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

James U. Clemens[1]

Male 1861 - 1952  (90 years)


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  • Name James U. Clemens 
    Born 6 Aug 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1881 
    Died 1952  Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Imlay Cemetery, Imlay City, Lapeer, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I17329  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 

    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, Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, USA 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  [4
    Family ID F252470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dora Schaefer,   b. 29 Dec 1863, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1927, , Lapeer Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1885 
    Children 
     1. Ervin Clemens,   b. 12 Apr 1887, Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1962, Howell, Livingston, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Harry Clemens,   b. 13 May 1889, Of, Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1957  (Age 68 years)
     3. Adam Clemens,   b. Abt 1890, Of, Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Child Clemens,   b. Abt 1892, Of, Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F4543  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James U. Clemens, "was born August 6th, 1861. He resides near Brown City, Michigan, where he is farming. He is married to Victoria Schaefer with whom he has a family of four 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.].

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      Brown City \emdash Funeral services for James U. Clemens, 90, resident of this vicinity some 74 years, were held at 2:30 p. m. Monday in the local Evangelical U. B. church. Rev. Murray Willard, Sebewaing, officiated, Burial was in Imlay township cemetery.

      Mr. Clemens was born in Kitchener, Ont., Aug. 6th, 1861. He and Miss Dora Schaffer were married in 1885. Mrs. Clemens died in 1927.

      Surviving are four sons. Ervin Clemens, Pontiac, Harry Clemens, San Antonio, Texas; Otto Clemens. lapeer, and Roy Clemens, Davison; two daughters, Mrs. Eria Geno, Imlay City and Mrs. Effie Howton, Rochester; ten grand-children and 15 great grandchildren.

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

    3. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/132305908/james-clemens.

    4. [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 - 6 Aug 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1952 - Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Imlay Cemetery, Imlay City, Lapeer, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
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