3rd Generation

111 BARBARA SIDER b 13 Apr 1810 at Stevensville, Bertie, Welland, Ontario, Canada d 8 Mar 1899 at Wainfleet, Welland, Ontario, Canada from La grippe (Influenza), dau of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider, m abt 1839 at Bertie, Welland, Ontario, Canada GEORG ‘JACOB’ SCHMIDT/SMITH b Mar 1806 at Germany d 12 Oct 1878 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON from old age. Barbara lived with her son Jacob after her husband’s death.  Barbara was a Tunker and later a Methodist—Jacob was non-religous. Laid to rest at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., Ontario.

“Georg Jacob Schmid emigrated from Germany to Canada in 1832. Somehow he came in contact with the German speaking Sider family, and married the eldest daughter of John Sider of Stevensville. Although Barbara was a member of the Tunker church until her death at age 89, Jacob never became a member of the Tunker brotherhood. On November 4, 1842, Barbara’s father purchased 100 acres of land in Wainfleet Township, the south part of Lot 36, Concession 5, from John Misener, for 212 pounds 10 shillings. This farm, one and a half miles west of the present Wainfleet Brethren in Christ Church, became the Jacob Smith farm. However, it was not until 1858 that ownership of the land was transferred from John Sider to Jacob Smith.”

  • 1111 Anna Smith b 1840
  • 1112 Magdalena Smith b 1842
  • 1113 John Smith b 1844
  • 1114 Sarah Smith b 1849
  • 1115 Jacob Smith b 1853
  • 1116 Barbara Smith b 1856

112 MARY/MARIA SIDER b 17 Nov 1811 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 1811 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON, dau of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider. Died in infancy.

113 ELIZABETH SIDER b 9 Aug 1813 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 1813 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON, dau of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider. Died in infancy.

114 JACOB SIDER b 31 May 1815 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 28 Jan 1882 at Bertie Twp. Welland Co., ON from inflammation of the lungs, son of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider, m abt 1839 MAGDALENA ‘MARTHA’ BARNHART b 16 May 1808 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 27 Nov 1880 at Welland Co., ON from insanity, dau of Jacob Barnhart and Maria Christina Neu. Laid to rest at Bertie Brethren in Christ Cemetery, Bertie Twp., Welland Co., Ontario.

“Both Jacob and Magdalena were born in Bertie Township, in the German speaking community of the Tunker fellowship. They followed the practice of their people in developing a farm just west of his father’s farm on Lot 12, Concession 15, in Bertie Township. They were faithful members of the Tunker church.”

  • 1141 Julia Ann Sider b 1840
  • 1142 Jacob D. Sider b 1843, m 1181
  • 1143 Martha Magdalena Sider b 1851

115 CHRISTIAN SIDER b 11 May 1817 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 5 Aug 1885 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON, son of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider, m 12 Apr 1842 BARBARA SHERK b 23 Oct 1823 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 15 Mar 1899 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON from La grippe [Influenza], dau of Joseph Sherk and Mary Fretz. Laid to rest at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Wainfleet, Ontario. Tunkers.

“Both Christian and Barbara were born in Bertie Township, although Barbara was born into a Mennonite family who lived in a log cabin about two miles south of the Sider home. After their marriage they both united with the Tunker church and moved to Wainfleet Township to make their home there. Christian’s original land was along the Forks Road, on the south half of Lot 30, Concession 5. Here he cleared the forest and built his first house out of logs. In 1845 Christian was ordained to the ministry of the Tunker Church, becoming the first minister in the Wainfleet congregation. His preaching was in German, and his training was in the “school of experience.” In 1859 Christian built a large brick house on his property, the bricks being made from clay taken from Forks Creek that ran through the farm. This house, still in use by Christian’s descendants, was built with two large rooms for holding church services. Christian later purchased the north half of Lot 29, Concession 5, and still later acquired the north half of Lot 30, Concession 5 from his brother John. He was a successful farmer, but also a faithful churchman.”

  • 1151 Anna Sider b 1843
  • 1152 Mary Sider b 1844
  • 1153 Christianna Sider b 1846
  • 1154 Julia Ann Sider b 1848, d in infancy
  • 1155 Joseph Sider b 1849
  • 1156 Sarah Sider b 1851
  • 1157 John Sider b 1853, m 1237
  • 1158 Infant sider b 1854, d in infancy
  • 1159 Emma Sider b 1856
  • 115A Barbara Sider b 1858
  • 115B Christian Sider b 1862
  • 115C Melissa Sider b 1865
  • 115D Fannie Sider b 1867, d in infancy

116 ANNA SIDER b 2 Nov 1818 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON, dau of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider. Died in infancy.

