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Anna Martin
Female 1836 - 1914


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  • Birth  12 Mar 1836  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Anna Cressman 
    Religion  1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonist 
    Religion  1871  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  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number  00075-4453 
    Died  8 Feb 1914  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried  Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I1740  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Father  John Z. Martin,   b. 20 Dec 1806, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1879 
    Mother  Anna Weber,   b. 14 Aug 1811, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1900 
    Married  16 Feb 1830 
    Family ID  F2438  Group Sheet

    Family  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 
    Married  25 Mar 1856  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Mary Cressman,   b. 5 Sep 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Moses M. Cressman,   b. 19 Mar 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1938
     3. Nancy Cressman,   b. 23 Feb 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1943, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Enos M. Cressman,   b. 17 Sep 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1935
     5. Osiah Cressman,   b. 30 Nov 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Noah M. Cressman,   b. 9 Jul 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1954
     7. Lydia Cressman,   b. 6 Sep 1872, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1959, Vineland Station, Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Lavina Cressman,   b. 28 Nov 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1916, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F58  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Anna Martin, "the second daughter of John and Anna (Weber) Martin, was born March 12th, 1836. On March 25th, 1856, she was married to Bishop Amos, son of Abraham and Mary (Schneider) Cressman" 1a

      1aThe Biographical History of Waterloo Township, Ezra Eby

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      CRESSMAN. - At the home of her son near New Hamburg, Ont., Annie (Martin) Cressman, widow of the late Bishop Amos Cressman. She was born on March 12, 1836; died Feb. 8, 1914; aged 77y. 10m. 27d. She leaves to mourn her departure 8 children, 31 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. She had been ill only a few days, but nothing serious. She was taking her dinner and when found by her daughter-in-law life was extinct. Her desire had been that she might go home and her request had been granted. She united with the Mennonite Church in her youth and lived an exemplary Christian life to the end. Funeral Feb. 11 from her son,s residence to Geiger,s Church for services. Buried in adjoining cemetery. Services by Bro. Moses H. Shantz and at the church by Bro. Jonas Snider in German (Text, Heb. 11:13,14) and Bro. Manasseh Hallman in English (Text, Acts 20:24). A large concourse of people had gathered to pay the last tribute of respect to the departed one.2a

      2aGospel Herald - Volume VI, Number 50 - March 12, 1914 - page 779, 780

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 42.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 21.

    3. [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..., 501.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 12, 1914 - Obituary of Anna Martin.

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

    6. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 7.

    7. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 7.

    8. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Wilmot Twp. 1871 Div. 2 Page 37.

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 12 Mar 1836 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Feb 1914 - 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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