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

Nathan Clemens[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1790 - 1832  (42 years)


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  • Name Nathan Clemens 
    Born 25 Feb 1790  , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Interesting accident 
    Misfortune killed by lightning 
    Eby ID Number 00023-1620 
    Died 11 Nov 1832  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7
    Cause: lightning 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I22184  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 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 Veronica "Fanny" Bechtel,   b. 17 Feb 1794, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1879, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Clemens,   b. Sep 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Samuel B. Clemens,   b. 13 May 1819, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Mary "Polly" Clemens,   b. 27 Jul 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1917, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Hannah Clemens,   b. 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     5. Joseph Clemens,   b. 4 Jul 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1890, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3329  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Nathan Clemens, "eldest son of Abraham and Rebecca (Miller) Clemens, was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, March 5th, 1790. He came to Canada with his parents when 19 years old. He was married to Veronica, daughter of Rev. Joseph and Magdalena (Allenbach) Bechtel. She was born February 17th, 1794, and died December 19th, 1879. They resided on the farm now in possession of David Rife, north-east of Hespeler. He was killed by lightning November 11th, 1832. After his decease the widow was married to Christian Strohm, and after his decease the widow married the third time. Her third husband was William Copplen. No issue of last two marriages. To Mr. and Mrs. Clemens were born five 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..., 395.

    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..., 528.

    3. [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..., 571.

    4. [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..., 200.

    5. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      (stone broken) Erected / in memory of / Nathan Clemens / born Feb.25,1790 / died Nov.1,1832 (Dates added by relative)

    6. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Clemens Bible.
      Nathan Clemmens was born the 25th Febrary 1790 and died on the first of November 1832 aged 42.

    7. [S2658] aaaaWaterloo Village 1871, Sect. 2 Page 20.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Feb 1790 - , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: lightning - 11 Nov 1832 - Waterloo Twp., 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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