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

Celina Cressman[1]

Female 1891 - 1963  (72 years)


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  • Name Celina Cressman 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Born 9 Feb 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Celina Shantz 
    Name Selina Cressman 
    Occupation 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Domestic, Private House 
    Religion 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2191.2 
    Died 1 Apr 1963  [5
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I179  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother 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  [8
    Family ID F65  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Simeon N. Shantz,   b. 1 Mar 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1973, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1912  [5
    Children 
     1. Irene Miriam Shantz,   b. 23 Jan 1914, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1997, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Mary Cathrine Shantz,   b. 1916, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 2003, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F28975  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Celina Cressman," born February 9th, 1891."


      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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      Shantz, Celina, daughter of Osias and Annie Cressman, was born near New Hamburg, Ont.,Feb 9, 1891; died at her home April 1, 1963; aged 72 y. 1 m. 23 d. On Jan. 24, 1912, she was married to Simeon Shantz, who survives. Also surviving are her mother, 5 daughters (Irene-Mrs. Orton Koch, Mary-Mrs. Horace Cressman, Edna-Mrs. Harold Shenk, Ferne-Mrs. Merle Yeder, and Audrey-Mrs. John Feicht), 2 brothers (Omar and Joseph), one sister (Elmina-Mrs. Willis Wideman), and 18 grandchildren. She was a member of the Geiger Church, where funeral services were held April 4, in charge of Glenn R. Horst and Osiah Horst.


      Gospel Herald - Volume LVI, Number 16 - April 23, 1963 pages 358, 359.

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

    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..., 503.

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

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 23, 1963 - Obituary of Celina Cressman.

    6. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 8 Page 7.

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

    8. [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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Feb 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Domestic, Private House - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Baden, 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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