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

Wendell U. Clemens[1]

Male 1857 - 1940  (82 years)


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  • Name Wendell U. Clemens 
    Born 29 Sep 1857  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Labourer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    United Bretheren 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1879 
    Died 1940  [4
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I17327  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Wendell B. Clemens,   b. 28 Dec 1823, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1897, Lapeer Co., Michigan, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Catherine Unger,   b. 16 Mar 1829, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1917, , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1845  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F252470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth B. Eckel,   b. CALC 7 Aug 1854, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1895, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1880  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Children 
     1. Norman E. Clemens,   b. 1 Apr 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age 75 years)
     2. Leander E. Clemens,   b. 9 Aug 1882, Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1932, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     3. William Henry Clemens,   b. 3 Jan 1887, German Mills (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Nelson Clemens,   b. 25 Aug 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1905  (Age 11 years)
     5. Grace Clemens,   b. 25 Jan 1895, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F4541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Leah Reist,   b. 5 Dec 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1896  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Katie Clemens,   b. 26 Jan 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F6092  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wendell U. Clemens, "was born September 29th, 1857. he resides in Bridgeport, Ontario, where he is engaged in the Lancaster Mills as one of the flour packers. He is married to Elizabeth Eckel. They have a family of four sons"


      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..., 441.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 3.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012584-96.
      Wendell CLEMENS, 39, laborer, Dumfries, Berlin, widower, s/o Wendell & Catharine married Leah REIST, 27, Breslau, Breslau, d/o Peter & Catharine, witn: J.R. GOOD, Ezra REIST, Kate REIST & Minnie BETZNER all of Breslau, 30 September 1896 in Waterloo

    4. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Clemens / In loving memory of / Wendell U.Clemens / 1857-1940 / his wife / Leah Reist / 1868-1949 / Till we meet again

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Elizabeth Eckel Born: Carrick Age: 25 Father: John Eckel Mother: Catharine Eckel Born: abt 1855 Spouse: Wendel C Clemens Age: 22 born: Township of North Dunfries Father: Wendel Clemens Mother: Catharine Clemens married 19 Feb 1880

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 9.

    7. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 48.

    8. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 4.

    9. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Waterloo Township, Sect. 1 Page 7.

    10. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 12 Page 83.

    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..., 439.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Sep 1857 - North Dumfries 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 MapsMarried - 19 Feb 1880 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheren - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 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 MapsMarried - 30 Sep 1896 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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