117 JOHN SIDER b 11 Apr 1820 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 3 Nov 1895 at Clinton Twp., Lincoln Co., ON one month after an accident, son of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider, m1 abt 1855 REBECCA ROHOUSE b 1831, m2 17 Apr 1882 at Smithville, Grimsby Twp., Lincoln Co., ON MARY CATHERINE BOWMAN b 1839 at Yarmouth Twp., Elgin Co., ON, dau of Frederic and Catharine Bowman. Mary Catherine was a widow and had been married to a Lane. Tunkers. John lived in Wainfleet but later moved to Clinton Township. He was possibly married three times.

“John was born in Bertie Township, but moved to Wainfleet as a young man with others of his family. His farm was the north half of Lot 30, Concession 5 just North of his brother Christian. John was noted for being a very frugal man, yet not as successful as his brothers. Around 1870, his farm became the property of his brother Christian, possibly because of financial difficulties. However, John continued to live on the farm in a small house on the west side of the Perry Road…”

  • 1171  Anna Eleanor Sider b 1856, m1
  • 1172  Catherine Sider b 1857, m1, m 1392

118 MOSES SIDER b 3 Dec 1823 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 15 Dec 1873 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON from typhoid pneumonia, son of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider, m 28 Jan 1850 ANNA SHERK b 13 May 1818 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 18 May 1886 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON from heart disease, dau of Joseph Scherck and Mary Fretz. Laid to rest at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Wainfleet, Ontario. Tunkers.

“Moses and Anna were both born in Bertie Township into German speaking homes. Anna was a sister to Barbara Scherck, wife of Christian Sider, and from a Mennonite home. Moses and Anna were among the children of John Sider who settled in Wainfleet Township. Their farm was the north half of Lot 36, Concession 5, adjacent to his sister Barbara Smith’s farm. Moses was also a faithful member of the Tunker church, and was chosen to be one of the ministers, along with his brother Christian. He may have been somewhat better educated, judging from his handwriting in English…Moses was a successful farmer and minister, although he died at the relatively young age of 50 years.”

  • 1181 Lovina (Huntsbury) Sider b 1853, adopted, m 1142
  • 1182 Andrew Sider b 1854
  • 1183 Paul Sider b bet 1851 and 1856 d in infancy

119 MAGDALENA SIDER b 26 Sep 1826 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 14 Dec 1877 at Welland Co., ON from abdominal tumor and dropsy, dau of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider, m 23 Feb 1847 ABRAHAM WINGER b 3 Oct 1825 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 6 Oct 1904 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON from kidney disease, son of Henry Winger and Elizabeth Neff. Abraham was the third Bishop of the Bertie Brethren in Christ Church and could preach in English or German. The couple are said to be buried on their farm.

“Abram and Magdalena were born in Bertie Township, both from Pennsylvania Dutch families, members of the Tunker church. Abram and Magdalena lived on her father’s farm, about a mile south east of the present Bertie Brethren in Christ church. Abram was a farmer and preacher for the Tunker church, and was selected to be the “Elder” or “Bishop” of the church. He was thus the leader of the group which had several men serving as ministers. After Magdalena died at age 51 years, Abram remarried 12 Jan 1879 Rachel Penelope Huff, the widow of Jacob Pound. Rachel had three daughters; one of which–Alice–later became the wife of Magdalena’s son Jonas.

  • 1191  John Winger b 1848
  • 1192  Henry Winger b 1850
  • 1193  Anna Winger b 1851, m 1231
  • 1194  Elizabeth Winger b 1852
  • 1195  Rebecca Winger b 1854
  • 1196  Jonas Winger b 1857
  • 1197  Sarah Winger b 1859
  • 1198  Abraham Winger b 1861
  • 1199  Moses Winger b 1863 d in infancy
  • 119A  Infant Winger b 1865
  • 119B  Jacob Winger b 1866

11A SARAH SIDER b 12 Dec 1828 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 3 Apr 1911 at Gormley, Whitechurch Twp., York Co., ON from dropsy, dau of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider, m1 1854 JOHN HEISE b 5 Apr 1816 d 13 Apr 1860 at Markham Twp., York Co., ON, son of John Heise and Elizabeth Hoover , m2 29 Jan 1867 at Richmond Hill, York Co., ON CHRISTIAN HOOVER b 15 May 1814 at Markham Twp., York Co., ON d 8 Apr 1885 at Whitechurch Twp., York Co., ON from blood poisoning, son of John Hoover and Barbara Heise. Laid to rest at Heise Hill Cemetery, Gormley, Ontario. Tunkers.

