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

Amos Cressman[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1805 - 1881  (75 years)


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  • Name Amos Cressman 
    Born 22 Sep 1805  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Wilmot Township, Waterloo County Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Wilmot Township, Waterloo County Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Other Methodist 
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00028-2048 
    Died 28 Jul 1881  [7
    Buried Pioneer Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I22185  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father Jacob Cressman,   b. 6 Mar 1774, , Limerick Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1833, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Longennecker,   b. 10 Aug 1778, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1858  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F5347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Eby,   b. 12 Oct 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1884, Near Hawksville, Wellesley Twp., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Cressman,   b. 16 Aug 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     2. Isaac Cressman,   b. 1836, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elizabeth Cressman,   b. 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Veronica "Fanny" Cressman,   b. 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Elias Cressman,   b. Jan 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Enoch Cressman,   b. 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mary Cressman,   b. 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1901, Amulree, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     8. Susannah Cressman,   b. 1857, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1933, , Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F5144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Sep 1805 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Other Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Amos Cressman, "was married to Mary, daughter of David and Elizabeth (Bechtel) Eby. She was born October 12th, 1812, and died November 8th, 1884. They resided in Wellesley Township, near Hawksville, Ontario, where he was engaged in farming. He died many years ago. To them were born eight children"


      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. [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..., 539.

    3. [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..., 92.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Mathias Gresse Birth Place: Germany RESIDENCE: Normanby Township Age: 28 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1835 Father Name: John Mother Name: An Barb Steinhard Spouse Name: Elizabeth Cressman Spouse's Age: 24 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839 Spouse Birth Place: Wilmot Township Spouse Residence: Wilmot Township Spouse Father Name: Amos Spouse Mother Name: Maria Erb Marriage Date: 8 Feb 1863 Marriage County: Waterloo

    5. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 19 Household Number 83.

    6. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 2 Page 19.

    7. [S170] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Pioneer Mennonite Internet Link.
      In memory of CRESSMAN, Amos d 28 Jul 1881; ae 75 yrs 10 mos & (6) dys

    8. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 46.

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

    10. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 15 Page 97.

    11. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Div 2 Pg 19.
      Peter GREYERBIEHL M M 29 German Ontario Farmer Roman Catholic
      Margaretha GREYERBIEHL F M 24 German Ontario Roman Catholic