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

Zillah Cressman[1]

Female 1887 - 1949  (62 years)


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  • Name Zillah Cressman 
    Born 26 Mar 1887  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Eby ID Number 00009-1068.9 
    Died 25 Oct 1949  Didsbury, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I15853  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Samuel C. Cressman,   b. 9 Apr 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Angeline S. Bingeman,   b. 6 Aug 1852, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1932, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1873  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Family ID F4254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Zillah Cressman," born March 26th, 1887."

      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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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      Miss Zillah Cressman, 62, died in the Didsbury hospital on Tuesday, October 25th, following a lengthy illness, and one more of our pioneer citizens has passed to the Last Resting Place. Born in Baden, Ontario, March 26, 1887, Miss Cressman was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Cressman and came to Alberta in 1899 with her parents and other members of the family, and they homesteaded near Carstairs, later moving to Didsbury. She was a loyal and active member of the United Missionary Church for thirty-six years, and also took an active part in the work of the Women's Christian Temperance Union of whichshe was secretary for the past 29 years. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. George Ryckman of Bellingham, Wash., Mrs. Roy Curdy of Kent, Wash.; three brothers: Millo of Stavely, Alberta, Bruce of Kevisville, Alberta, and Elliot of Didsbury, Alberta. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. E.G. Archer from the United Missionary Church, Didsbury, on Friday, October 28, at 2:00 p.m. Interment followed in the Didsbury cemetery with Didsbury Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

      Didsbury Pioneer, November 2, 1949, page 1

  • 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..., 273.

    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..., 492.

    3. [S206] Census - Alberta - 1901, Carstairs Y Page 2.

    4. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, D., America, N., Division, C., & Cemetery, D. (1887). Zillah Cressman (1887-1949) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 16 November 2019, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/138276424/zillah-cressman.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 013020-73.
      Samuel C. Cressman, 24, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot Twp, res. Wilmot Twp, son of Samuel and Barbara married Angelina Bingemann, 21, b. Blenheim, res. Blenheim, daughter of John and Judith, witnessed by: Louis and Mrs. Zoeger of Petersburg, 1 September 1873 in Petersburg

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Mar 1887 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Oct 1949 - Didsbury, Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
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