Category Archives: Family photos

CLIMENHAGA Family Reunion 1932

was reminded of this wonderful family photograph this week after learning of the passing of Reta (Philp) Carrigan, a descendant of Benjamin Climenhaga, who was kind enough to share it with me. It is a family reunion of the descendants … Continue reading

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Christian CLIMENHAGE’s Pocket Watch

don’t recall exactly when my father passed down my great-great-grandfather’s pocket watch to me. It must’ve been in my early twenties. At the time I didn’t really understand the watch’s true value or importance. It was just an old watch. … Continue reading

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CLIMENHEGG family reunion 1900?

his photograph is a great mystery to me. It was sent to me from a woman who found it in the archives of the Brethren in Christ head office in Oakville, Ontario. The inscription on the back reads: “Niagara River … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: Unknown Man

o you recognize me? This is the second installment of the ‘Unidentified Climenhag* Family Relatives’ series. This installment features a young man who may have lived in Welland County, Ontario in the Stevensville/Ridgeway/Fort Erie (Bertie Township) area, or the city … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: Unknown Bertie Girl

o you recognize me? This is the first installment of the ‘Unidentified Climenhag* Family Relatives’ series. This installment features a young woman who may have lived in Welland County, Ontario in the Stevensville/Ridgeville/Fort Erie (Bertie Township) area, or the city … Continue reading

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Feature Friday: Benjamin CLIMENHAGA

ENJAMIN ‘BEN’ CLIMENHAGA was born 19 August 1851 and died 23 April 1938 from chronic nephritis (kidney disease).[1] He was born and raised in Stevensville, Bertie Township, Welland County, Ontario and Stevensville was his final resting place. He was the … Continue reading

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Feature Friday: Ivora Eben CLIMENHAGE

VORA 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 … Continue reading

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