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

Abraham Shantz Clemens[1, 2]

Male 1853 - 1927  (73 years)

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  • Name Abraham Shantz Clemens 
    Born 13 Jun 1853  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Business 1245 King St. E., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clemens Bakery 
    Clemens Bakery
    Clemens Bakery
    1245 King Street East, Cambridge, Ontario
    Name A. S. Clemens 
    Name Abram S. Clemens 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1876  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lime Kiln Propieter 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Baker 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Baker, Bake Shop 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1804 
    Died 13 Jan 1927 
    Person ID I17119  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Apr 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  [9, 10
    Family ID F4490  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Kesselring,   b. 1 Jun 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1921  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 29 Feb 1876  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Children 
     1. Irvin Allison "Ivan" Clemens,   b. 6 Aug 1878, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1947, Dryden, Van Horne Twp., Kenora District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Edgar Hugo Clemens,   b. 2 Dec 1883, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1945, Goderich, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Nelson Clemens,   b. 29 May 1887, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1951, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Clara Clemens,   b. 18 Nov 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ernest Clemens,   b. 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ralph Clemens,   b. 6 Dec 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1921, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F4497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jun 1853 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1876 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Feb 1876 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Lime Kiln Propieter - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Baker - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Baker, Bake Shop - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Abraham S. Clemens, "was born June 13th, 1853. He resides in the town of Galt where he is engaged in some agency. On February 29th, 1876, he was married to Mary Kesselring. To them are born five children, namely: VIII Ivan, VIII Edgar, VIII Nelson, VIII Clara, and VIII Ralph."


      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..., 427.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 2 Mar 1876.
      29 Feb 1876 By Pastor Wurster in Preston, Abraham S. Clemens was married to Maria Kesselring, both of Waterloo.

    3. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-1 Page 10.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Abraham Stantz Clemens Born: Waterloo Age: 23 Father: Abraham D Clemens Mother: Veronica Clemens Born: abt 1853 Spouse: Mary Kesselring Age: 20 born: Waterloo Father: Christiane Kesselring Mother: Philippine Kesselring married 29 Feb 1876

    5. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 15.

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 55.

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

    8. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 158.

    9. [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.

    10. [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.