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

Jacob Cressman

Male 1774 - 1833  (59 years)


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  • Name Jacob Cressman 
    Born 6 Mar 1774  , Limerick Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2045 
    Died 8 Jul 1833  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Wilhelm Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I22177  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Nicolaus Cressman,   b. 1751, , Limerick Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F5346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Longennecker,   b. 10 Aug 1778, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1858  (Age 79 years) 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Cressman,   b. 1801, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1840, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     2. Anna Cressman,   b. 25 Nov 1804, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1873  (Age 68 years)
     3. Amos Cressman,   b. 22 Sep 1805, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1881  (Age 75 years)
     4. Nicholas Cressman,   b. 3 Feb 1809, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1889, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Lilian Cressman,   b. 1811, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Julia Cressman,   b. 1813, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1895, Amulree, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 81 years)
     7. Esther Cressman,   b. 5 Nov 1816, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     8. Elizabeth Cressman,   b. 29 Jul 1818, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F5347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Cressman, "was born in Limerick County, Pennsylvania, March 6th, 1774. He was married to Elizabeth Longenecker who was born August 10th, 1778, and died May 3rd, 1858. They resided in Wilmot Township near the Schmidt Mennonite Meeting House, where he died July 8th, 1833. His family consisted of seven children, (Maybe there were more in family)"


      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.].

  • 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..., 474.

    2. [S494] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Wilhelm CC#4573 Internet Link.
      Jacob Cressman/ Died/ July 8, 1833/ Aged 59 Years/

    3. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Sect. 5 Page 187.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Mar 1774 - , Limerick Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jul 1833 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilhelm Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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