“Sarah grew up in Bertie Township but married a widower, John Heise from Markham Township, a member of the Tunker church there, known as Heise Hill Church. John had been married to Magdalene Baker and had four sons, Daniel, Samuel, Jacob (died in infancy), and John. The oldest was just nine years old when Sarah became their stepmother. However, she soon had two more sons, to make a family of five boys. Just six years after this marriage, John died leaving Sarah a widow. Another widower, Christian Hoover, a brother-in-law of John Heise, and a member of the Heise Hill Tunker church, and Sarah were married. He had no previous children, but in 1867 he and Sarah had a baby girl, named Anna.”

  • 11A1 Abraham Heise b 1855 m1
  • 11A2 Reuben Heise b 1860 m1
  • 11A3 Anna Hoover b 1867 m2

11B ANNA SIDER b 1830 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 1830 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON, dau of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider. She may have been born on July 7th. Died in infancy.

11C HENRY SIDER b 1832 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 1832 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON, son of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider. Died in infancy.

11D MARTIN SIDER b 1 Jun 1834 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 17 Feb 1909 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON, son of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider, m abt 1857  BARBARA AUGUSTINE b 10 Dec 1835 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 6 Jul 1902 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON from heart failure, dau of Christian and Susanna Augustine. Martin worked as a veterinary surgeon. Laid to rest at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Wainfleet, Ontario. Tunkers.

“Martin was born in Bertie Township, John and Anna’s youngest son. Just two years after Martin’s birth, his father purchased 200 acres of land in Wainfleet Township, which would later become the homes of Martin and his younger sister Catherine. This land, Lot 28, Concession 5, in Wainfleet Township was first used by Martin’s older brother Christian. Christian began clearing some of this land before he was married, but later made his home a half mile farther west. Martin Sider occupied the west half of this parcel of land, a long narrow strip with frontage on the north side of the Forks Road about a quarter mile east of the present Brethren in Christ church. Here he farmed and raised his family. He was the veterinarian for the community, probably self-taught. He also raised Saint Bernard dogs. An 1890 news item in the Welland Tribune tells of a seven month, ten day old pup, on Martin’s farm, which weighed 128 pounds, had a shoulder height of 31 ½ inches, girth around the chest of 35 inches, and length from nose to set of tail of 51 ½ inches. Martin and his wife were members of the Tunker church.”

  • 11D1 John Frank Sider b 1858
  • 11D2 Abraham Sider b 1859
  • 11D3 Jacob Sider b 1861
  • 11D4 Isaac Sider b 1863
  • 11D5 Susan Sider b 1864
  • 11D6 Henry Sider b 1866
  • 11D7 Barbara Ann Sider b 1868
  • 11D8 Joseph Sider b 1871
  • 11D9 Levi Martin Sider b 1872
  • 11DA Paul Sider b 1876 d in infancy
  • 11DB John Sider b 1878 d in infancy
  • 11DC Alberta Sider b 1880 d in infancy

11E CATHARINE SIDER b 18 Jan 1837 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 27 Mar 1910 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON from abdominal tumour, dau of Anna Climenhaga and John Sider, m abt 1859 LEWIS SETT b 6 May 1834 at Germany d 13 Feb 1913 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON from heart failure. Lewis Sett immigrated to Canada in 1848 and was naturalized in 1868. He apparently had quite a temper as reported in two separate articles in the Welland Tribune. In one article he loudly berated the new groom of his daughter Mary and in another reportedly got into fisticuffs with daughter Anna’s husband Menno. Lewis and Catharine lived in Winger, a small village in Wainfleet. Laid to rest at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Wainfleet, Ontario. Catharine was a Tunker, and Lewis a Lutheran.

“Catherine was the youngest of fourteen children born to parents in their mid-years. Catherine and Louis settled on the east half of Lot 28, Concession 5 in Wainfleet Township, which had been purchased by her father the year Catherine was born. Their home was along the Forks Road, just east of her brother Martin’s. Here they farmed the land and raised their three children. Catherine was a member of the Tunker church although it is not known that Louis ever joined the Tunker group.”

  • 11E1 Abraham Sett b 1860 d 1861
  • 11E2 Levi Sett b 1862
  • 11E3 Anna Sett b 1864, m 1363
  • 11E4 Sarah E. Sett b 8 Sep 1865 d Mar 1866
  • 11E5 Mary Catharine Sett b 1866, m 1391
  • 11E6 Elizabeth Sett b 26 Oct 1868 d 7 Dec 1868

121 MOSES CLIMENHAGE b 3 Sept 1820 at Black Creek, Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 23 Sept 1890 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON from dropsy, son of Martin Climenhaga and Elizabeth Damude, m abt 1843 FANNIE SIDER b 10 Jan 1825 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 6 May 1892 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON from La grippe [Influenza], dau of Christian Sider and Barbara Winger. Fannie and Moses lived on a 50 acre farm east of Stevensville being the east half of Lot 13, Concession 10—this land was inherited from Moses’ father in 1876. In April of 1879 Moses’ house caught fire in the middle of the night and burned down–no one was injured. As was typical of that period, Moses and Fannie could neither read nor write. Laid to rest at Black Creek Pioneer Cemetery, Bertie Twp., Welland Co., Ontario. Moses and Fannie were Episcopal Methodists, and, later, Tunkers.

