Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Alvan Copley Clemens

Alvan Copley Clemens[1, 2]

Male 1876 - 1967  (~ 90 years)

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  • Name Alvan Copley Clemens 
    Born Dec 1876  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Income 
    Occupation 1911  169 Front St., New Dundee, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Merchant 
    Alvan C. Clemens Store in New Dundee, Ontario
    Alvan C. Clemens Store in New Dundee, Ontario
    The building has always housed a store, although Gottlieb Bettschen never operated it himself. He had several tenants including Joseph Clemens, Jacob Kreisel, and Alvin Clemens. In 1910, Herman Kavelman purchased the block and operated the store until 1971
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    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    United Bretheran 
    Residence 1931  Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1876.2 
    Died 1967 
    Buried New Dundee Union Cemetery, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17350  Generations
    Last Modified 31 May 2021 

    Father Nathaniel Unger Clemens,   b. 9 Feb 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1931, Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Anna Elizabeth Copley,   b. 23 Jan 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1911, Neustadt, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1874  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F4540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clara Enetta Gerbig,   b. 17 May 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Harry Percy Clemens,   d. 1965
     2. Ella Irene Clemens,   b. May 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ross Nathaniel Clemens,   b. Jan 1907, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F169185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Alvan C. Clemens
    Alvan C. Clemens


    Herman Kavelman photo, courtesy of Township of Wilmot Archives

  • 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..., 440.

    2. [S451] Census - ON, Grey, Normanby - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 73 Household Number 296.
      Nathaniel CLEMENS M Male German 29 O Blacksmith United Bretheren
      Annie CLEMENS M Female English 27 O United Bretheren
      Alvan CLEMENS Male German 5 O United Bretheren
      Alfred CLEMENS Male German 2 O United Bretheren


    3. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 22 Pg. 8.

    4. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 12 Page 6.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009847-74.

    6. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009847-74.
      Nathaniel Clemens, 22, occ. Blacksmith, b. Waterloo, res. Wilmot, son of Wendel and Catharine Married Annie E. Copley, 20, b. Wilmot, res. Wilmot, daughter of Mary, Witn Moses Clemens of Waterloo and Ella M. Copley of Wilmot, 14 October 1874 In Freeport In The Twp of Waterloo.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Dec 1876 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1911 - 169 Front St., New Dundee, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Bretheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1931 - Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Dundee Union Cemetery, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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