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

Moses M. Cressman[1]

Male 1859 - 1938  (79 years)


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  • Name Moses M. Cressman 
    Born 19 Mar 1859  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2188 
    Died 12 May 1938  [6, 10
    Buried Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I160  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Bishop Amos S. Cressman,   b. 4 Sep 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Annie Martin,   b. 12 Mar 1836, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1914, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1856  [11, 12
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Shantz,   b. 23 Dec 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1946  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 6
    Children 
     1. Ivan S. Cressman,   b. 3 Mar 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1967, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Addison "Addis" Cressman,   b. 25 Dec 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Moses Cressman," was born March 19th, 1859. He is married to Elizabeth Shantz. They reside near Haysville P. O., Ontario, where he is engaged in farming. His family consists of two children"


      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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      Cressman - Moses M., son the late Bishop Amos Cressman, was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., March 19, 1859; after a brief illness he passed away at his home May 12, 1938, in his eightieth year. Nov. 29, 1881, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth, daughter of the late Joseph Y. Shantz with whom he lived in matrimony 56 years. At the age of 20 he accepted Christ and united with the Mennonite Church of which he remained a faithful member until death called him. In 1889 he was ordained to the office of deacon in Bean's congregation in which capacity he faithfully served. Surviving are his companion, 2 sons (Ivan of Wilmot, Addi on the homestead), 1 daughter (Effie, wife of Zenus Snider of Wilmot), 11 grandchildren, 1 brother, 2 sisters, and many other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held May 14 from his home to the Bean's Mennonite Church. Officiating ministers were Brethren M.H. Roth, C.C. Cressman and M. Hallman. The body was laid the rest in the adjoining cemetery.


      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXI, No. 10 - June 9, 1938, Page 222, 223

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 403.

    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..., 502.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-1 Page 16.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011691-82.
      Moses CRESSMAN, 22, farmer, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, s/o Amos S. CRESSMAN & Anna MARTIN married Elizabeth SHANTZ, 19, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Joseph Y. SHANTZ & Elisabeth STOUFFER, witn Joseph Y. SHANTZ & Simon SHANTZ both of Wilmot Twp, 29 November 1881 at the bride's residence.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 34.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, June 9, 1938 - Obituary of Moses M. Cressman.

    7. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 8 Page 2.

    8. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Wilmot Twp. 1871 Div. 2 Page 38.

    9. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 69.

    10. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, N., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, N. (1859). Moses M Cressman (1859-1938) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 13 April 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45275366/moses-m-cressman.

    11. [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..., 501.

    12. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 42.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Mar 1859 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Nov 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot 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 - - Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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