Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Lydia Martin

Female 1850 - 1915  (64 years)


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  • Name Lydia Martin 
    Born 11 May 1850  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Cressman 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4500 
    Died 7 Apr 1915  [4, 9
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I10135  Generations
    Last Modified 10 May 2022 

    Father Deacon David Z. Martin,   b. 30 Aug 1815, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1894  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Shantz,   b. 3 Mar 1815, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1876, South Of St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F5029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David E. Cressman,   b. 14 Jun 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1926  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1877  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. David M. Cressman,   b. 9 Nov 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1964, RR1, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Josiah M. Cressman,   b. 18 Oct 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1955  (Age 72 years)
     3. Lydia Cressman,   b. 16 Nov 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1887  (Age 4 years)
     4. Mary Cressman,   b. 18 Nov 1887, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1962, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2022 
    Family ID F2925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lydia Martin, "was born May 11th, 1850. On February 13th, 1877, she was married to David Cressman. They reside at the Elmira Meeting House, on the old "Isaac Musselman Farm", and have had a family of four 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.].

  • 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..., 49.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 2.

    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..., 488.

    4. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Zum Andenken an/ Lydia Martin/ Ehefrau von/ David Cressman / geb. 11 Mai 1850/ gest. 7 April 1915/ Alter/ 64 Jah. 10 M. 27 Ta. / [verse]/

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

    6. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 10.

    7. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 6.

    8. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, District 13 Page 109.

    9. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist. 15 Page 5.

    10. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.

    11. [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..., 48.

    12. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 13 Sep 1838:39.
      2 Sept 1838 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. David Martin, Woolwich Tp, to Miss Rebecca Schantz, Waterloo Tp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 May 1850 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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