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

Rachel Dierstein[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1791 - 1864  (73 years)


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  • Name Rachel Dierstein 
    Born 15 Nov 1791  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Rachel Clemens 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1795.1 
    Died 3 Dec 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    Buried 6 Dec 1864  Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Person ID I17108  Generations
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2020 

    Father Abraham Derstein,   b. Abt 1745, Of, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catherine Sellers,   b. Abt 1749, Of, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 Aug 1769  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F3208  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deacon Abraham S. Clemens,   b. 7 Mar 1790, Salford, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 19 May 1812  [1
    Children 
     1. Abraham D. Clemens,   b. 17 Apr 1813, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1877, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Mary Clemens,   b. 6 Mar 1815, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jacob Clemens,   b. 22 Apr 1817, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1818  (Age 0 years)
     4. Amos M. Clemens,   b. 13 Feb 1819, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1887, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Susannah Clemens,   b. 23 Aug 1821, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1874, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     6. Veronica Clemens,   b. 7 Feb 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1825  (Age 0 years)
     7. Lydia Ann Clemens,   b. 26 Aug 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1904  (Age 77 years)
     8. George H. Clemens,   b. 25 Jul 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1892, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • On the 3d of December 1864, in Waterloo Co., C. W., after suffering several days with Colic, Rachel Clemens, wife of Abm. S. Clemens,(Deacon,) aged 73 years and 18 days. Her maiden name was Derstein. She was buried on the 6th at Cressman's grave yard, when in the meeting house at the same place, funeral discourses were delivered from Jn. 5: 24, 25, and Rev. 14: 13.


      Herald of Truth March 1865 - Vol. II, No.3 Page 23, 24

  • 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..., 425.

    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..., 100.

    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..., 103.

    4. [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..., 537.

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

    6. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Zum Andenken an / Rahel [sic] Clemens / geborne Diersteinen Ehegattin / von Abraham S.Clemens / geboren den / 15ten Nov.1791 / gestorben den / 3ten Dec.1864 / im Alter von / 73 Jahren und 18 Tagen / [verse]

    7. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, March 1865 - Vol. II, No.3 Page 23, 24.

    8. [S1852] Vit - PA - PA Marriages, pg 220.
      1769 Aug 23 Sellar, Cath + Abraham Tustine

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Nov 1791 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Dec 1864 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 Dec 1864 - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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