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

Jacob H. Cressman[1]

Male 1890 - 1978  (88 years)


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  • Name Jacob H. Cressman 
    Born 5 Jul 1890  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer Son 
    Religion 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2190.3 
    Died 28 Oct 1978  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Buried Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I173  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Enos M. Cressman,   b. 17 Sep 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1935  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Lovina Hallman,   b. 24 Mar 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1931, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1887  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Family ID F63  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Salena Shantz,   b. 12 Aug 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1981, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Children 
     1. Erlene Catharine Cressman,   b. 16 Apr 1919,   d. 2 May 2006, Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Marcella Effie Cressman,   b. 1922,   d. 2001  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F19567  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1890 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Oct 1978 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Jacob Cressman," born July 5th, 1890."


      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.].

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      Cressman, Jacob H., son of Enos and Lovina (Hallman) Cressman, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont.; died at South Waterloo Hospital, Cambridge, Ont., Oct. 28, 1978. He was married to Salena Shantz, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Marvin, Walter, and Glen), 5 daughters (Olive - Mrs. Clayton Wilhelm, Erlene - Mrs. Melvin Burkhardt, Marcella - Mrs. Leland Siebert, Verneda - Mrs. Gerald Smith, and Kathleen - Mrs. Ronald Fast), 21 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, one brother (Abner), and 2 sisters (Mary - Mrs. Eldon Hunsberger and Katie - Mrs. Orphen Weber). Funeral services were held at Erb Street Mennonite Church on Nov. 1, in charge of Wilmer Martin.


      Gospel Herald - Volume 71, Number 47 - December 5, 1978 - page 954

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      CRESSMAN, Jacob H. -- At South Waterloo Hospital, on Saturday, October 28, 1978, after a brief illness, Jacob Cressman, aged 86 years, born in Wilmot Township. For many years he was a stationary engineer at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital. Husband of Salena Shantz; father of Marvin of Waterloo, Walter of New Dundee, Glen of Salt Lake City, Utah, Olive (Mrs. Clayton Wilhelm) of Mossley, Ont., Erlene (Mrs. Melvin Burkhardt) of Waterloo, Marcella (Mrs. Leland Siebert) of Petersburg, Verneda (Mrs. Gerald Smith) of Durham, Kathleen (Mrs. Ronald Fast) of Burlington; brother of Abner Cressman of New Dundee, Mary (Mrs. Eldon Hunsberger) of Baden, Katie (Mrs. Orphen Weber) of Cambridge; 21 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren also survive; predeceased by his parents, Enso Cressman and Lovina Hallman; two brothers and two sisters. Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, until noon on Wednesday, when removal will be made to Erb Street Mennonite Church, for funeral and committal service at 2 p.m., with Rev. Wilmer Martin officiating. Interment Nith Valley Mennonite cemetery. New Hamburg.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 30 Oct 1978

  • Sources 
    1. [S2645] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Lovina Hallman - Cressman - 6 Feb 1931.

    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..., 502.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-1 Page 16.

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-1 Page 15.

    5. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 8 Page 4.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 70.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 5, 1978 - Obituary of Jacob H. Cressman.

    8. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Jacob H. Cressman - 30 Oct 1978.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 10, 1935 - Obituary of Enos Cressman.