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

Mary Clemens[1, 2]

Female 1793 - 1870  (76 years)


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  • Name Mary Clemens 
    Born 27 Jul 1793  , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Master 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1725 
    Died 28 May 1870  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Cause: General Debility 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Person ID I16905  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    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 Isaac Master,   b. 23 Jan 1787, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1853, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 11 May 1809  [7
    Children 
     1. John Master,   b. 7 Mar 1810, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1895, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Elizabeth Master,   b. 7 Mar 1810,   d. In Infancy, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. George C. Master,   b. 23 Dec 1813, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1874, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. Sarah Ann Master,   b. 23 Jan 1816, of, Waterloo Twp., Region of Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1881, , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Abraham C. Master,   b. 11 Apr 1818, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     6. Mary Master,   b. 7 May 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Isaac Master,   b. 25 Jan 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1834  (Age 12 years)
     8. Hannah Master,   b. 18 Dec 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895, Bosanquet Twp., Lambton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     9. Catharine Master,   b. 3 Aug 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1886, Sourisford, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     10. Samuel Master,   b. 19 Jun 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1860, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     11. Nancy Master,   b. 29 Mar 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1912  (Age 81 years)
     12. Elizabeth "Eliza" Master,   b. 2 Jul 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907  (Age 73 years)
     13. Henry Master,   b. 27 Mar 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Lewis Master,   b. 8 Jan 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     15. Lucinda Master,   b. 29 Jan 1837 OR 21 Aug 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1854  (Age 17 years)
     16. William Master,   b. Abt 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F4065  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Clemens, "the eldest daughter of Abraham and Rebecca (Miller) Clemens, was born in Pennsylvania, about the year 1792 or 93. She was married to Isaac Master. They resided near Galt, Ontario where they raised a large family. She died May 26th, 1870."


      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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      Mrs. Mary Master nee Clemens, was born in Pennsylvania, of German extraction, and married Isaac Master "of the same nationality". They came to Canada "as early as 1819", settling in Waterloo Twp., on the road that now connects Preston and Galt. For some years before her husband's death, they lived near Berlin. After his death, she lived with her daughter, Mrs. Edward Ellis, Puslinch. She died there, May 28, 1870; age 77.


      Christian Guardian 20 Dec 1870 pg 203

  • 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..., 411.

    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..., 286.

    3. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 28.

    5. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Clemens Bible.
      Mary Clemmens was born 27th day of July 1793 died 1870

    6. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      Mary/ Wife of Isaac MASTERS/ Born July 27, 1793/ Died May 28, 1870/ Aged 76 yrs. 10 mo./ [verse]/[Source Family member: Dau of Abraham & Mary CLEMENS] [flat on ground,2016]

    7. [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..., 72.

    8. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      Mary/ wife of Isaac Masters/ born July 27, 1793/ died May 28, 1870/ aged 76 yrs. 10 mo./ verse

    9. [S60] News - Christian Guardian, Obituary of Mary Clemens Master - 20 Dec 1870 pg 203.

    10. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 010361 (1870).
      Name:Mrs Masters Gender:Female Age:82 Birth Date:abt 1788 Birth Place:Pennsylvania, USA Death Date:28 May 1870 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jul 1793 - , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: General Debility - 28 May 1870 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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