  • 1211 Barbary Climenhage b 1844
  • 1212 Jacob Climenhage b 1846
  • 1213 George Climenhage b 1849
  • 1214 Christian Climenhage b 1853
  • 1215 Andrew Climenhage b 1858
  • 1216 Annie Climenhage b 1861

122 ANNA ‘(ANNIE)’ CLIMENHAGA b 3 Apr 1823 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 19 Dec 1880 at Aldborough Twp., Elgin Co., ON from paralysis, dau of Martin Climenhaga and Elizabeth Damude, m abt 1845 SAMUEL SAYLOR b 1821 at Willoughby Twp., Welland Co., ON d 31 Jul 1887 at Mosa Twp., Middlesex Co., ON from dropsy, son of Peter Saylor and Elizabeth Anna Lapp. Annie and Samuel were raised in the vicinity of Black Creek. After their marriage they settled in Bertie Township. In 1861 they were living in a log home on 50 acres (Lot 7 Concession 4) in Willoughby Township—this land was purchased from Joseph Danner in 1852. Later they bought land being the SE half of Lot 13 Concession 5 in Mosa Township, Middlesex County.  Samuel worked as a farmer and Annie a matron. Methodists. Laid to rest at Cashmere Cemetery, Mosa Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario.

  • 1221 Martin Saylor b 1846
  • 1222 Isaac Saylor b 1849
  • 1223 Jacob Saylor b 1854
  • 1224 Elizabeth Saylor b 1859
  • 1225 Abraham Saylor b 1867

123 DAVID CLIMENHAGA b 24 Aug 1826 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 5 Aug 1913 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON from old age, son of Martin Climenhaga and Elizabeth Damude, m 3 Oct 1848 ABIGAIL BARNHART b 5 Aug 1830 d 14 Feb 1908 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON, dau of Peter Barnhart and Mary Ann Fretz. David and Abigail lived on a farm between Black Creek and the village of Stevensville. When his children were grown David spent much of his time making cider and vinegar which he would sell.

“Around 1900, Dave Climenhage had a cider mill located at his farm on the east side of Winger Road and north of the ConRail (Michigan Central) railway line east of Stevensville. The mill used horse power to turn a “jack” –that is, a gear arrangement. Horses walked in a circle, in the same system that was used to operate a log saw or a small thresher. This “jack gear” operated the pulper and press. Horses pulling wagons of apples lined up on the road “clear back to Stevensville.” The process has been described as requiring two men to turn a capstan, as on a boat, and this was used to screw down the press.”

David was also an avid carpenter and furniture maker of such items as benches, stools, crutches and stirring ladles which he enjoyed giving to community members and visitors. He had a keen interest in the family history and took great pride in maintaining the Black Creek Pioneer Cemetery (known as Winger or Brillinger Cemetery in his day). Laid to rest at Bertie Brethren in Christ Church Cemetery, Bertie Twp., Welland Co., Ontario. Tunkers.

  • 1231 Peter Martin Climenhaga b 1850
  • 1232 Benjamin Climenhaga b 1851
  • 1233 Esther Elizabeth Climenhaga b 1853
  • 1234 Susanna Climenhaga b 1855
  • 1235 Daniel Climenhage* b 1857
  • 1236 Elisha Climenhaga b 1859
  • 1237 Mary Ann Climenhaga b 1862
  • 1238 Sarah Climenhaga b 1864 twin
  • 1239 Caroline Climenhaga b 1864 twin
  • 123A Lydia Climenhaga b 1868

124 MARTIN CLIMENHAGE b 26 Dec 1829 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 22 Nov 1866, son of Martin Climenhaga and Elizabeth Damude, m 30 Sep 1856 at Little Ireland, Welland Co., ON ESTHER BARNHART b 27 Nov 1832 at Little Ireland, Welland Co., ON d 10 Sep 1858, dau of Peter Barnhart and Mary Ann Fretz. Martin attended Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH (Scientific course) from 1853–1854 and Alfred University at Alfred Center, NY from 1854–1855. In 1857 Martin was a storekeeper in the village of Stevensville, and later elected Reeve of Bertie Township in 1865, also serving as conveyancer and commissioner of deeds that same year. In 1866 he owned a general store in Crowland Township. Martin was also the first teacher at the first schoolhouse (a log building) built in Bertie in 1864 in which he was said to have “advansed [sic] the children very creditably.” Both are laid to rest at the Black Creek Pioneer Cemetery, Bertie Twp., Welland Co., Ontario. The inscription on Esther’s stone reads “Remember as you pass by that I was once as you are now, and that you must shortly come to where I am now. The Lord have mercy upon us.”

