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

Wendell B. Clemens[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1823 - 1897  (73 years)


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  • Name Wendell B. Clemens 
    Born 28 Dec 1823  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    carpenter 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1872 
    Died 7 Aug 1897  Lapeer Co., Michigan, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Evergreen Cemetery, Lapeer Co., Michigan, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I410734  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Henry L. Clemens,   b. 25 Nov 1802, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1876, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Nancy Bricker,   b. 21 Nov 1802, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1846  (Age 43 years) 
    Family ID F3452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [1
    Children 
     1. Margaret Clemens,   b. 28 Dec 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Benjamin U. Clemens,   b. 20 Apr 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1917  (Age 68 years)
     3. Joseph Unger Clemens,   b. 14 Feb 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1920, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. 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)
     5. Moses U. Clemens,   b. 2 May 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Adam U. Clemens,   b. 18 Feb 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1882, Deansville, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     7. Wendell U. Clemens,   b. 29 Sep 1857, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940  (Age 82 years)
     8. Henry U. Clemens,   b. 25 Sep 1859, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 87 years)
     9. James U. Clemens,   b. 6 Aug 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. John Unger Clemens,   b. 8 Jun 1864, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1942, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     11. Allen U. Clemens,   b. 12 Aug 1865, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Nancy Clemens,   b. 11 Dec 1867, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F252470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • CLEMENS

      Wendall Clemens was born December 28th, 1823, in the township of Dumfries, Waterloo Co., Ont., and died August 7th, 1897, bringing his aged to 73 years, 7 months and 21 days. He was united in marriage to Catharine Unger (who survives him) on Nov. 25th, 1845, and they lived together 51 years and 9 months. To them were born twelve children, ten sons and two daughters, one of the sons, Adam, having preceded the father to their long home. His end was very peaceful. He gave his heart to God with his companion 47 years ago and then joined the Mennonite church, and had ever since been a faithful member. Services conducted by John McNally.

      Herald of Truth 1 Oct 1897 pg 301-302

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      Wendel Clemens, "was born December 28th, 1823. On November 25th, 1845, he was married to Catharine Unger who was born March 16th, 1829. They resided in Waterloo County for many years where he was engaged in farming. On August 28th, 1879, they moved to Lapeer County, Michigan, within three miles of Brown City, where he followed farming until recently when he retired, leaving the managing of the farm in the hands of his son Allen. To him and his wife was born a family of twelve 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..., 439.

    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..., 550.

    3. [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..., 313.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Feb 1882.
      04 Feb 1882 Adam Clemens, son of Wendel Clemens, former resident of Berlin, died in Deansville, Mich. at age of 25 years, 11 months and 16 days.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 10.
      Wendle CLEMENS carpenter Birthplace: Canada F. Age 29
      Caroline CLEMENS Birthplace: Canada F. Age 24
      Margret CLEMENS Birthplace: Canada F. Age 6
      Benjamin CLEMENS Birthplace: Canada F. Age 4
      Joseph CLEMENS Birthplace: Canada F. Age 2

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 8.

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

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 10.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Dec 1823 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Nov 1845 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 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
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