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

Jacob B. Clemmer[1, 2]

Male 1821 - 1892  (71 years)


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  • Name Jacob B. Clemmer 
    Born 22 Feb 1821  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    wagon maker 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    farmer 
    Residence 1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00024-1932 
    Died 10 Apr 1892  [3, 12
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I9292  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Henry M. Clemmer,   b. Apr 1783, Franconia Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Sarah Bergey,   b. Mar 1786, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1867, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 1806  [14
    Family ID F1550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Barbara Shirk,   b. 30 Nov 1827, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1905  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9, 15
    Children 
     1. Mary Clemmer,   b. 1850, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Henry Clemmer,   b. 18 Feb 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1935  (Age 82 years)
     3. Nancy Clemmer,   b. 1855, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Leah Clemmer,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Anna Clemmer,   b. 18 Apr 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1864  (Age 0 years)
     6. Isaac Clemmer,   b. 13 May 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930  (Age 64 years)
     7. Rachel Clemmer,   b. 26 Nov 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1912  (Age 45 years)
     8. Eliza Clemmer,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Licy Clemmer,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Elizabeth Clemmer,   b. 10 Mar 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1940, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     11. Nathan Clemmer,   b. 11 Apr 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1958  (Age 87 years)
     12. Jacob Clemmer,   b. 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Jacob S. Clemmer,   b. 23 Feb 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1958  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F2700  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Lichty,   b. 6 Jan 1827, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1861  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1848  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 10
    Children 
     1. Conrad Feun,   b. 1837, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lucy Clemmer,   b. 13 Dec 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1889  (Age 40 years)
     3. Mary Clemmer,   b. 24 Nov 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Henry Clemmer,   b. 18 Feb 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1935  (Age 82 years)
     5. Nancy Clemmer,   b. 23 Jun 1855,   d. 17 Nov 1877  (Age 22 years)
     6. Leah Clemmer,   b. 7 Feb 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1933  (Age 76 years)
     7. Noah Clemmer,   b. 23 Jul 1861,   d. 2 Oct 1861  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F2701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Henry Clemmer,   b. 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Nathan Clemmer,   b. 11 Apr 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1958  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F237939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Clemmer, "was born February 22nd, 1821. On February 1st, 1848, he was married to Anna Lichty who was born January 6th, 1827, and died August 2nd, 1861. He resided on the old "Clemmer Homestead" two miles north of the town of Waterloo. Their family consisted of six children...

      After the decease of his first wife he was married to Barbara, daughter of Christian and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Shirk of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. She was born November 30th, 1827, and came to Canada with her brother, Peter Shirk of Bridgeport, Ontario, miller, in May 1862. On June 30th, 1863, they were married. The second union was blessed with a family of five children, viz:

      The mother, together with the last three named children, reside on the old farm where their father died, April 10th, 1892."


      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..., 451.

    2. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      Jacob B. Clemmer is how his name is found on his tombstone.

    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..., 880.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 16.
      Jacob CLEMER Farmer Pennsylvania MN 31
      Anna CLEMER wife Canada MN 25
      Lucy CLEMER daughter Canada MN 4
      Mary CLEMER daughter Canada MN 2
      Conrad FEUN adopted son Germany LU 14
      David RITTER Hired man Germany LU 20
      Mary BOHLANDER Servant Germany LU 15

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jacob Clemmer b. PA res: Waterloo Age: 42 born abt 1821 father: Henry mother: Sarah Clemer married Barbara Sherk Age:: 35 born abt 1828 b. Lancaster, PA Spouse res: Waterloo father: Christian mother: Elizabeth married 30 Jun 1863 county: Waterloo

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 47.

    7. [S2222] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township (North) - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 5.

    8. [S2222] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township (North) - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 6.

    9. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 29.

    10. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    11. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 16.

    12. [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..., 453.

    13. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      (Am/ Andenken von)/ Barbara Shirk/ Ehefrau von/ Jacob B. Clemmer/ geb. 30 Nov. 1827/ gest. 7 Apr. 1905/ Alter/ 77 Jahr 4 Mon. 7 Tage

    14. [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..., 448.

    15. [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..., 452.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Feb 1821 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - wagon maker - 1848 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Feb 1848 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1863 - , 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
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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