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 14 Jun 2021 

    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 
    Family ID F2409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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] 467.

    2. [S47] .
      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] .

    4. [S244] 18 Mar 1852 Page 12.
      Maria Beaty Died 15 Mar 1852 Nee Ureff. W. of John. Waterloo Township. 61y, 10m, 15d.

  • 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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