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

Thelbert "Bert" Cressman[1]

Male 1892 - 1945  (52 years)


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  • Name Thelbert "Bert" Cressman 
    Born 17 Nov 1892  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00009-1068.12 
    Died 13 Mar 1945  Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15856  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, 4
    Family ID F4254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Thelford Cressman," born November 17th, 1892."

      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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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      Thelbert Cressman, who has been employed at Whitehorse in the Yukon, died suddenly on Tuesday, March 13. Born at Baden, Ont., Mr. Cressman came west to Didsbury in 1899 and was well known here. "Bert", as he was commonly known, was 53 years of age and is survived by four brothers and three sisters. The body was brought out by truck 1000 miles to rail head, and shipped to Didsbury for burial. Funeral services were held from the M.B.C. Church, Didsbury, on Wednesday, March 21st at 2:30 p.m., with the Rev. E. Archer officiating. Pallbearers were: O. Shantz, L. Shantz, D. McEwen, N. Weber, R.E. Gillrey and T. Morris. Interment followed in the Didsbury cemetery with Bill McFarquhar of the Didsbury Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

      Didsbury Pioneer, March 22, 1945, 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. [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 - 17 Nov 1892 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Mar 1945 - Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada Link to Google Earth
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