  • 1241 Elizabeth Caroline Climenhage b 1857

131 PETER CLIMENHAGA b 29 May 1827 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 1828 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON, son of Henry Climenhaga and Susanna Pickard. Died in infancy

132 CATHERINE/CATARINA CLIMENHAGA b 15 Mar 1829 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 1829 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON, dau of Henry Climenhaga and Susanna Pickard. Died in infancy.

133 BARBARA CLIMENHAGA b 23 Mar 1830 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 1830 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON, dau of Henry Climenhaga and Susanna Pickard. Died in infancy.

134 WILLIAM CLIMENHAGE b 7 Aug 1832  at Willoughby Twp., Welland Co., ON d 10 Jun 1894 at Humberstone Twp., Welland Co., ON from dropsey, son of Henry Climenhaga and Susanna Pickard, m 10 Nov 1862 at Haldmand Co., ON ANNA MARGARET ‘(ANNIE)’ ACKER b 20 Dec 1849 at Pelham Twp., Welland Co., ON d 7 Apr 1926 at Humberstone Twp., Welland Co., ON, dau of Henry Acker and Charity Overholt. After William’s death Annie was twice remarried: 3 Aug 1894 to Christian Jacob Burger [1836–1909], and 29 Oct 1911 to Adam Young [1846–1923]. Annie is laid to rest at the Mennonite Cemetery, Bertie Twp., Welland Co., Ontario. William may be laid to rest at Shisler’s Cemetery, Sherkston, Ontario.

  • 1341 Henry Climenhage b 1866
  • 1342 Dora Climenhage b 1885, adopted

135 ELIZABETH ‘(BETSY)’ CLIMENHAGA b 8 Nov 1834 at Willoughby Twp., Welland Co., ON d 28 Sep 1918 at St. Catharines, Grantham Twp., Lincoln Co., ON, dau of Henry Climenhaga and Susanna Pickard, m 20 Nov 1849 at Chippewa, Willoughby Twp., Welland Co., ON PETER SIDER b 29 May 1827 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d abt 1897, son of Martin Sider and Mary. Peter and Betsy were both born in Bertie Township but later moved to Wainfleet Township.

  • 1351 Daniel Sider b 1855
  • 1352 Benjamin F. Sider b 1856
  • 1353 Susan Esther Sider b 1858
  • 1354 Elias Sider b 1864
  • 1355 Ernest Sider b 1874
  • 1356 David Sider b 1875

136 ANNA ‘(ANNIE)’ CLIMENHAGA b 1839 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 27 Apr 1921 at Port Colborne, Humberstone Twp., Welland Co., ON from asthma and myocarditis, dau of Henry Climenhaga and Susanna Pickard, m ABRAHAM ‘(ABRAM)’ ACKER b 26 Mar 1834 at Binbrook Twp., Wentworth Co., ON d 3 Feb 1904 at Perry Stn., Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON from Kidney disease, son of George Ecker and unknown. It is said that Abraham was part of the underground railroad and would help slaves escape by rowing them across the Niagara River in a row boat. He could never go across the border because he had ‘a price on his head’ for helping the slaves. Abram was a farmer. Tunkers.

  • 1361 Henry Acker b 1854
  • 1362 Susan Elizabeth Acker b 1856
  • 1363 Menno Acker b 1863
  • 1364 George William Acker b 1863
  • 1365 Freeman Acker b 1864
  • 1366 Milo Acker b 1869
  • 1367 Barbara Ann Acker b 1871
  • 1368 Addie Acker b 1874
  • 1369 Amanda J. Acker b 1879
  • 136A Ada Emma Acker b 1880

137 SUSANNAH ‘(SUSAN)’ CLIMENHAGA b 3 Mar 1842 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 11 Feb 1915 at Shisler’s Point, Humberstone Twp., Welland Co., ON from bronchial pneumonia, dau of Henry Climenhaga and Susanna Pickard, m1 abt 1860 ANDREW E. ACKER b 1839 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON d 13 Jun 1889 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON from Dyspepsia (stomach problems), son of Jacob Ecker and unknown, m2 abt 1908 LORENZO DUDLEY BESSEY b 1 May 1853 at St. Catharines, Grantham Twp., Lincoln Co., ON d 2 Feb 1931 at Welland, Crowland Twp., Welland Co., ON, son of John Calvin Bessey and Matilda McCombs. Lorenzo was the widow of Susan Emeline (1373), Susannah’s daughter. Susannah and Lorenzo were married sometime after her daughter’s death. Andrew is laid to rest in Forks Road Cemetery, Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., Ontario. Susannah is laid to rest at Shisler Cemetery, Humberstone Twp., Welland Co., Ontario. Tunkards.

