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Anna Cressman[1, 2]
Female 1828 - 1902


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  • Birth  7 Aug 1828  Near Freeport, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Anna Bowman 
    Residence  1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Religion  1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Religion  1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion  1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion  1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number  00028-2091 
    Died  22 Dec 1902  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Buried  Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID  I22333  Generations
    Last Modified  21 Oct 2018 

    Father  Joseph Cressman,   b. 23 Apr 1798, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Barbara Biehn,   b. 6 Jan 1806, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1888 
    Married  24 Sep 1822 
    Family ID  F4189  Group Sheet

    Family  Rev. Moses B. Bowman,   b. 9 Nov 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Oct 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Children 
     1. Louisa Bowman,   b. 28 Nov 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1931, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Leah Bowman,   b. 16 May 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1937
     3. Menno Bowman,   b. 18 Jan 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Anne "Nancy" Bowman,   b. 24 Jan 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1916, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Nancy Bowman,   b. 1850, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Samuel C. Bowman,   b. 23 Dec 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Samuel Bowman,   b. 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Rev. Moses C. Bowman,   b. 1 Jan 1855, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1933, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Moses Bowman,   b. 1855, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Barbara Bowman,   b. 1 Mar 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1937
     11. Susannah Bowman,   b. 23 Apr 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949
     12. Susan Bowman,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Aaron C. Bowman,   b. 23 Jul 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941
     14. Noah C. Bowman,   b. 26 Feb 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     15. Lydia Bowman,   b. 7 Oct 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     16. Ezra C. Bowman,   b. 16 Oct 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F2072  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Anna Cressman, "was born August 7th, 1828. On October 8th, 1844, she was married to Rev. Moses Bowman who was born November 9th, 1819. To them were born twelve children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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 : as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      BOWMAN.-On the 22d of December, near Mannheim, Waterloo Co., Ont., Anna Cressman, widow of the late Pre. Moses Bowman. She was born near Freeport, Ont., Aug. 7, 1828, and reached the age of 74 Y., 4 M., 15 D. Buried on the 25th at Mannheim, followed to her last earthly resting place by a host of relatives and friends. She was beloved and respected and we mourn not as those who have no hope.


      HERALD OF TRUTH, Vol. XL, No. 1, January 1, 1903 - pg 7

  • 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..., 358.

    2. [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..., 257.

    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..., 482.

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-3 Page 3.

    5. [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..., 77.

    6. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Anna Cressman/ wife of/ Moses S. Bowman/ born Aug. 7, 1828/ died/ Dec. 22, 1902/ aged 74 years/ 4 mos & 15 dys/ there is a beautiful, beautiful land/ tis the home of the blest/ where with Jesus a glorified band/ they forever shall rest/ oh! that beautiful beautiful land/ is for you and for me/ there to be with the glorified band/ of how sweet it will be

    7. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 2.

    8. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 14.

    9. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, January 1, 1903 - obituary of Anna Cressman.

    10. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 20.

    11. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 74.

    12. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 8 Page 45.

    13. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society Report 36.
      Moses S. Bauman, to Anna Kressman, both of Waterloo. 8 Oct. 1844. Wit. Benjamin Bauman and John B. Kressman.

    14. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Moses S. Bowman/ born/ Nov. 9, 1819/ died/ Jan. 4, 1898/ aged 78 years/ 1 mo & 26 dys/ married Oct. 8, 1844/ to Anna Cressman/ lived in matrimony 53 years/ served as a Deacon in the/ Mennonite Church 6 years/ and Minister of the Gospel/ for 39 years/ yet again we hope to meet thee/ when the day of life is fled/ then in Heaven with joy to greet thee/ where no farewell tear is shed

    15. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, February 1, 1898 - Obituary of Moses S. Bowman.

    16. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 10 Oct 1844 Pg 41.
      BAUMAN, Moses S. married 8 Oct 1844 To Anna KRESSMAN. minister Benjamin Eby

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 7 Aug 1828 - Near Freeport, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Oct 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Dec 1902 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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