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

Eli Clemens[1, 2, 3]

Male 1815 - 1879  (63 years)


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  • Name Eli Clemens 
    Born 21 Jun 1815  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    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  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1834 
    Died 8 Feb 1879  [5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I17245  Generations
    Last Modified 21 Jan 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  [12, 13
    Family ID F734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sallie Hagey,   b. Abt 1815, of, Waterloo Twp., Region of Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1842  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catharine Hagey,   b. 1805,   d. 13 May 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 14
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F29243  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Leah W. Bauman,   b. 4 Dec 1813, Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 30 May 1843  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
     1. Levi Clemens,   b. 8 Apr 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1848  (Age 4 years)
     2. Menno B. Clemens,   b. 18 Apr 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1885, Near Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     3. Moses B. Clemens,   b. 1 Aug 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1919, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Isaac Clemens,   b. 19 Aug 1843,   d. 12 Aug 1848  (Age 4 years)
     5. Christian Clemens,   b. 22 Feb 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1903  (Age 54 years)
     6. John B. Clemens,   b. 17 Mar 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1919  (Age 69 years)
     7. Magdalena Clemens,   b. 19 Mar 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1860, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     8. Hannah Clemens,   b. 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Hannah B. Clemens,   b. 21 May 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1932, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F2050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Eli Clemens, "was born June 21st, 1815. He resided for a number of years on a part of lot No. 49, German Company's Tract, about three miles south-west of Berlin. He was first married to Sallie Hagey who came from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, single. She was second-cousin to Bishop Hagey. She died about the year 1842. After her decease he was married to Leah Bowman, May 30th, 1843. She was born December 4th, 1813, and died October 4th, 1871. 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.].

  • 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..., 741.

    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..., 433.

    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..., 72.

    4. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 15.

    5. [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..., 145.

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 29.
      Eli CLEMENS Farmer Birthplace: Canada Age 37 Mennonite b. 21-Jul
      Lea CLEMENTS Birthplace: Canada Age 39 Mennonite b. 3-Dec
      Meno CLEMENS Birthplace: Canada Age 7 Mennonite b. 15-Apr
      Moses CLEMENS Birthplace: Canada Age 6 Mennonite b. 1-Aug
      Christian CLEMENS Birthplace: Canada Age 3 Mennonite b. 22-Feb
      John CLEMENS Birthplace: Canada Age 2 Mennonite b. 17-Mar
      Peter BOYER Labourer Birthplace: Germany Age 17 Lutheran b. 28-Jul
      Elisabetha BOYER Birthplace: Germany Age 22 Lutheran b. 8-Feb
      Anna BOWMAN Birthplace: USA Age 55 Mennonite b. 8-Mar

    7. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 11 Page 82.

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev. Benjamin Eby, Mennonist Society.
      Eli CLEMENS, to Catharine HAGEY, both of Waterloo Twp. 1 Dec. 1840. Rev. EBY. Wit. Abraham CLEMENS and Jacob HAGEY.

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Benjamin Eby, Minister of The Mennonist Society report 27.
      Eli Clemens, to Leah Nahrgang, both of Waterloo. 30 May 1843. Wit. Abraham Clemens and Conrad Nahrgang.

    10. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 29.

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

    12. [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.

    13. [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.

    14. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 11 Dec 1840:25.
      1 Dec 1840 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Eli Clemens to Catharina Hege, both of Waterloo Tp.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jun 1815 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Dec 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1843 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 May 1843 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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 - Farmer - 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 MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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