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

John Clemmer[1, 2]

Male 1822 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John Clemmer 
    Born 16 Dec 1822  Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    cartwright 
    Occupation 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    wagonmaker 
    Residence 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Labourer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00024-1944 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I9316  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    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  [10
    Family ID F1550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah Gingerich,   b. 5 Apr 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1900, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Children 
     1. Aaron Clemmer,   b. 20 Sep 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909  (Age 63 years)
     2. Mary Ann Clemmer,   b. 11 Dec 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Salome "Sarah" Clemmer,   b. 11 Jan 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth Clemmer,   b. 9 Feb 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1864  (Age 9 years)
     5. Ephraim Clemmer,   b. 27 Mar 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Liesanna Clemmer,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Susannah Clemmer,   b. 19 Sep 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1923  (Age 63 years)
     8. Cyrus Clemmer,   b. 26 Dec 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Lucinda Clemmer,   b. 6 Jun 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1948, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F2707  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susannah Gingerich,   b. 1824, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Oct 1844  [6
    Children 
     1. Lucinda Clemmer,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F263005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Susannah Clemmer,   b. 19 Sep 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1923  (Age 63 years)
     2. Cyrus Clemmer,   b. 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F263014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Clemmer, "was the youngest child in his father's family and was born in Canada, near Preston, December 16th, 1822. On October 29th, 1844, he was married to Susannah, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Erb) Gingerich. She was born April 5th, 1825. After their marriage they moved to New Hamburg where he worked at his trade, waggon building. Here they resided about two years, then they moved to Chicopee where they resided about five years. Some time in May, 1856, they moved to their home, situated two miles north of the town of Waterloo, where they still reside. Their family consists of eight 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..., 453.

    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..., 688.

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

    4. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Waterloo Township 1861 Div. 13 Page 92.

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

    6. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 31.

    7. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister Of The German Evangelical Church, , At Green Bush, Waterloo Township, 31 Aug. 1841 To 31 Aug. 1842
      Henry Schwartz, Yeoman, To Elisabeth Salzberger, Both Of Waterloo.Wit. John Clemer, Cartwright And Christian Shupe, Both Of Waterloo

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Minister of The German Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Church Greenbush, Waterloo Township, Halton County, Wellington District, 31 Aug. 1842 to 31 Aug. 1843 report 25.
      Henry Hagey, Blacksmith to Sarah Swartz, both of Waterloo. Wit. Jacob Berge, Wagonmaker, and John Clemer, Wagonmaker, both of Waterloo.

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huether, Minister of The Gospel of The Evangelical Lutheran Church At Preston report 39.
      John Clemer, to Sussana Gingerich, both of Waterloo. 29 Oct. 1844.

    10. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Dec 1822 - Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cartwright - 1842 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - wagonmaker - 1842 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Oct 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - 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 MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1881 - 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 - Laborer - 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
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