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

Lydia Wenger[1]

Female 1862 - 1948  (85 years)


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  • Name Lydia Wenger 
    Born 22 Aug 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Cressman 
    Residence 1880  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00128-8007 
    Died 14 Aug 1948  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 12
    Buried 18 Aug 1948  Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I14271  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Jonas Z. Wenger,   b. 6 May 1815, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1897, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Anna Weber,   b. 17 Oct 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1872  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1859  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Family ID F3871  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph S. Cressman,   b. 27 Mar 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1925, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1880  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 7, 11, 13
    Children 
     1. Annie Marietta Cressman,   b. 4 Oct 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1882  (Age 0 years)
     2. Milton W. Cressman,   b. 29 Jun 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1963, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Ada Cressman,   b. 1 Jul 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1918  (Age 30 years)
     4. Elvina Cressman,   b. 27 Jul 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1972, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Leroy Cressman,   b. 5 Jan 1895, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1918, Near, Blackie, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Aug 1862 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Jan 1880 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Aug 1948 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Aug 1948 - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Lydia Wenger, "was born August 22nd, 1863. On January 27th, 1880, she was married to Joseph S. Cressman"


      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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      CRESSMAN - Lydia, daughter of the late Jonas Wenger and Anna Weber, was born in Woolwich Twp., Ont., Aug. 22, 1862; died at her home in the village of Breslau, Ont., Aug. 14, 1948; aged 85 y. 11 m. 23 d. On Jan. 27, 1880, she was married to Joseph S. Cressman, who predeceased her in December 1925. Surviving are one son (Wilton W., Kitchener, Ont.), one daughter (Elvina, Breslau, Ont.), 5 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. One son (Leroy) and one daughter (Ada - Mrs. Irvin Gimbel) passed away in 1918 and one daughter (Anna Maretta) died in infancy. She and her husband united with the Cressman Mennonite Church, Breslau, early in their married life. She was a regular attendant at services until her health began to fail. Funeral services were held on Aug. 18 at the Cressman Church, in charge of Oscar Burkholder. Text: Ps. 91: 14-16.


      Gospel Herald - Volume XLI, Number 135 - August 31, 1948 - pages 821, 823

  • 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..., 614.

    2. [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..., 626.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 9.

    4. [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..., 479.

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 36 Household Number 173.

    6. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 9.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 31, 1948 - Obituary of Lydia Wenger.

    8. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div 4, Page 52.

    9. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 36.

    10. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 7.

    11. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 5.

    12. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ Joseph S. Cressman/ born 1852 died 1925/ his wife/ Lydia Wenger/ born 1862 died 1948/ At rest/ Cressman

    13. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Feb. 19 1880.
      Joseph Cressmann and Lydia Winger, both of Waterloo Township, were married in Preston by Pastor Wurster. Jan. 27 1880

    14. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jonas? Z Wengner, 44, res. Woolwich, Pennsylvania? son of Joseph & Elizabeth, married 26 Apr 1859 Anna Weber,. 39, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Daniel & Anna