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

Rev. Osias Cressman[1]

Male 1866 - 1933  (66 years)


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  • Name Osias Cressman 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 30 Nov 1866  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1889  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2191 
    Died 3 Apr 1933  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Haemorrhage 
    Person ID I178  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Annie Martin,   b. 12 Mar 1836, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1914, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1856  [9, 10
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Gingrich,   b. 12 Jul 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1964  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1889  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Celina Cressman,   b. 9 Feb 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1963  (Age 72 years)
     2. Amos G. Cressman,   b. 6 May 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1944, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. Omar Cressman,   b. 5 Nov 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1980, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. Joseph Cressman,   b. 25 Nov 1896, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1987  (Age 90 years)
     5. Simeon Cressman,   b. 11 Jun 1901, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 54 years)
     6. Alvina Cressman,   b. Jan 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F65  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Osiah Cressman, "was born November 30th, 1866. He is married to Annie Gingerich. They reside about one mile south of New Hamburg where he is engaged in farming."


      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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      Death of Mr. Osias Cressman

      A well-known and highly esteemed resident of this community passed away at the Kitchener-Waterloo hospital early on Monday morning in the person of Osias Cressman at the age of 66 years. Mr. Cressman had been ill with stomach trouble and submitted to an operation at the hospital last Wednesday. Other complications set in which caused his unexpected demise. The deceased was a son of the late Bishop and Mrs. Amos Cressman, and was born on the homestead on the southern outskirts of this village where he spent his whole earthly career. He was a devout adherent of the Mennonite faith and for many years, and up to his death, was a preacher at Geiger's Church on Bleams road. He leaves in deep bereavement his widow and a family of two daughters and four sons, namely, Elmina at home Mrs. S. Shantz, Haysville, Joseph on the homestead, Amos, of East Zorra, Omar of Wilmot and Simeon in Waterloo. He is also survived by three brothers and three sisters, Moses, Noah and Menno Cressman, Mrs. Good of Wilmot, Mrs. Fretz of Vineland and Miss Mary Cressman on the homestead. The funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon to Geigers' Church and cemetery. .A large concourse of sorrowing relatives and friends from near and far, assembled to attend the funeral service, which .was conducted by Bishop Manassah Hallman.

      New Hamburg Independent Apr 7 1933 pg 5

  • 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..., 693.

    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..., 503.

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

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12117-89.
      Ozias CRESSMAN, 23, farmer, Wilmot twp., same, s/o Amos S. & Anna Martin CRESSMAN, married Anna GINGRICH, 22, Woolwich twp., same, d/o Joseph & Elizabeth Good GINGRICH, witn: Henry MARTIN & Joseph GINGRICH, both of Woolwich twp., 5 Nov 1889 at bride's residence, Woolwich twp

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

    6. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 6.

    7. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Wilmot Twp. 1871 Div. 2 Page 38.

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

    9. [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.

    10. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Nov 1866 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1889 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1889 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Haemorrhage - 3 Apr 1933 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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