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

Vernon Leslie "Leslie" Clemens[1]

Male 1887 - 1966  (78 years)


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  • Name Vernon Leslie "Leslie" Clemens 
    Born 23 Jun 1887  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/206755477 
    Name Leslie Clemens 
    Occupation 1910  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    solicitor (I. C. S.) 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Shoe Maker, Rubber Factory 
    Residence 1921  14 Otto St. Kittchener, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    United Bretheran 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1649.2 
    Died 25 Apr 1966  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8143  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Rev. Moses Clemens,   b. Nov 1862, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1942, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Fidelia Catharine Wismer,   b. 18 Feb 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1923, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1886  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F2426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ida Schiedel,   b. 26 Mar 1886, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1985, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 6 Sep 1910  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Eva Mae "Mae" Clemens,   b. 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Verda Clemens,   b. 1920, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1992, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F31540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • V. Leslie Clemens, 78, of 499 Guelph St. died Monday at K-W Hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Clemens was born at Breslau, a son of the late Rev. and Mrs. Moses Clemens and lived at Kitchener for the past 57 years.

      He was a member of Charles Street United Brethren Church and operated a home laundry for 30 years in Kitchener before retiring in 1959.

      Surviving are his wife, the former Ida Schiedel; two daughters, Mrs. Reginald (Mae) Jackson, Kitchener, and Mrs. Albert (Verda) Voigt, Waterloo: one sister, Mrs. Pearl Brown, Lefroy, Ont., and two grandsons

      He was predeceased by a brother Herbert in 1951.

      The body is at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home where funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday by Rev. A. Ward Woolner, pastor of Charles Street United Brethren Church.

      Burial will take place in Memory Gardens.

      Donations to the Charles Street United Brethren Church memorial fund will be appreci ated by the family as expressions of sympathy.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record Tue, Apr 26, 1966 Page 23

  • 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..., 401.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21543 (1910), Clemens-Schiedel.
      Edward Class, 24, Salesman, of Berlin, Son of John Class & Caroline Israel Married Lillian Margaret Hahn, 26, Dressmaker, of Elmira, daughter of Henry Hahn & Katherine Peppler, Witn: George Hahn & Katie Class Both of Elmira, 21 September 1910 In Elmira

    4. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub District 28 Page 12.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Moses Clemens, 23, Teacher, b. Canada, res. Waterloo Twp., son of D.M.C. and Sarah, married Fidelia Wismer, 27, b. Canada, res. Berlin, daughter of Andrew and Catherine, Witness: Alfred Mouyer and Amanda Albright, both of Berlin, 16 March 1886 at Berlin

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 25 Mar 1886.
      March 16, 1886 Moses Clemens & Fidella Wismer, both of Berlin, were married by the Rev. D. Kreb in Berlin.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jun 1887 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - solicitor (I. C. S.) - 1910 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Sep 1910 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shoe Maker, Rubber Factory - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Bretheran - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Apr 1966 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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