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

Lydia Ann Cressman

Female 1876 - 1971  (95 years)


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  • Name Lydia Ann Cressman 
    Born 13 Jan 1876  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Ann Cressman 
    Name Lydia Ann Shantz 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2182 
    Died 6 May 1971  [5
    Buried Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I150  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2020 

    Father Isaac S. Cressman,   b. 6 Jul 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1894, Near Strasburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Snyder,   b. 18 Apr 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1865  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Uzziah Shantz,   b. 30 Jun 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1902  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Claude Leonard Shantz,   b. 14 Jan 1904,   d. 19 Mar 1906  (Age 2 years)
     2. Leonard Shantz,   b. 8 Feb 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1990  (Age 82 years)
     3. Grace Ilene Shantz,   b. 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 2008, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     4. Erma Shantz,   b. 18 Feb 1912, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 2003, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Shantz, Lydia Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac S. Cressman, was born at Kitchener, Ont., Jan. 31, 1876; died at the Elmira (Ont.) Nursing Home, May 6, 1971; aged 95 y. 3 m. 6 d. She was married to Uzziah Shantz, who died in 1948. Surviving are one son (Leonard), 2 daughters (Grace - Mrs. Solomon Bowman and Erma - Mrs. Tobias Bowman), 7 grandchildren, one great-grandson, and 2 sisters (Minerva and Melissa). One son (Claude), 7 brothers, and 4 sisters preceded her in death. She was a member of the Weber Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held May 9, in charge of Darrell Jantzi and J. B. Martin; interment in the Weber Church Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LXIV, Number 29 - July 27, 1971 - pp 643, 644

  • 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..., 500.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 15.

    3. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 8 Page 5.

    4. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 46.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald.

    6. [S136] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Weber Mennonite CC#5426 Internet Link.

    7. [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..., 499.

    8. [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..., 345.

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Isaac Cressman aged 35 res Waterloo born Waterloo son of Abraham and Maria married 19 Mar 1865 to Elizabeth Snyder aged 25 res Waterloo born Waterloo daughter of Adam and Elizabeth

    10. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 May 1865.
      Mar. 19, 1865 Elisabeth Schneider and Isaak Cressmann, both of Waterloo Tp., by Rev. Kaessmann

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jan 1876 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Feb 1902 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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