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

Maria "Polly" "Mary" Cress[1]

Female 1790 - 1852  (61 years)


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  • Name Maria "Polly" "Mary" Cress 
    Born 29 Apr 1790  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Maria "Polly" "Mary" Beaty 
    Name Maria "Polly" "Mary" Cook 
    Name Polly Cress 
    Eby ID Number 00027.2013 
    Died 15 Mar 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I16707  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father Simon Cress,   b. Abt 1764, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Catharine,   b. Abt 1764, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sergt John B. Beaty,   b. 27 Dec 1779, , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Children 
     1. Ephraim Beaty,   b. 3 Feb 1816, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1861  (Age 45 years)
     2. Urias Beaty,   b. CALC 20 Nov 1819, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     3. Simon Beaty,   b. 28 May 1828, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1897, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Julian Beaty,   b. 7 Jul 1829,   d. 12 Aug 1907  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F4408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sergeant Robert Cook,   b. 1773,   d. 5 Dec 1812, Niagara, Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Cook,   b. CALC 22 Jun 1805, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1889, Sullivan Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     2. Thomas Cook,   b. CALC 26 Mar 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1842, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F56733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Apr 1790 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Mar 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mary Cress, "the eldest in family, was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, April 29th 1790. She was married to John B. Beaty who was born December 27th, 1779, and died April 29th, 1857. They resided a little west of the town of Waterloo, on the 'Heckedon Farm' where she died march 15th, 1852. To them were born four 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.].

  • 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..., 467.

    2. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of / Mary Beaty / born April 29, 1790 / died March 15, 1852 / aged 61 y. 10 mo. & 16 d. / happy soul thy days are ended / all thy mourning days below / go by angel guards attended / to the sight of Jesus go / waiting to receive thy spirit / lo the Saviour stands above / shows the purchase of His merit / reaches out the crown of love

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.

    4. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 18 Mar 1852 Page 12.
      Maria Beaty Died 15 Mar 1852 Nee Ureff. W. of John. Waterloo Township. 61y, 10m, 15d.