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

Simon Cress[1]

Male 1835 - 1887  (52 years)


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  • Name Simon Cress 
    Born 1835  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Brick Maker 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00027-2019 
    Died 1887  Sandwich, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I16740  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Ephraim Cress,   b. 9 Jun 1806, , Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1874, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Susan McMahon,   b. 2 Oct 1812, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1869  (Age 57 years) 
    Family ID F4415  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eliza Miles,   b. 1839, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Maria Cress,   b. 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edward Cress,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F4417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Simon Cress, "is married to Eliza Miles. They resided at Sandwich, Michigan, where he followed the carpentering trade until his death which took place in 1887. He left a family of two sons and one daughter, names 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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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.].

  • 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..., 470.

    2. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 4.

    3. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 8 Page 83.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1835 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Brick Maker - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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