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

Jacob Cress[1, 2, 3]

Male 1806 -


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  • Name Jacob Cress 
    Born 1806  , USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonist 
    Eby ID Number 00027-2031 
    Died South Of St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I16770  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 Magdalena Eby,   b. Nov 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1883  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. Barbara Cress,   b. 15 Dec 1830, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1910, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. John Cress,   b. Abt 1832, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Henry Cress,   b. 21 Aug 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Peter Cress,   b. 21 Sep 1835, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1910, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Elizabeth Cress,   b. CALC 27 Feb 1838, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1916, Southampton, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     6. Susannah Cress,   b. 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923  (Age 83 years)
     7. David Cress,   b. Abt 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. William Cress,   b. CA 1844, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Veronica "Fanny" Cress,   b. 2 Aug 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1918, Colborne Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     10. Nancy Cress,   b. 1848, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. George Cress,   b. 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Cress, "the youngest in family, was married to Magdalena Eby who was born in November 1813 and died January 30th 1883. They resided on the farm now owned by the heirs of the late Absalom Martin, a little south of St. Jacobs, Ontario, where he died. Their family consisted of eleven 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..., 471.

    2. [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..., 608.

    3. [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..., 104.

    4. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 6.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1806 - , USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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