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Nancy Cressman
Female 1862 - 1943


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  • Birth  23 Feb 1862  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Anne Nancy Cressman 
    Name  Annie Cressman 
    Name  Nancy Good 
    Religion  1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion  1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion  1911  Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number  00028-2189 
    Died  13 Mar 1943  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried  Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I162  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Father  Bishop Amos S. Cressman,   b. 4 Sep 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anna Martin,   b. 12 Mar 1836, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1914, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Mar 1856 
    Family ID  F58  Group Sheet

    Family  Eli Good,   b. 21 Jan 1861, Nithburg, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1934, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Oct 1883  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Malinda Good,   b. 20 Nov 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1933, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ervin Good,   b. 21 Apr 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Amos C. Good,   b. 25 Feb 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1972, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Jonas C. Good,   b. 5 Jun 1890, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1969, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Good,   b. 11 Jun 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1892
     6. Anna Good,   b. 17 Jun 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1982, Near, Drake, , Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Elizabeth Good,   b. 18 Jun 1895, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1966, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Almeta Good,   b. 26 Jun 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1997, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Elmer Good,   b. 27 Feb 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Eli Good,   b. 21 Mar 1902, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Moses C. Good,   b. 22 Jan 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1993, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Joseph C. Good,   b. 22 Jan 1907, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 2004, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F61  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Nancy Cressman, "was born February 23rd, 1862. She is married to Eli Good. They reside near New Hamburg, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming."1a

      1aThe Biographical History of Waterloo Township, by Ezra Eby

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      Good - Nancy, daughter of the late Bishop Amos and Anna Cressman, was born near New Hamburg, Ont., Feb. 23, 1862; died at her home near New Hamburg March 13, 1943; aged 81 y. 18 d. Oct. 9, 1883, she was united in marriage to Eli Good, who served as deacon of the Geiger congregation for 30 yrs. and was called to his reward Feb. 11, 1934. This union was blessed with 6 daughters and 7 sons, 5 of whom died in childhood and one daughter (Malinda, Mrs. Simon Brubacher) in July, 1933. Three grandchildren also preceded her. Surviving are 4 sons and 3 daughters (Amos, Jonas, and Moses near New Hamburg; Joseph and Elizabeth (Baer) of Plattsville; Mrs. Angus Eby of Drake, Sask.; Mrs. Angus Gingrich of Wilmot), 33 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 1 brother (Noah of Wilmot), 1 sister (Mrs. Chriss Fretz, of Vineland). Sister Good accepted Christ as her Saviour in her youth and was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church til death. She was a kind and devoted mother whose services cannot be estimated by earthly measures. Funeral services were held March 16 from the home to the Geiger Mennonite Church, in charge of bishops M.H. Roth and M. Hallman. The body was laid to rest in the adjoining cemetery.2a

      2aGospel Herald - Vol. XXXVI, No . 1 - April 1, 1943, Page 14, 15, 16

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 502.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 20.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012428-83.
      Eli GOOD, 22, farmer, Woolwich Twp, Wilmot Twp, s/o Jonas & Elisabeth married Nancy CRESSMAN, 21, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Amos & Anna, witn: Jonas (blurry) GOOD & Amos CRESSMAN both of Wilmot Twp, 9 October 1883 in Wilmot.

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 34.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 1, 1943 - Obituary of Nancy Good.

    6. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 5.

    7. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Wilmot Twp. 1871 Div. 2 Page 38.

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 58.

    9. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Wilmot Twp. 1871 Div. 2 Page 38.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 23 Feb 1862 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Oct 1883 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Mar 1943 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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