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

Mary Cress[1, 2]

Female 1841 - 1923  (81 years)


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  • Name Mary Cress 
    Born 10 Dec 1841  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Wideman 
    Name Polly Cress 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00027-2028 
    Died 4 Jul 1923  [11, 12
    Cause: old age 
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I16758  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 John B. Wideman,   b. 25 Nov 1852, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1944, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 23 May 1875  Listowel, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Catherine Kress,   b. 15 Oct 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Gertrude Wideman,   b. 29 Jul 1893, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Cress, "the third daughter in the family, is married to John Wideman. They reside in Peel Township, Wellington County, a little west of Yatton P. O., where he is engaged in farming. They have no family."1a


      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..., 471.

    2. [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..., 637.

    3. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      Mary Kress / wife of / John B. Wideman / born Dec. 10, 1841 / died July 4, 1923 / aged / 82 yrs 6 m. 25 d. /

    4. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 13.

    5. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 34887-1923 Mary Cress.
      birthdate given as Dec 10 1840

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John Wideman Born: CO Waterloo Ont Age: 22 Father: John Wideman Mother: Susan Wideman Born: abt 1853 Spouse: Mary Cress Age: 33 born: CO Waterloo Ont Father: Ephraim Cress Mother: Susan Cress married 23 May 1875 married: Perth

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

    8. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 18.

    9. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 23.

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

    11. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    12. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 34887-1923 Mary Cress.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Dec 1841 - 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
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 May 1875 - Listowel, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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