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

Elizabeth Strome[1, 2, 3]

Female 1802 - 1864  (62 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Strome 
    Born 25 Aug 1802  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Clemens 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00120-7461 
    Died 8 Oct 1864  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 7
    Buried 11 Oct 1864  Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Person ID I20610  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Christian Strome,   b. 14 Jul 1778, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1850  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Mary Rutt,   b. 8 Apr 1776, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1831  (Age 55 years) 
    Family ID F5107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deacon Abraham C. Clemens,   b. 7 Feb 1803, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1872  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 30 Mar 1824  [8
    Children 
     1. Moses Clemens,   b. 22 Apr 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Blenheim, Kent Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Aaron Clemens,   b. 26 Feb 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. Mary Clemens,   b. 14 May 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     4. John S. Clemens,   b. 1 Jun 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1918, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. Hannah Clemens,   b. 30 Aug 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1911, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Aug 1802 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Oct 1864 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Oct 1864 - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Strome, "the eldest daughter, was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, August 25th, 1802, and came to Canada with her parents when eight years old. She was married to Abram C. Clemens, a deacon of the Mennonite body. They resided on a farm near Fisher's Mills, a little north of Hespeler, now in possession of their son John. Their family consisted of five 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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      On the 9th of October Waterloo Township, Waterloo Co., C. W. Elizabeth Clemens, wife of Abraham C. Clemens, whose maiden name was Strohm. She suffered from Palsy for more than a year,being unable to walk or speak and sometimes, as it seemed unconscious. Her pilgrimage in this world extended itself to 62 years, 1 mo. and 13 days. Her remains were laid to rest at Wanners Meeting house on the 11th, where a funeral sermon was preached in the English language from Rom. 8: 18. "For I reckon that the sufferings" &c., and in the German from Num. 23: 10. "Let me die the death of the righteous and let my last end be like his! JOHN BEAR.


      Herald of Truth Volume I, No. 11, November 1864 Page 76

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 528.

    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..., 405.

    3. [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..., 204.

    4. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Clemens Bible.
      Elisabeth, wife of A. Clemens, died October 8, 1864, her age 62 yrs. 1 mo. 13 dys.

    5. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      In memory of/ Elizabeth/ Wife of Abraham C. CLEMENS/ And daughter of/ Christian STROME/ Born Aug. 25' 1802/ Died Oct. 8, 1864/ Aged 62 years 1 mo. 13 d's./ Afflictions sore long time she bore/ Physicians were in vain/ Till God did please that death should seize/ And ease her of her pain

    6. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 11 Page 78.

    7. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Volume I, No. 11, November 1864 Page 76.

    8. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Clemens Bible.
      Abraham Clemens married Miss Elizabeth Strome March 30, 1824. I.Z.H. I, Abraham Clemens, was elected deacon in the Mennonite Congregation in the year of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 2, 1838. Written in the year 1866 A.D. by J.Z. Hunsicker