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

Rachel Cress[1]

Female 1797 - 1846  (49 years)


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  • Name Rachel Cress 
    Born 6 May 1797  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Name Rachel Hewitt 
    Eby ID Number 00027-2015 
    Died 2 Dec 1846  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Winterbourne Presbyterian Cemetery, Winterbourne, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I16724  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    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 Elisha Hewitt,   b. 8 Jan 1800, Cayuga, Cayuga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1863, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1823  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ephraim Hewitt,   b. 1823, of, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Eliza Hewitt,   b. 13 Dec 1826, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907  (Age 80 years)
     3. Elisha Hewitt, Jr.,   b. 11 Feb 1829, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1908  (Age 79 years)
     4. Elizabeth Hewitt,   b. 1830, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1882, Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     5. Mary Hewitt,   b. 1834, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Peter Hewitt,   b. 21 Jan 1835, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1916  (Age 81 years)
     7. Rachel Hewitt,   b. 5 Jul 1839, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1911, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     8. George Hewitt,   b. 20 Nov 1839, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rachel Cress, "the third member of old Simon Cress' family, was married to Elijah Hewitt. They resided on the old 'Hewitt Farm', half way between Winterbourne and Conestogo, in the township of Woolwich, where they both died. To them was born a family of seven 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..., 468.

    2. [S417] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Winterbourne Presbyterian CC#4597 Internet Link.
      In Memory Of / Rachel / Wife Of Elisha Hewitt / Who Died Dec. 2, 1846 / Aged 49 Years / 6 Months & 26 Days

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 May 1797 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1823 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 1846 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Winterbourne Presbyterian Cemetery, Winterbourne, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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