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

Lydia Cressman[1]

Female 1850 - 1927  (77 years)


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  • Name Lydia Cressman 
    Born 14 Mar 1850  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Buschert 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2071 
    Died 19 Mar 1927  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 11
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I22245  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Joseph Cressman,   b. 4 Aug 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Veronica "Fanny" Shantz,   b. 27 Oct 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1893, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 11 May 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16, 17, 18
    Family ID F4970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wendel Buschert,   b. 13 Sep 1847, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1917, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1871  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 11
    Children 
     1. Norman C. Buschert,   b. 2 Nov 1872, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1935, near Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Livinia Olivia "Livy" Buschert,   b. 17 Jan 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1918, East Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     3. Fanny Buschert,   b. 14 Aug 1875, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1880  (Age 4 years)
     4. Ephraim Buschert,   b. 17 Apr 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Malinda Buschert,   b. 10 Oct 1879, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Emanuel "Manuel" Buschert,   b. 3 Sep 1880, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1882  (Age 2 years)
     7. Ira Buschert,   b. 8 May 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1945, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     8. Hannah C. Buschert,   b. 7 Jan 1884, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1933, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     9. Ivan Buschert,   b. 27 Oct 1885, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Joseph Buschert,   b. 22 Jan 1888, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Chester Buschert,   b. 28 Dec 1889, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1946, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     12. Ammon Buschert,   b. 22 Feb 1892, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1967, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F5357  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lydia Cressman, "was born March 14th, 1850. She is married to Wendel Bushard. They reside near Winterbourne, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming."


      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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      BUSCHERT - Lydia Cressman was born Mar. 14, 1850; died at her home in Breslau, Ont., Mar. 19, 1927; aged 77 y. 5 d. On Nov. 26, 1871, she was united in marriage with Wendell Buschert. To this union were born 8 sons and 4 daughters. Her husband, 2 daughters, and 1 son have preceded her in death. She leaves 7 sons, 2 daughters, 29 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Sister Buschert united with the Mennonite Church during the ministry of Bishop Joseph Hagey, and died in the faith of her choice. The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon, March 22, from her late home to the Cressman Mennonite Church, Breslau, and interment was made in adjoining cemetery. Services conducted by Oscar Burkholder. Text, 1 Cor. 13: 12.


      Gospel Herald - Volume XX, Number 1 - April 7, 1927 page 14,15,16

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 7 Dec 1871.
      Married 26 Nov 1871 By Rev. Wurster, Wendel Buschert was married to Lydia Cressmann, both of Waterloo Township.

    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..., 479.

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 2.

    4. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      In memory of / Wendel Buschert / born Sept.13,1847 / died May 30,1917 / also his wife / Lydia Cressman / born Mar.17,1850 / died Mar.19,1927 / Buschert

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 39 Household Number 203.

    6. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 2.
      birth date given in census as 19 Mar 1850

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 25.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Wendell Bushert Born: Waterloo Township Age: 24 Born: abt 1847 Father: Wendell Bushert Mother: Hannah Bushert Spouse: Lydia Cressman Age: 22 Born: abt 1849 born: Waterloo Township Father: Joseph Cressman Mother: Veronica Cressman married 26 Nov 1871 married: Waterloo, Preston

    9. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 3 Page 39.

    10. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 41.

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 7, 1927 - Obituary of Lydia Cressman.

    12. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 3.

    13. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 2 Page 9.

    14. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Div. 2 Page 21.

    15. [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.

    16. [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..., 419.

    17. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin.
      Joseph Kressman, To Veronica Shantz, Both Of Waterloo. 11 May 1841. Wit. Isaac Shantz And John Kressman.

    18. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 14 May 1841 Pg 20.
      11 May 1841 On Tuesday, Pastor Benjamin Eby m. Joseph KRESSMAN to Veronica SCHANTZ, all from Waterloo Tp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Mar 1850 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Nov 1871 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Mar 1927 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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