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

Moses S. Cressman[1, 2]

Male 1857 - 1924  (66 years)


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  • Name Moses S. Cressman 
    Born 3 Aug 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1882  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1916  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Eby ID Number 00028-2074 
    Died 19 Jun 1924  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 12, 14, 15
    Cause: Cause: Uraemia - Appendicitis (5 days) 
    Buried 22 Jun 1924  Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 12
    Person ID I22268  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    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  [16, 17, 18, 19
    Family ID F4970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maria B. "Mary" Snyder,   b. 29 Mar 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1934, Fisher Mills, (Cambridge) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1908  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 20
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F6402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lovina Snyder,   b. 8 Jun 1864, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1906, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1882  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 11, 21
    Children 
     1. Lizzie Stauffer,   b. 27 May 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Dalton Ira Cressman,   b. 15 Oct 1883, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1953, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Ivan Osiah Cressman,   b. 28 Dec 1885, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968  (Age 82 years)
     4. Senetta Elizabeth Cressman,   b. 3 Aug 1887, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1916, near, Middlebury, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     5. Edith Era "Era" Cressman,   b. 15 May 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1953  (Age 62 years)
     6. Aulton Cressman,   b. 12 Feb 1892, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Corroa Cressman,   b. 20 Sep 1895, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Idella Cressman,   b. 21 Nov 1899, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Linean Cressman,   b. 21 Nov 1899, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1987, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F251817  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Aug 1857 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1882 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Sep 1882 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jan 1908 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1916 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Uraemia - Appendicitis (5 days) - 19 Jun 1924 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Jun 1924 - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Moses S. Cressman, "was born August 3rd, 1857. On September 20th, 1882, he was married to Lovina Schneider who was born June 8th, 1864. They resided on his father's old homestead where he is engaged in farming. To them are born five 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.].

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      Cressman. - Moses S. Cressman was born near Breslau, Ont., Aug. 3, 1857; died in the Kitchener Hospital June 19, 1924; aged 66 y. 10 m. 15 d. In 1882 he was united in marriage with Lovina Snyder, who died in 1906. To this union were born six children: Dalton, Ivan, Senetta (predeceased), Era, Aulton and Linean. In 1908 Bro. Cressman was married to Maria Snyder, who with the five children survives to mourn the death of a kind husband and father. Bro. Cressman united with the Mennonite Church in 1889, and remained a faithful member until death called him. Funeral services were held June 22, conducted by Brethren E. Sievenpiper, Jonas Snider, and Oscar Burkholder.


      The Gospel Herald - Volume XVII, Number 15 - July 10, 1924 - page 319

  • 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..., 305.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 5 Oct 1882.
      20 Sep 1882 Moses Cressmann and Lavina Schneider, both of Breslau, were married by Preacher J.B. Baumann.

    3. [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.

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

    5. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 6,7.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Moses S. Cressman - July 10, 1924.

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

    8. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 39.

    9. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 17.

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

    11. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 20.

    12. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ Moses S. Cressman/ who died/ June 19, 1924/ In his 67th year/ Lovina Snyder/ his wife/ 1864-1906/ Maria Snyder/ his wife/ 1859-1934/ Cressman

    13. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers, Aulton Cressman - Attestation Papers.
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    14. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Maria B. Snyder - September 27, 1934.

    15. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Moses Shantz Cressman Gender:Male Birth Year:abt 1858 Birth Place:Kitchener, Ontario Age at Death:66 Death Date:18 Jun 1924 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    16. [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.

    17. [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.

    18. [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.

    19. [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.

    20. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Moses S Cressman Age:50 Birth Date:abt 1858 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:8 Jan 1908 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Joseph Cressman Mother:Veronica Shantz Spouse:Maria Snyder Spouse's Age:48 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1860 Spouse Birth Place:Waterloo Township Spouse Father:Absalom Snyder Spouse Mother:Mary Bricker

    21. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Moses Cressman Age:25 Birth Date:abt 1857 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:20 Sep 1882 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Joseph Cressman Mother:Frany Cressman Spouse:Lovina Snyder Spouse's Age:18 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1864 Spouse Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Spouse Father:Absalom C Snyder Spouse Mother:Elizabeth Snyder