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Christian Clemens
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1828
Preston
Ontario, Canada
Death: Feb. 21, 1902
Kent County
Michigan, USA

"Born October 18, 1828. After his marriage he resided in different places in the county, the last of which, before he moved to Michigan, was Berlin where he was engaged in the blacksmithing and horseshoeing business. Some thirty years ago he moved to Kent County, Michigan, where he has since been engaged in farming. He was first married to Lydia, daughter of Wendel and Susannah (Bricker) Bowman. After her decease he was married to Leah, daughter of Elias ands Polly (Clemens) Bowman. (She was the widow of the late Samuel S. Betzner). To him and his first wife were born two children, namely: Albert, who died young, and Lena who resides at Grand Rapids, Michigan; and with second wife there are six children, namely: Lucida (dead), Oscar, Simon, Alvin, May, and Ada (dead)." From "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" by Ezra Eby (1895-1896), volume 1, page 437. 
 
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 Parents:
  Abraham Clemens (1781 - 1845)
  Magdalena "Molly" Miller Clemens (1786 - 1847)
 
 Spouses:
  Lydia Bowman Clemens (1831 - 1866)*
  Leah Bowman Clemens (1841 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Albert Clemens (1851 - 1868)*
  Magdalena Clemens Ayres (1859 - 1910)*
  Ephraim Clemens (1860 - 1861)*
  Oscar B Clemens (1870 - 1935)*
  Simon Clemens (1875 - 1944)*
  Alvin B Clemens (1877 - 1947)*
  Adah M Clemens (1881 - 1885)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Clemens Snyder (1810 - 1870)*
  Jacob M Clemens (1813 - 1866)*
  Eli Clemens (1815 - 1879)*
  Levi B. Clemens (1817 - 1891)*
  Magdalena Clemens Schneider (1820 - 1887)*
  Menno Clemens (1822 - 1823)*
  Joel Clemens (1823 - 1905)*
  Noah Clemens (1826 - 1835)*
  Christian Clemens (1828 - 1902)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Christian Clemens 1828-1902
 
Burial:
Gaines Cemetery
Cutlerville
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Lot 120, Grave 2
 
Created by: Giardinelleso
Record added: Feb 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34286555
Christian Clemens
Added by: Giardinelleso
 
Christian Clemens
Added by: Giardinelleso
 
 
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