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

Elizabeth Schaefer[1, 2]

Female 1855 - 1926  (70 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Schaefer 
    Born 17 Sep 1855  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Cress 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Methodist 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1921  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number 00027-2030.1 
    Died 22 Apr 1926  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 12
    Buried St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 12
    Person ID I16773  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Adam B. Schaefer,   b. 17 Feb 1831, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1905, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Winkler,   b. 30 Aug 1831, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1902, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F6004  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John M. Cress,   b. 18 Apr 1854, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1927  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1879  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Children 
     1. Alvin Cress,   b. 9 Apr 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1970, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Edward Cress,   b. 19 Dec 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1891, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     3. Olivia Cress,   b. 11 Oct 1888, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1970, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Sep 1855 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jan 1879 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1921 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Apr 1926 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Died/ At St. Jacobs, on Friday, April 22, 1926/ Elizabeth Schaefer,/ beloved with wife of John Cress aged 70 years, 7/ month and 5 day./ The Funeral/ Will be held from her late residence at St., Ja-/ cobs, on Sunday, April 25, 1926, at 2 o'-/ clock p m., from there to the Lutheran/ church, St. Jacobs for service, and thence/ to the Lutheran cemetery for interment./ Friends and acquaintances will please accept this/ intimation.

      Funeral Card of Elizabeth Schaefer

  • 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. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Olivia Cress Born: 11 Oct 1888 County: Waterloo Father: John H Cress Mother: Elizabeth Schaefer

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 10743-79.
      (Waterloo Co..), John CRESS, 25, cooper, St. Jacobs, of St. Jacobs, s/o Ephraim & Susannah CRESS, married Elizabeth SCHAEFER, 23, St. Jacobs, of St. Jacobs, d/o Adam B. & Magdalena SCHAEFER, witn: Peter & Sophia MILLER, Woolwich, on 28 January 1879, at St. Jacobs

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

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John Cress Born: St Jacobs Age: 25 Father: Ephraim Cress Mother: Susannah Born: abt 1854 Spouse: Elizabeth Schaefer Age: 23 born: St Jacobs Father: Adam B Schaefer Mother: Magdalena married 28 Jan 1879 married: Waterloo

    6. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div 4, Page 54.

    7. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 46.

    8. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 17.

    9. [S437] Funeral Card - - Waterloo Historical Society, Funeral Card of Elizabeth Schaefer.

    10. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 25.

    11. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Woolwich Twp. 1921 Sub Dist. 14 Page 16.

    12. [S448] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. James Lutheran St. Jacobs CC#4590 Internet Link.
      East: John W. Cress/ died Dec. 20, 1927/ aged 74 yrs. 8 Mo. 2D./ Elizabeth Schaefer his wife died Apr. 22, 1926/ aged 70 yrs. 7 m. 5 d.at rest/ Cress
      West: Edward Cress/ died June 14, 1891/ aged 7 yrs. 5 mo. 27 d.