  • 1371 Matilda J. Acker/Ecker b 1861
  • 1372 William Henry Acker/Ecker b 1863
  • 1373 Susan Emeline Acker/Ecker b 1864
  • 1374 Anna M. Acker/Ecker b 1869
  • 1375 Levi Ecker b 1872
  • 1376 Burton Ecker b 1875
  • 1377 Mary Idelia Acker/Ecker b 1879
  • 1378 Lula Acker/Ecker b 1881
  • 1379 Luetta Acker/Ecker b 1882
  • 137A Ina Arlephia Acker/Ecker b 1885
  • 137B  Lillian Acker/Ecker b 1887

138 MAGDELINE CLIMENHAGA b 29 Nov 1847 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 13 Feb 1907 at Humberstone Twp., Welland Co., ON from endocarditis, dau of Henry Climenhaga and Susanna Pickard, m 16 Jul 1882 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON JONATHON STORM b 7 May 1853 at Humberstone Twp., Welland Co., ON d 29 Apr 1923 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON from heart disease, son of Joel Storm and Barbara Sider. Lived on Lot 5, Concession 1 in Humberstone Twp. Laid to rest at Black Creek Pioneer Cemetery, Bertie Twp., Welland Co., Ontario. Dunkards.

  • 1381 Anna Barbara Storm b 1885
  • 1382 Fremon Storm b 1887

139 ABRAHAM ‘(ABRAM)’ CLIMENHAGA b 20 May 1851 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 27 Mar 1935 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON, son of Henry Climenhaga and Susanna Pickard, m 13 Mar 1871 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON SARAH ANN SIDER b 8 Feb 1855 at Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., ON, d 23 Jul 1924 at Crystal Beach, Welland Co., ON from myocarditis, dau of Jacob Sider and Mary Ann Ecker. Abraham and Sarah are laid to rest at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., Ontario.

  • 1391 William Henry Climenhaga b 1871
  • 1392 Jacob Climenhaga b 1875
  • 1393 Susannah Climenhaga b 1877
  • 1394 Sylvestor Climenhaga b 1880
  • 1395 Elizabeth Climenhaga b 1882
  • 1396 John Frank Climenhaga b 1886
  • 1397 Martin Climenhaga b 1889
  • 1398 Mary Melinda Climenhaga b 1893
  • 1399 Mabel Climenhaga b 1895
  • 139A Jennie Catherine Climenhaga b 1897

13A DAVID CLIMENHAGE b 22 Feb 1857 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 28 Aug 1921 at Toronto, York Co., ON from squamous cell carcinoma, son of Henry Climenhaga and Susanna Pickard, m 13 Aug 1882 at Port Colborne, Humberstone Twp., Welland Co., ON AUGUSTA MILLER b 20 Mar 1864 d 1 Oct 1945 at Port Colborne, Humberstone Twp., Welland Co., ON, dau of Abram Miller and Mary Jane Acker. Augusta married Nicholas Vanderveer, son of Tunis Vanderveer and Margaret Schufeldt (and father of Margaret Vanderveer #341) after David’s death, 29 Aug 1923 at Humberstone Township. Laid to rest at Shisler Cemetery, Humberstone Twp., Welland Co., Ontario. David and Augusta were Tunkers–Nicholas a Lutheran.

  • 13A1 Abram Climenhage b 1883
  • 13A2 Mary Climenhage b 1885
  • 13A3 William Climenhage b 1888
  • 13A4 Albert Climenhage b 1891
  • 13A5 Edward Climenhage b 1894
  • 13A6 Isaac Climenhage b 1896
  • 13A7 Susannah Climenhage b 1900
  • 13A8 Arthur Climenhage b 1903
  • 13A9 Richard Earl Climenhage b 1906

13B CATHARINE CLIMENHAGA b 1858 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d aft 1881, dau of Henry Climenhaga and Susanna Pickard. Died young.

141 NATHANIEL CLIMENHEGG b 24 Jan 1827 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 16 Dec 1894 at Ridgeway, Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON from typhoid fever, son of Abraham Climenhegg and Mary Ann Zimmerman, m1 7 Nov 1843 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON, dv CHRISTEANNAH ‘(CHRISTINA)’ SHISLER b 18 May 1829 at Humberstone Twp., Welland Co., ON d 9 Aug 1886 at London, Middlesex Co., ON from epilepsy, dau of Conrad Shisler and Elizabeth Crow/Groh, m2 17 Oct 1860 at Oxford Twp., Middlesex Co., ON, dv? JANE THOMPSON b 1832 at Scotland, UK d 1900 at Oxford Twp., Middlesex Co., ON, dau of James Thompson and Jannett, m3 abt 1864 ADELINE PRITCHARD b abt 1844 at NY d 5 Oct 1882 at Ridgeway, Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON from cancer, dau of [Thomas G. Pritchard and Sarah Matilda Thomas?]. Jane is laid to rest at the House of Refuge Cemetery, Oxford, Ontario [listed as Jane Clemonade]. Nathaniel was a Blacksmith at West Oxford Twp., Oxford, ON in 1869; in 1871 he operated a rake and washboard factory also working as a mechanic. Nathaniel holds a U.S. patent for a Straw-Cutter No. 374311 Sep 1881. Nathaniel and Adeline are laid to rest at Old Ridgeway Cemetery, Ridgeway, Bertie Twp., Welland Co., Ontario. Wesleyan Methodists.

