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

Sophia Holtzworth[1, 2]

Female 1867 - 1956  (89 years)


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  • Name Sophia Holtzworth 
    Born 27 Jan 1867  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Sophia Clemmer 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Servant 
    Residence 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00024-1939.1 
    Died 25 Mar 1956  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10
    Person ID I9308  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Father George Holzwarth,   b. 1 Oct 1819, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1904  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Barbara Schwindt,   b. 8 Apr 1828, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1911  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1855  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F14527  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 24 Nov 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Allan Clemmer,   b. 22 Feb 1894, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1957, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Jemima Clemmer,   b. 5 May 1897, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1993  (Age 95 years)
     3. Gordon Clemmer,   b. Oct 1906, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Cecil R. Clemmer,   b. 28 Oct 1906, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1938, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F2706  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • CLEMMER, Sophia, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Holtzwarth, was born Jan. 27, 1867, in Woolwich Twp., Ont.; passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ervin Cressman, Kitchener, Ont., after a brief illness; aged 89 y. 1 m. 26 d. She lived in St. Jacobs, Ont., until she moved to the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Kitchener. She was married to Isaac Clemmer who predeceased her in 1930. One foster son also predeceased her. Surviving are one son, Allan, Waterloo; and one daughter, Jemima - Mrs. Ervin Cressman, Kitchener; one sister, Mrs. Barbara Schmidt, Preston (now Cambridge); 7 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. She became a Christian in her youth and united with the Mennonite Church of which she remained a faithful member until her death. Funeral services were conducted at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home in Kitchener on March 27, with Roy S. Koch in charge. Interment was made in the Cressman cemetery at Breslau.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLIX , Number 16 - April 17, 1956-page 383, 384

  • 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. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11814-91.
      Isaac Klemmer [s/b Clemmer], 26, b. Waterloo Twp, res. Waterloo Twp, occ. Farmer, s/o Barbara [Sherk] & Jacob Klemmer, married Sophia Holzward s/b Holtzworth, 24, b. Woolwich, res. Woolwich, d/o Barbara & George Holzward, witn: Paul Martin & David Martin, Woolwich, on 24 November 1891, at Woolwich

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11814-91.

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

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 67.

    6. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 34.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 17, 1956 - Obituary of Sophia Clemmer.

    8. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Div. 5 Page 1.

    9. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Woolwich Twp. 1921 Sub Dist. 14 Page 19.

    10. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      In loving memory/ Isaac Clemmer/ 1865-1930/ his wife/ Sophia Holtzworth/ 1867-1956/ At rest/ Clemmer

    11. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      George Holzwarth, mason of Waterloo Twp., married 21 Oct 1855 Berlin by banns to Barbara Schwind of Waterloo Twp., wit: Andrew Schwind of Waterloo, & Catherine of ?

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jan 1867 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Servant - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Nov 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Mar 1956 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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