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

Mary Cressman[1, 2]

Female 1853 - 1901  (48 years)


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  • Name Mary Cressman 
    Born 1853  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Kieswetter 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Other Methodist 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2055 
    Died 21 Aug 1901  Amulree, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22199  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Amos Cressman,   b. 22 Sep 1805, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1881  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F5144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Kieswetter,   b. 1850, Bamberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. CA 1890, Collingwood, Nottawasaga Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1872  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Emeline "Emily" Kieswetter,   b. 28 Apr 1872, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1948  (Age 76 years)
     2. Pearcifor "Pierce" Kieswetter,   b. 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Alberta Kieswetter,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Norman Kieswetter
     5. Milton Kieswetter
     6. Lillie May Kieswetter,   b. 6 Apr 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1928, Quesnel, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F5351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Cressman, "was married to Thomas Kieswetter who died some years ago, leaving a family of several children. She now resides in Berlin."


      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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      AMULREE. Aug. 24th, 1901

      The death of Mrs. Kieswetter, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jas. S. Patterson, near here, occurred on Wednesday afternoon last, as briefly reported in the Maple Leaf last week. Deceased was a daughter of the late Amos Cressman, and was born on his farm a short distance east of Philipsburg. The family later on moved to the vicinity of Bamberg, where she was married, when seventeen years of age, to the late Thos. Kieswetter, who died at Collingwood about ten years ago She lived for some years in Wellesley village. Her family consists of: Emily, Mrs. J. S. Patterson, of this township; Pierce, an architect in New York city, who is now attending college there; Norman, Lillie and Milton, with their sister near here. Deceased was a patient, earnest Christian and leaves many warm friends to mourn with the family. Her remains were interred in the Mennonite cemetery, in Berlin, on Friday in the presence of a large concourse of sorrowing friends.

      Wellesley Maple Leaf
      , August 29, 1901


      Obituary is supplied by the Wellesley Township Heritage and Historical Society Click here to go to their website.

  • 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..., 475.

    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. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Thomas Kiesewetter Born: Bamberg Tp of Wellesley Age: 21 Born: abt 1851 Father: John B Kiesewetter Mother: Magdalena Kiesewetter Spouse: Mary Cressman Age: 18 Born: abt 1854 born: Tp of Wilmot Father: Amos Cressman Mother: Marianna Cressman married 16 Apr 1872 married: Waterloo, St. Agatha

    4. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 3 Page 39.

    5. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 47.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1853 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Apr 1872 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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