  • 1411 Joseph Climenhegg b 1845 m1
  • 1412 Abagail Climenhegg b 1846 m1
  • 1413 Peter Climenhegg b 1848 m1
  • 1414 Jennette Climenhegg b 1850 m1
  • 1415 Celestia M. Climenhegg b 1852 m1
  • 1416 Josiah Climenhegg b bet 1853 and 1860 m1
  • 1417 Abraham Climenhegg b 1861 m2
  • 1418 Franklin Climenhegg b 1865 m3
  • 1419 Jerome Climenhegg b 1875 m3
  • 141A Warren Climenhegg b 1878 m3

142 SUSANNAH CLIMENHEGG b 16 Dec 1829 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 8 Dec 1904 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON from lung trouble, dau of Abraham Climenhegg and Mary Ann Zimmerman, m 1844 JOSEPH WINGER b 22 Mar 1822 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 16 Sep 1889 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON, son of Peter Winger and Elizabeth Pickard. Laid to rest at Black Creek Pioneer Cemetery, at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., Ontario.

  • 1421 Nathaniel Winger b 1845
  • 1422 Josiah Winger b 1849, m 1241
  • 1423 Mary Winger b 1851
  • 1424 Elizabeth Winger b 1853
  • 1425 Julia Ann Winger b 1855, m 1232
  • 1426 Catherine Caroline Winger b 1858
  • 1427 Regina Winger b 1860
  • 1428 Menno Winger b 1863
  • 1429 Levi Winger b 1865
  • 142A Priscilla Winger b 1867
  • 142B Eliza Winger b 1869
  • 142C Susanna Winger b 1871

143 ABRAHAM CLIMENHEGG b 16 May 1832 at Bertie Twp., Welland Co., ON d 2 Nov 1879 at Toronto, York Co., ON from consumption, son of Abraham Climenhegg and Mary Ann Zimmerman, m 17 Nov 1853 at Newport, St. Clair Co., MI MARY KELLY b 18 Apr 1834 d 8 Oct 1908 at Strathroy Twp., Middlesex Co., ON. Mary was living in Sanilac Co., Michigan at the time of her marriage–Abraham was living in Newark, Michigan. Abraham holds a Canadian patent for “Improvements on Gates” 17 Dec 1869. Lived in Adelaide Twp, Middlesex ON in 1861 later moving to Strathroy. Abraham and Mary are laid to rest at All Saints Roman Catholic Cemetery, Strathroy Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario. The inscription on Abraham’s stone reads “Weep not for me my life is past, my love for you was to the last, Then do not weep but comfort take from Christ your Savior for my sake–erected by his wife.”

  • 1431 John Climenhegg b 1865
  • 1432 William Climenhegg b 1867

144 MARY CLIMENHEGG b 12 Feb 1834 at Bertie Twp, Welland Co, ON d 30 Mar 1911 at Novesta Twp., Tuscola, MI, dau of Abraham Climenhegg and Mary Ann Zimmerman, m 1 Jan 1850 at NY JAMES PHILLIPS b 7 May 1827 d 26 May 1885 at Tuscola Co., MI. James was a farmer. Laid to rest at Novesta Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola Co., Michigan.

  • 1441 John Phillips b 1852
  • 1442 Abraham Phillips b 1855
  • 1443 Alfred Phillips b 1856
  • 1444 Nathaniel James Phillips b 1860
  • 1445 George Phillips b 1861
  • 1446 Eliza Phillips b 1866
  • 1447 Abigail Phillips b 1870 twin
  • 1448 Dau Phillips b 1870 twin
  • 1449 Mary Ann Phillips b 1871
  • 144A Ellen Phillips b 1874
  • 144B Franklin Phillips b 1876

151 BARBARY GLIMANHAGA b 7 Apr 1829 at Whitchurch, York Co., ON d 25 Apr 1894 at Turkey Creek Twp., Kosciusko Co., IN of a cancer, dau of Moses Glimanhaga and Catherine Shank, m 12 Aug 1860 at Elkhart Co., IN LEWIS SHEETSLEY b 18 Dec 1806 at Württemberg, Germany d 28 Sep 1883 at Turkey Creek, Kosciusko Co., IN. Lewis was previously married to Eliza ? (1 Mar 1820 — 13 Jul 1858) and had two sons by that union: Elias (8 Nov 1843 at Ohio — 20 Jan 1864) and David (30 May 1854 — 1 Apr 1882). The surname is variously spelled Schitzley, Shetsley, Shitsley, Shitzley, etc. Barbary’s last words were, “all is well with me.”  Barbary and Lewis are laid to rest at Byers Cemetery, Syracuse Twp., Kosciusko Co., Indiana.

