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

Anna Cressman[1, 2, 3]

Female 1820 - 1908  (87 years)


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  • Name Anna Cressman 
    Born 18 Nov 1820  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Name Anna Shantz 
    Residence 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2075 
    Died 25 Jan 1908  [6
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I22275  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Esther Wismer,   b. 12 Jan 1790, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1881, Near New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1818  [13
    Family ID F3935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eli C. Shantz, Sr.,   b. 23 Jan 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 5 May 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 10, 12, 14
    Children 
     1. Barbara Shantz,   b. 10 Mar 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1876, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     2. Enos C. Shantz,   b. 26 Jun 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1921  (Age 77 years)
     3. John C. Shantz,   b. 5 Jul 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1914  (Age 67 years)
     4. Esther Shantz,   b. 2 Jun 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906  (Age 57 years)
     5. Anna Shantz,   b. 10 Mar 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1934, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     6. Eli C. Shantz,   b. 26 Mar 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1925, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. Israel Shantz,   b. 29 May 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1859  (Age 2 years)
     8. Magdalena "Lena" Shantz,   b. 8 Sep 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 96 years)
     9. Susannah C. Shantz,   b. 2 Aug 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1917, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F4903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Anna Cressman, "the second eldest was born November 18th, 1820. On May 5th, 1840, she was married to Eli C. Shantz who was born January 23rd, 1816, and died September 19th, 1889. To them were born nine 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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      In 1901 Anna lived with her son Eli.

  • 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..., 392.

    2. [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..., 597.

    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..., 480.

    5. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 7.

    6. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Mother & Father / Eli C. Shantz / died Sept.19, 1889 / aged 73 yrs. 7 mos. 27 dys. / Anna Cressman / his wife / died Jan. 25, 1908 / aged 87 yrs. 2 mos. 7 dys. / weep not for us our children dear / Shantz

    7. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page.

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 27.
      Anna SCHANTZ Birthplace: Canada Age 32 Mennonite b. 18-Nov

    9. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 30.

    10. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 1.

    11. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 1 Page 24.

    12. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 9 May 1840:4.
      5 May 1840 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Eli Schantz to Anna Kressman, daughter of Johann Kressman, all of Waterloo Tp.

    13. [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.

    14. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev. Benjamin Eby, Mennonist Society.
      Eli SHANTZ, to Anna KRESSMAN, both of Waterloo Twp. 5 May 1840. Rev. EBY. Wit. John PRESSMAN and Joseph KRESSMAN.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Nov 1820 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 May 1840 - 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 - 1891 - Waterloo City, 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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