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

John Cressman[1, 2, 3]

Male 1755 - 1818  (63 years)


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  • Name John Cressman 
    Born 1755  , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Died 1818  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 10, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00028-2061 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone Image 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22207  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Nicolaus Cressman,   b. Abt 1727, , Limerick Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F5345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Schowalter,   b. 4 Apr 1761, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Cressman,   b. 30 Jan 1783, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1866  (Age 83 years)
     2. Barbara Cressman,   b. 22 May 1786, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1831  (Age 45 years)
     3. Elizabeth Cressman,   b. 10 Jun 1791, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1879, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Susannah Cressman,   b. 9 Jun 1794, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1864  (Age 69 years)
     5. John Cressman,   b. 15 May 1795, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     6. Joseph Cressman,   b. 23 Apr 1798, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     7. Nicolaus Cressman,   b. 3 Apr 1802, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1828, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     8. Anna Cressman,   b. 18 Jun 1803, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F5352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Cressman, "son of Nicolaus Cressman, was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, in 1755. He was married to Anna Schowalter who was born April 4th, 1761, and died in Waterloo County, Ontario, July 2nd, 1829. They with their family of seven children, moved to Canada in 1807, and settled in Waterloo County, near Freeport, Ontario, on the farm lately owned by Daniel B. Snyder. Here he died in 1818."


      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. [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..., 385.

    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..., 646.

    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..., 656.

    4. [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..., 477.

    5. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 20.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1755 - , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1818 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 10, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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