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

Noah W. Clemens[1]

Male 1840 - 1936  (95 years)


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  • Name Noah W. Clemens 
    Born 29 Oct 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Free Thinker 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1813 
    Died 18 Jan 1936  Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Lakeside Cemetery, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17186  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Amos M. Clemens,   b. 13 Feb 1819, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1887, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Mary Wismer,   b. 21 Jun 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1876, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F3960  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Magdalena "Maggie" Dodge,   b. 4 Apr 1850, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1923, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1873  Gaines Township, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F4505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Noah Clemens, "is married to Maggie Dodge. They reside in Grand Rapids, Michigan."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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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      Noah B. Clemens - Noah B. Clemens, aged 86, passed away Saturday evening at the Butterworth Hospital. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Nellie Kennedy of New York City, Mrs Audie McDougal of Germfask, Mich., one son, Harry D. Clemens of Caledonia; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the home of his son, Tues. at 1: 30 under the auspices of the R.C. Hathway Lodge, F & A. M. Interment in Caledonia Cemetery. Arrangements by C.E. Cross.

      Grand Rapids Herald, 20 Jan. 1936

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      "Noah B. CLEMENS was born in Waterloo Co., Ontario, Can., Oct. 29, 1849. He is a son of Amos M. and Mary Wismer Clemens, the former a native of Bucks Co., Pa., born Feb. 13, 1819 and the latter of Canada, born June 21, 1821. They were married in 1841 and had seven children, six of whom are living. Henry, Abram, Mary A. (wife of Ed. Williams). Noah B., Rachel, Edwin W. C., and Lydia (Mrs. W. B. Bowman). Mr. Clemens was married April 8, 1873, to Mary M., daughter of Owen and Mary Levagood Dodge, born in Waterloo Co., Ca., April 4, 1850. They have two children: Vermellie, born Sept. 11, 1874, and Audie, born Feb. 26, 1878. Mr. Clemens came to this tp. with his parents in 1863, and now owns a farm of 120 acres on sec. 17. He is a Republican. Mrs. Clemens parents settled in Gaines in the pioneer days of 1855. Her brother, Samuel Dodge, enlisted in the late war November 1861, in Co. A., 3d Reg. Mich. Inf., and was killed at Fair Oaks. He sleeps with the heroic dead on the battlefield where he fell."

      History of Kent County, Michigan, Illustrated, Chicago. Chas C. Chapman & Co., 1881, Pg 739:

  • 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..., 429.

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 12.

    3. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 1 Page 6.

    4. [S670] Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925.
      Name: Noah B. Clemens
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 8 Apr 1873
      Event Place: Gaines, Kent, Michigan
      Gender: Male
      Age: 23y
      Birth Date: 1850
      Birthplace: Waterloo, Ontario
      Residence Gaines, Kent Co - farmer

      Spouse's Name: Mary M. Dodge
      Spouse's Gender: Female
      Spouse's Age: 23y
      Spouse's Birth Date: 1850
      Spouse's Birthplace: Waterloo, Ontario
      Residence: Gaines, Kent Co.

    5. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Huettner, Jacob Rev. Minister of the Gospel of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Preston.

    6. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 2 Apr 1841 pg 41.
      30 Mar 1841 Pastor Huettner m. Amos CLEMENS to Maria WISSMER, both from Waterloo Tp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Oct 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Thinker - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Apr 1873 - Gaines Township, Kent Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jan 1936 - Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lakeside Cemetery, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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