Category Archives: Family photos

Throwback Thursday: CLIMENHAGE brothers

recently visited some of my cousins in Ontario. Although we had never met before, we had been in contact by email, and they were kind enough to allow me to scan many of their old family photos. I found many … Continue reading

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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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David CLIMENHAGA family

he second son and third child of Martin Climenhaga and Elizabeth Damude, DAVID CLIMENHAGA was born August 24th, 1826 at Bertie Township, Welland County, Ontario Canada and died August 5th, 1913 at that same place from old age. At age … 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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