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

Samuel S. Cressman[1]

Male 1817 - 1870  (52 years)


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  • Name Samuel S. Cressman 
    Born 30 Mar 1817  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2129 
    Died 5 Jan 1870  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 7
    Cause: obstruction/bowel 
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I22283  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Abraham Cressman,   b. 13 Dec 1789, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mary Schneider,   b. 9 Jun 1794, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1864, Near Strasburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1814  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F4432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    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 Barbara Cressman,   b. 8 Jul 1823, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1896, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 8, 9, 14
    Children 
     1. Enos C. Cressman,   b. 23 Mar 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1911  (Age 69 years)
     2. Anna C. Cressman,   b. 15 Feb 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1908  (Age 64 years)
     3. Abraham C. Cressman,   b. 31 Jan 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1914  (Age 69 years)
     4. Henry C. Cressman,   b. 17 Jun 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Esther C. Cressman,   b. 20 Jan 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1919, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Samuel C. Cressman,   b. 9 Apr 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ezra (?) Cressman,   b. 1851, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. John C. Cressman,   b. 24 Oct 1851, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1908, High River, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     9. Aaron C. Cressman,   b. 8 Apr 1854, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1913, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     10. Barbara Cressman,   b. 7 May 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     11. Mary C. Cressman,   b. 26 Jan 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1917, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     12. Israel C. Cressman,   b. 2 Jan 1860, Near New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Menno C. Cressman,   b. 5 Nov 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1953  (Age 91 years)
     14. Lucinda Cressman,   b. 29 Apr 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1942, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F5358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Cressman, "the second son of Abraham and Mary (Schneider) Cressman, was born near Strasburg, Waterloo County, March 30th, 1817. On April 13th, 1841, he was married to Barbara Cressman who was born near Breslau, Ontario, July 8th, 1823. They resided in Wilmot Township, near New Dundee, where he is engaged in farming. His death took place January 5th, 1870. Their family consisted of thirteen 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.].

  • 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..., 85.

    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..., 480.

    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..., 489.

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, as recorded by Eldon Weber for the Waterloo Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.

    5. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Zum undenken an/ Samuel Cressman/ geb 30 May 1817/ geft 5 Jan 1870/ ult 52 jah 9 mo;/ und 6 tage/ verse

    6. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 6.
      Samuel CRESSMAN Farmer Canada Mennonite 35
      Barbara CRESSMAN Canada Mennonite 28
      Enos CRESSMAN Canada Mennonite 10
      Hannah CRESSMAN Canada Mennonite 8
      Abram CRESSMAN Canada Mennonite 7
      Henry CRESSMAN Canada Mennonite 6
      Esther CRESSMAN Canada Mennonite 4
      Samuel CRESSMAN Canada Mennonite 3
      John CRESSMAN Canada Mennonite 1
      Michael LENNAN Labourer Ireland 26
      Esther CRESSMAN USA Mennonite Waterloo 62

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 13 Jan 1870.
      Samuel Cressman died 5 Jan 1870 near New Dundee in Wilmot, 52 yrs, 9 mths, 6 days.

    8. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 1 Page 6.

    9. [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, 16 Apr 1841 Pg 16.
      13 Apr 1841 Pastor Benjamin Eby m. Samuel KRESSMANN to Barbara KRESSMANN, both from Waterloo Tp.

    10. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 6.

    11. [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..., 485.

    12. [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..., 289.

    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, Eby, Benjamin - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin.
      Samuel Kressman, To Barbara Kressman, Both Of Waterloo. 13 Apr. 1841. Wit. Joseph Kressman And Henry Eby

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Mar 1817 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Apr 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: obstruction/bowel - 5 Jan 1870 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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