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

Joel Clemens, Esq.[1, 2, 3]

Male 1823 - 1905  (81 years)


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  • Name Joel Clemens 
    Suffix Esq. 
    Born 18 Dec 1823  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lumber Man 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Methodist 
    Retired 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00023-1850 
    Died 11 Aug 1905  [6
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I17252  Generations
    Last Modified 26 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  [10, 11
    Family ID F734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Shoemaker,   b. 6 Jun 1828, Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1924  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1846  [7, 8, 12
    Children 
     1. Clemens,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Isabella Clemens,   b. 30 Apr 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1920  (Age 73 years)
     3. Elizabeth Clemens,   b. 20 Mar 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1853  (Age 3 years)
     4. Susannah Clemens,   b. 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Louanna Clemens,   b. 1 Feb 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1917, Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Lucena Clemens,   b. 26 Apr 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Jacob Solon Clemens,   b. 30 Mar 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Cornelia Clemens,   b. 8 Apr 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 95 years)
     9. Nelson Byron Clemens,   b. 24 May 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     10. Lewis Edwin "Edwin" Clemens,   b. 4 Jan 1865, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1942, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     11. Odo Eby Clemens,   b. 5 Jun 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joel Clemens, "was born December 18th, 1823. On July 2nd, 1846, he was married to Magdalena Shoemaker who was born June 6th, 1828. Soon after their marriage they moved on his father's old homestead where they resided for about forty years, thence they moved to Preston where they still reside. To them were born nine 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..., 435.

    2. [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..., 450.

    3. [S1338] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), Obituary of Nelson Byron - 10 March 1882, Page 1.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-3 Page 7.

    5. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, ON WATERLOO (South/Sud) (#122) Subdistrict: Waterloo (South/Sud) g-3 Page 7.

    6. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In memory of / Joel Clemens / Dec. 18, 1823-Aug. 11, 1905 / Magdalena Shoemaker / his wife / June 6, 1828-Feb. 13, 1924

    7. [S2575] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 3 Page 13.

    8. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 11 Page 80.

    9. [S2767] aaaWaterloo Township 1871 South, Sect. 2 Page 42.

    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. [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.

    12. [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...

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1823 - 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 - Mennonite - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Lumber Man - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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