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

Anna Martin

Female 1836 - 1914  (77 years)


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  • Name Anna Martin 
    Born 12 Mar 1836  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Anna Cressman 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonist 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4453 
    Died 8 Feb 1914  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I1740  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father John Z. Martin,   b. 20 Dec 1806, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1879  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Anna Weber,   b. 14 Aug 1811, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1900  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1830  [11
    Family ID F2438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bishop Amos S. Cressman,   b. 4 Sep 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1856  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Mary Cressman,   b. 5 Sep 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Joseph Cressman,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Moses M. Cressman,   b. 19 Mar 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1938  (Age 79 years)
     4. Nancy Cressman,   b. 23 Feb 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1943, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. 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)
     6. Rev. Osias Cressman,   b. 30 Nov 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1933, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     7. Noah M. Cressman,   b. 9 Jul 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1954  (Age 84 years)
     8. Lydia Cressman,   b. 6 Sep 1872, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1959, Vineland Station, Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     9. Lavina Cressman,   b. 28 Nov 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1916, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1836 - 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
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Feb 1914 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Anna Martin, "the second daughter of John and Anna (Weber) Martin, was born March 12th, 1836. On March 25th, 1856, she was married to Bishop Amos, son of Abraham and Mary (Schneider) Cressman"


      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. - At the home of her son near New Hamburg, Ont., Annie (Martin) Cressman, widow of the late Bishop Amos Cressman. She was born on March 12, 1836; died Feb. 8, 1914; aged 77y. 10m. 27d. She leaves to mourn her departure 8 children, 31 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. She had been ill only a few days, but nothing serious. She was taking her dinner and when found by her daughter-in-law life was extinct. Her desire had been that she might go home and her request had been granted. She united with the Mennonite Church in her youth and lived an exemplary Christian life to the end. Funeral Feb. 11 from her son,s residence to Geiger,s Church for services. Buried in adjoining cemetery. Services by Bro. Moses H. Shantz and at the church by Bro. Jonas Snider in German (Text, Heb. 11: 13,14) and Bro. Manasseh Hallman in English (Text, Acts 20: 24). A large concourse of people had gathered to pay the last tribute of respect to the departed one.2a


      Gospel Herald - Volume VI, Number 50 - March 12, 1914 - page 779, 780

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 42.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 21.

    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..., 501.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 12, 1914 - Obituary of Anna Martin.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 34.

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

    7. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 7.

    8. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Wilmot Twp. 1871 Div. 2 Page 37.

    9. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 55.

    10. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 10 Page 60.

    11. [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..., 37.