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

Joseph Cressman[1, 2]

Male 1798 - 1840  (41 years)


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  • Name Joseph Cressman 
    Born 23 Apr 1798  , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Assessment 1829  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 10, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Assessment 1829  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 23, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 10, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number 00028-2084 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone Image 
    Died 25 Jan 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 8
    Cause: short and grievious illness 
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I22306  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John Cressman,   b. 1755, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F5352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Biehn,   b. 6 Jan 1806, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1888  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1822  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Johannes B. "John" Cressman,   b. 30 Jan 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     2. Susannah Cressman,   b. 11 Mar 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     3. Anna Cressman,   b. 7 Aug 1828, Near Freeport, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1902, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Joseph Cressman,   b. 24 Mar 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. Moses Cressman,   b. 17 Dec 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Daniel B. Cressman,   b. 23 Jul 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1924  (Age 88 years)
     7. Noah Cressman,   b. 6 Mar 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1864, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     8. Barbara Cressman,   b. 22 Jul 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F4189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Apr 1798 - , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAssessment - 1829 - Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 10, Waterloo County, Ontario 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 MapsDied - Cause: short and grievious illness - 25 Jan 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Joseph Cressman, "the second son of John and Anna (Schowalter) Cressman, was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, April 23rd, 1798, and came to Canada with his parents in 1807. On September 24th, 1822, he was married to Barbara Biehn who was born in Waterloo County, near Doon, January 7th, 1806, and died August 13th, 1888. They resided near Freeport, Ontario, where he died January 25th, 1840. Their family consisted of eight 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..., 257.

    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..., 77.

    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..., 482.

    4. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [eroded] In memory of/ Joseph Cressman/ born April 23, 1798/ died Jan. 25, 1840/ aged 41 y'rs. 10 mo./ & 2 days

    5. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 25 Jan 1840:44.
      today at 12 In Waterloo Twp, after a short and grievous illness, Joseph Kressman died at about 42 yrs of age. Surviving are a deeply grieving widow & 6 small children.

    6. [S1319] Assessment Roll - ON, Waterloo Twp. - 1829-1830.

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

    8. [S17] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Der Morgenstern (1839-1841), Death Notice of Joseph Kressman - 30 Jan 1840.
      Joseph Kressman died at 12 o'clock in Waterloo Township, after a short illness and grievous illness, at the age of approximately 42 years. He is survived by a saddened widow and 6 young children to mourn his unfortunate passing. (27 Jan 1840)
      death date is given as Jan 27th tombstone gives Jan 25th.