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

Jesse M. Clemens[1, 2, 3]

Male 1791 - 1882  (90 years)


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  • Name Jesse M. Clemens 
    Born 13 Jun 1791  , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1634 
    Died 6 Jan 1882  [2, 5
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I11759  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Abraham C. Clemens,   b. 1764, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1819, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Miller,   b. 15 Feb 1763, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Miller,   b. 1789, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1861, North-East Of Preston, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1813  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Clemens
     2. Mary A. Clemens,   b. 1 Feb 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Elizabeth Clemens,   b. 6 Jul 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. David Miller Clemens,   b. 26 Jun 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1887, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Abraham M. "Abram" Clemens,   b. 26 May 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1910, Bosanquet Twp., Lambton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     6. Jesse Clemens,   b. 1 Jan 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1824  (Age 1 years)
     7. Sarah Clemens,   b. 1 Jan 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1826  (Age 1 years)
     8. Henry M. Clemens,   b. 3 Jun 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1898, Ravenswood, Lambton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     9. Esther Clemens,   b. 15 Apr 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1905, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     10. Jacob M. Clemens,   b. 13 Jul 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jesse Clemens, second son of Abraham and Rebecca (Miller) Clemens, was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, June 12th 1791. In 1809 he came to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, near Hespeler. He was married in 1813 to Margaret Miller, who was born in July, 1789, and died October 18th, 1861. They resided on the farm now in possession of Noah Scheirich, about three miles north-east of Preston where they commenced to farm soon after their marriage. To them were born nine 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..., 397.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 94.

    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..., 198.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    5. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In memory of/ Jesse Clemens/ who died/ Jan. 6, 1882/ aged 90 yrs. 6 mo./ & 24 d's./ The pains of death are past/ labor and sorrow ceased/ and life's long warfare closed at last/ his soul is sound in peace

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 20.

    7. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Clemens Bible.
      Jese Clemmens was born the 13th day of June 1791-Father of Hester Bechtel - Nelson's father.

    8. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 11 Page 78.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jun 1791 - , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 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 MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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