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

Rachel Clemens[1, 2]

Female 1842 - 1880  (38 years)


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  • Name Rachel Clemens 
    Born 21 Aug 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Rachel Weber 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1864  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1800 
    Died 18 Sep 1880  Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 6, 7
    Cause: consumption 
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I17115  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Abraham D. Clemens,   b. 17 Apr 1813, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1877, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Veronica "Fanny" Shantz,   b. 23 May 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1887, Near Williamsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1833  [10, 11
    Family ID F4490  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Menno S. Weber,   b. 18 Jun 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 9
    Children 
     1. Simon Weber,   b. 28 Dec 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1866, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Lydia Ann Weber,   b. CALC 3 Nov 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Aug 1842 - 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 MapsResidence - 1864 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Mar 1864 - , 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 MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rachel Clemens, "was born August 21st, 1842. On March 3rd, 1864, she was married to Menno S. Weber. They resided near Breslau on the old 'Elias Bowman Farm' where they both died. She died September 18th, 1880, leaving two children, namely: VIII Simon and VIII Lydia Ann (both dead)"


      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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      Weber.-September 18th, 1880, in Waterloo county Ontario, of consumption, Rachael Weber, widow of Menno S. Weber, deceased, aged 38 years and 29 days. She was buried on the 20th at Cressman's burying-ground. Funeral services by Jacob Woolner and Moses Bowman.


      Herald of Truth - Volume XVIII, Number 3 - March 1881, pages 51, 52, 53

  • 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..., 427.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 Mar 1864.
      Married 8 Mar 1864 By Rev. Hegy, Menno Weber was married to Rachael Clemens, both of Waterloo Township.

    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..., 598.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 276.

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 40.

    6. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, March 1881 - Obituary of Rachael Weber.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), ? Sep 1880.
      Sept. 18, 1880 Rachel Weber, née Clemens, wife of Menno Weber, died near Breslau at age of 38 years and 28 days.

    8. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 5 Page 36.

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Menno Weber, 25, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Benjamin & Nancy, married 8 Mar 1864 Rachel Clemens, 21, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Abraham & Fanny

    10. [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..., 401.

    11. [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..., 426.