2, 3]

Male 1814 - 1888  (74 years)

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  • Name Abraham B. Clemens 
    Born 11 Feb 1814  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1784 
    Died 2 Mar 1888  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 6
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I17073  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Jacob Clemens, Sr.,   b. 9 Feb 1788, Lower Salford, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1876, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Susannah Dierstein,   b. 11 Nov 1789, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1861  (Age 71 years) 
    Family ID F4482  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Eby,   b. 19 May 1810, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1883  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1834  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Clemens,   b. 8 May 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1890, Washington, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Samuel Clemens,   b. 5 Oct 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Susannah Clemens,   b. 5 May 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1886, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     4. Jacob E. Clemens,   b. 21 Jun 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1921, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Magdalena "Lena" Clemens,   b. 8 May 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1874  (Age 30 years)
     6. Angeline Clemens,   b. 15 Oct 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1846  (Age 0 years)
     7. Catharine Clemens,   b. 10 Apr 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     8. Lavina Clemens,   b. 6 Dec 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1873, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     9. Veronica "Franny" Clemens,   b. 14 Dec 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F4484  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Abraham B. Clemens
    Abraham B. Clemens

  • Notes 
    • Abraham B. Clemens, "was born February 11th, 1814. On March 18th, 1834, he was married to Magdalena Eby. After his marriage he took possession of his father's farm where he resided until some time after his wife's death when he made his home with his daughter, Catharine, where he died March 2nd, 1888. She was born May 19, 1810, and died July 22nd, 1883. To them were born eight 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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      CLEMENS. - On the 20th of March, at the residence of his son-in-law, Christian Eby, Berlin, Ontario, of the infirmities of old age, Bro. Abram B. Clemens, aged 74 years, 1 month and 9 days. He was buried on the 2d in Eby's burying-ground at Berlin. The deceased brother was born in Montgomery Co., Pa., and came with his parents to this country when it was yet a howling wilderness. He was a member of the church from his youth. He leaves three children, and many friends and relatives here and in Michigan. Funeral services by J. Bowman and M. Erb, from 2 Tim. 4: 6-8 and 2 Cor. 5: 1. Peace to his ashes.


      Herald of Truth, Vol. XXV, Number 7, April 1, 1888, Pages 108, 109

  • 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..., 423.

    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..., 610.

    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..., 272.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), March 15, 1888.
      Abraham B. Clemens died in Berlin at age of 74 years, 1 month and 9 days. March 2, 1888

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 15.
      Abraham B. CLEMENS Farmer USA 38 Mennonite b. 11-Feb
      Magdelena CLEMENS Canada 42 Mennonite b. 19-Mar
      Elisabetha CLEMENS Canada F. 17 Mennonite b. 8-May
      Susana CLEMENS Canada F. 14 Mennonite b. 5-May
      Jacob CLEMENS Canada F. 12 Mennonite b. 21-Jun
      Magdelena CLEMENS Canada F. 8 Mennonite b. 8-May
      Katharina CLEMENS Canada F. 4 Mennonite b. 10-Apr
      Lovina CLEMENS Canada 2 Mennonite b. 6-Dec

    6. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, April 1, 1888 - Obituary of Abraham B. Clemens.

    7. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 7.

    8. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 22.

    9. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 12 Page 86.

    10. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 15.

    11. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Feb 1814 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Mar 1888 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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