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

Jacob M. Clemens[1]

Male 1813 - 1866  (53 years)


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  • Name Jacob M. Clemens 
    Born 6 Feb 1813  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    carpenter 
    • Lived with Moses E. Schneider.
    Historic Building Abt 1863  1188 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    3 story house known as "Fair Acres" 
    Residence 1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00023-1833 
    Died 22 Jun 1866  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 8
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I17242  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Deacon Abraham L. Clemens,   b. 3 Jul 1781, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1845, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Magdalena "Molly" Miller,   b. 8 Feb 1786, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1847, North Of Preston, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 1807  [1, 10
    Family ID F734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Cressman,   b. 17 Dec 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1867, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 11
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Clemens, "was born February 6th, 1813. He resided in the town of Berlin. He was the owner of the farm now in possession of Samuel Y. Shantz, and while engaged in drawing wood from a newly cleared field on his farm, he had a stroke of paralysis causing instant death, June 22nd, 1866. He was married to Mary Cressman, widow of the late Rev. Christian Eby. He left no issue."


      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..., 432.

    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..., 494.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div Pg 23.
      Jacob M. CLEMENS Carpenter Birthplace: Canada Age 39 Mennonite b. 6-Feb

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 28 Jun 1866.
      Jakob M. Clemens died 22 Jun 1866 near Berlin, 53 yrs, 5 mths, 15 days.

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jacob M. Clemens b. Waterloo res: Waterloo Age: 50 born abt 1813 father: Abram mother: Magdalene married Mary Eby Age:: 44 born abt 1819 b. Waterloo Spouse res: Waterloo father: A. Cressman mother: Mary Cressman married 25 Oct 1863 county: Waterloo

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div Pg 23.

    7. [S1046] Building - Heritage Building Inventory - Kitchener 1991, Report of 1188 Ottawa Street South - pg 42.
      Constructed about 1863 by Abraham M. Clemens. 3 stories, 12 rooms. After the death of Samuel Y. Shantz purchased it, then passing to Frederick Huether in 1905. During Shantz's ownership the Doddy house was built to the east of the house. The house passed to his son Melvin, William and daughter Emma

    8. [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..., 433.

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

    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..., 94.

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jacob M. Clemens b. Waterloo res: Waterloo Age: 50 born abt 1813 father: Abram mother: Magdalene married Mary Eby Age:: 44 born abt 1819 b. Waterloo Spouse res: Waterloo father: A. Cressman mother: Mary Cressman married 25 Oct 1863 county: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Feb 1813 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - 3 story house known as "Fair Acres" - Abt 1863 - 1188 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Oct 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Jun 1866 - Waterloo Twp., 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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