Feature Friday: Ivora Eben CLIMENHAGE

Ivora Eben Climenhage c1900
IVORA EBEN ‘(IVY)’ CLIMENHAGE circa 1900

IVORA EBEN ‘(IVY)’ CLIMENHAGE was born 9 July 1875 at Stevensville, Bertie Township, Welland County, Ontario[1] and died 15 May 1906 at Stevensville from tuberculosis.[2] He was the son of Christian Climenhage and Margaret Beam. Ivy worked as a lithographer/compositor (printer).[3] In 1896/1897 he resided at 2144 Niagara street in Buffalo, New York.[4][5] In the 1900 US Census, Ivy was boarding with William Halliday and family along with a number of other boarders,[6] but by 1901 he was back living with his parents in Stevensville.[7] On his death certificate his occupation is listed as merchant. Never married. Laid to rest at St. John’s Anglican Church Cemetery, Bertie Township, Welland County, Ontario. United Brethren.

Ivy Climenhage at work
Ivy Climenhage at work

 

 

 

 

Footnotes    ((↵) returns to text)

  1. Archives of Ontario. Registrations of Births and Stillbirths – 1869-1913. MS 929, reel 21. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Archives of Ontario, p.257.(↵)
  2. Archives of Ontario. Registrations of Deaths, 1869-1938. MS 935, reel 128. Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, p.581.(↵)
  3. Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1901, Bertie, Welland, Ontario; Page: 4; Family No: 37. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2004.(↵)
  4. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989. Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1896, p. 439: Climenhige, Ivy, printer, h. 2144 Niagara.(↵)
  5.  U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989. Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1897, p. 321: Clemenhage, Ivora, printer, h. 2144 Niagara.(↵)
  6. United States Census, 1900,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MSXF-QZ1 : accessed 19 Jun 2013), Ivora Cleminghage in entry for William Halliday, 1900.(↵)
  7. Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1901, Bertie, Welland, Ontario; Page: 4; Family No: 37. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2004.(↵)
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