  • 1511 Mary Anna Sheetsley b 1863

152 ABRAHAM GLIMANHAGA b 2 June 1830 at Whitchurch, York Co., ON d 22 May 1904 at Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., IN of paralysis, son of Moses Glimanhaga and Catherine Shank. Laid to rest at Yellow Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Wakarusa, Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., Indiana. Never married.

153 ADAM GLIMANHAGA b 18 Nov 1832 at Whitchurch, York Co., ON d 15 Oct 1891 at Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., IN of heart disease, son of Moses Glimanhaga and Catherine Shank, m 17 Sep 1857 at Elkhart, IN REGINA BENNET b Jan 1 1833 at ON d 12 Feb 1895 at Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., IN, dau of Isaac Bennett and Mary Eyer. Laid to rest at Yellow Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Wakarusa, Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., Indiana.

  • 1531 Mary Catherine Glimanhaga b 1859
  • 1532 John Glimanhaga b 1860
  • 1533 Esther Ann Glimanhaga b 1862
  • 1534 Edith May Glimanhaga b 1873

154 ELIZABETH GLIMANHAGA b 15 Mar 1833 at Whitchurch, York Co., ON d 1844 at Greensburg Twp., Putnam Co., OH, dau of Moses Glimanhaga and Catherine Shank. Died young.

155 FANNIE GLIMANHAGA b 2 Feb 1835 at Whitchurch, York Co., ON d 13 Dec 1916 at Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., IN, dau of Moses Glimanhaga and Catherine Shank. Laid to rest at Yellow Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Wakarusa, Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., Indiana. Never married.

156 MICHAEL GLIMANHAGA b 24 Nov 1837 at Whitchurch, York Co., ON d 19 Mar 1863 at Murfreesboro, TN, son of Moses Glimanhaga and Catherine Shank. American Civil War soldier. Enlisted 14 Nov 1862. During the American Civil War, the 57th Indiana regiment (infantry) was organized at Richmond, Indiana and mustered 18 November 1861. Michael Glimanhaga joined the 57th regiment as a private serving in company K. During his service as a Union soldier Michael Glimanhaga would have marched throughout Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky participating at the battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, the battle of Perryville, Kentucky and the battle of Stone’s River to name a few. The regiment was stationed at Murfreesboro, Tennessee from January until June of 1863. It is in March of 1863 at Murfreesboro that Michael died, succumbing to disease. According to the Civil War Archive all 275 men of the 57th Regiment were completely lost during service, wherein all 6 officers and 97 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded in battle and 2 officers and 170 enlisted men died of disease. Michael Glimanhaga is laid to rest at the Stones River National Cemetery, Murfreesboro Tennessee., grave M-5021.

157 ANNA GLIMANHAGA b 28 Apr 1839 at Whitchurch, York Co., ON d 5 Oct 1905 at her home near Wakarusa, Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., IN of paralysis, dau of Moses Glimanhaga and Catherine Shank. Laid to rest at Yellow Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Wakarusa, Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., Indiana. Never married.

158 LYDIA GLIMANHAGA b 2 Jun 1842 at Greensburg Twp., Putnam Co., OH d 24 Apr 1908 at Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., IN of lingering disease, dau of Moses Glimanhaga and Catherine Shank. Laid to rest at Yellow Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Wakarusa, Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., Indiana. Never married.

159 MOSES GLIMANHAGA b 30 Nov 1844 at Greensburg Twp., Putnam Co., OH d 15 Oct 1851 at Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., IN, son of Moses Glimanhaga and Catherine Shank. Laid to rest at Yellow Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., Indiana. Died young.

15A HENRY GLIMANHAGA b 2 Feb 1848 at Greensburg Twp., Putnam Co., OH d 5 Nov 1853 at Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., IN, son of Moses Glimanhaga and Catherine Shank. Laid to rest at Yellow Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Wakarusa, Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., Indiana. Died young.

15B CATHERINE GLIMANHAGA b 11 Mar 1850 at Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., IN d 26 Dec 1923 at Mennonite Home For Aged Women at Eureka, Woodford Co., IL, dau of Moses Glimanhaga and Catherine Shank. Katherine worked as a housekeeper. Laid to rest at Yellow Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Wakarusa, Harrison Twp., Elkhart Co., Indiana. Never married.

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