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Mary "Polly" Cress[1]
Female 1790 - 1852


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  • Birth  29 Apr 1790  Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Mary "Polly" Beaty 
    Name  Polly Cress 
    Eby ID Number  00027.2013 
    Died  15 Mar 1852  West Of Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried  First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I16707  Generations
    Last Modified  15 Mar 2017 

    Father  Simon Cress,   b. Abt 1764, , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Catharine,   b. Abt 1764, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F2409  Group Sheet

    Family  Sergt John B. Beaty,   b. 27 Dec 1779, , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ephraim Beaty,   b. 3 Feb 1816, , , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1861
     2. Urias Beaty,   b. CALC 20 Nov 1819, , , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Simon Beaty,   b. 28 May 1828, , , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1897, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Julian Beaty,   b. 7 Jul 1829,   d. 12 Aug 1907
    Family ID  F4408  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Mary Cress, "the eldest in family, was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, April 29th 1790. She was married to John B. Beaty who was born December 27th, 1779, and died April 29th, 1857. They resided a little west of the town of Waterloo, on the 'Heckedon Farm' where she died march 15th, 1852. To them were born four children"1a

      1aBiographical History of Waterloo Township by Ezra Eby

  • 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..., 467.

    2. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of / Mary Beaty / born April 29, 1790 / died March 15, 1852 / aged 61 y. 10 mo. & 16 d. / happy soul thy days are ended / all thy mourning days below / go by angel guards attended / to the sight of Jesus go / waiting to receive thy spirit / lo the Saviour stands above / shows the purchase of His merit / reaches out the crown of love

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 29 Apr 1790 - Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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