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

Leah Clemmer[1, 2]

Female 1857 - 1933  (76 years)


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  • Name Leah Clemmer 
    Born 7 Feb 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Randall 
    Residence 1879  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00024-1937 
    Died 29 Jun 1933  [4, 6
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I9302  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2021 

    Father Jacob B. Clemmer,   b. 22 Feb 1821, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1892  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother 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  [2, 11, 12
    Family ID F2701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Randall,   b. 11 Sep 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1922, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1879  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Randall,   b. 10 Jun 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1951, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Elmina Randall,   b. 1 Jul 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1915  (Age 33 years)
     3. Jacob C. Randall,   b. 23 Jun 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1975, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     4. Barbara Randall,   b. 25 Apr 1886, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1926  (Age 40 years)
     5. Amos Randall,   b. 8 Aug 1888, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Onias Randall,   b. 12 Nov 1892, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934  (Age 41 years)
     7. Nathan Randall,   b. 5 Jul 1893, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Anson Randall,   b. 16 Feb 1897, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1915  (Age 18 years)
     9. Mary Ann Randall,   b. 9 Oct 1900, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1974, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F2704  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Leah Clemmer, "was born February 7th, 1857. She is married to John Randall. They reside in Woolwich Township, near Peter Shantz's. Their address is Waterloo P. O., Ontario. They have a family of six 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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      Randall - Leah Clemmer was born Feb. 7, 1859. United in holy matrimony with John Randall Oct. 7, 1879. This union was blessed with 9 children. On June 29, 1933, she peacefully passed away; aged 74 y. 4 m. 22 d. Her husband and 3 children (John, Alson and Barbara - Mrs. Alson Cressman) predeceased her. Those remaining are: Lizzie, Jacob, Amos, Onias, Nathan, Mary Anne (Mrs. Abner Good), 14 grandchildren, and many friends and relatives. In youth she united with the Mennonite Church and remained true to the end. Funeral services July 1 at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, Waterloo Co., Ont., conducted by Bros. Jonas Snider and Moses M. Brubacher.


      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXVI, No. 17 - July 27, 1933, Page 367, 368

  • 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..., 452.

    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..., 880.

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 5.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of / John Randall / died July 11, 1922 / aged 69 yrs. 10 mos. / his wife / Leah Clemmer / died June 29, 1933 / aged 74 yrs. & 4 mo.

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 25.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 27, 1933 - Obituary of Leah Clemmer.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 10767-79.
      John Randel occ. farmer of Woolwich, Birth Place: Woolwich Age: 27 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852 Father Name: Thomas Randel Mother Name: Rosina Spouse Name: Lea Clemmer residence Waterloo, Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1859 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Spouse Father Name: Jacob Clemmer Spouse Mother Name: Anna Marriage Date: 7 Oct 1879 Marriage Place: Waterloo, Waterloo

    8. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 13.

    9. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 6 Page 10.

    10. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    11. [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.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Feb 1857 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1879 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Oct 1879 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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