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

Douglas Cressman[1]

Male 1890 - 1939  (48 years)


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  • Name Douglas Cressman 
    Born 26 Sep 1890  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00009-1068.11 
    Died 23 Mar 1939  Innisfail, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I15855  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, 6
    Family ID F4254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Douglas Cressman," born September 26th, 1890."

      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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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      Douglas Cressman, former resident of the Didsbury district, died at the Innisfail Hospital on Thursday, March 23rd, after a short illness. The remains were brought to Didsbury and funeral services were held at the M.B.C. Church on Monday, Revs. O. Snyder and C.J. Hallman officiating.

      Born at Baden, Ontario, September 26th, 1890, he came to Alberta in 1899 with his parents, who settled on a farm 6 miles south of Didsbury. During his boyhood he attended the Waterloo School. About 24 years ago he moved to Delia, Alberta, where he took up a homestead and resided there until 4 years ago, when he moved to Raven.

      He is survived by five brothers, Morgan, of Didsbury; Milo, of Stavely; Eluid, of Hillcrest; Bruce and Bert, of Raven, and four sisters, Mrs. Allen Hunsperger, Mrs. George Ryckman, of Bellingham, Wash., Mrs. Roy Curdy, of Spokane, Wash., and Miss Zillah Cressman, Didsbury.

      The Didsbury Pioneer, March 30, 1939, 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. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 65.

    5. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, D., America, N., Division, C., & Cemetery, D. (1890). Douglas Cressman (1890-1939) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 16 November 2019, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/186147312/douglas-cressman.

    6. [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 Sep 1890 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Mar 1939 - Innisfail, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
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