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

Eluid Cressman[1, 2]

Male 1894 - 1954  (59 years)


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  • Name Eluid Cressman 
    Born 4 Jun 1894  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00009-1068.13 
    Died 6 Apr 1954  Blairmore, , 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 I15857  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 
    • Elliot Cressman," date not received"

      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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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      Funeral services were held on Friday, April 9 in Didsbury United Missionary Church at 2 p.m. for Eliud Cressman of Hillcrest, who died Tuesday, April 6 in Crows Nest Pass hospital after a lengthy illness. Rev. Ray Shantz officiated at the service and Mrs. Lydia Suder sang a solo, "Some Day the Silver Cord Will Break." Interment was in Didsbury cemetery with Didsbury Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Mr. Cressman was born near Baden, Ont., in June 1894. He came to Alberta with his parents over 50 years ago. They resided near Carstairs and later moved to Didsbury where he worked for many years. He later moved to Hillcrest. Surviving are his wife, Mary, and one son Grey; two brothers and two sisters and a large number of nieces and nephews.

      Didsbury Pioneer, April 14, 1954, 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. (1894). Eluid Cressman (1894-1954) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 16 November 2019, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/138276218/eluid-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 - 4 Jun 1894 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Apr 1954 - Blairmore, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
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