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

Cyrus Cressman[1, 2]

Male 1845 - 1928  (82 years)


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  • Name Cyrus Cressman 
    Born 13 Jun 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, 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  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  12 Simeon St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Eby ID Number 00028-2086 
    Died 9 Feb 1928  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I22309  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Magdalena Bowman,   b. 30 Sep 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 7 Feb 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 12
    Family ID F2098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maria M. "Mary" Horst,   b. 26 Apr 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1909  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1871  [3
    Children 
     1. Noah H. Cressman,   b. 24 Jan 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1953, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Levi U. Cressman,   b. 15 Jun 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1947, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Isaiah Horst Cressman,   b. 2 Apr 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1942, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Magdalena Cressman,   b. 26 Jan 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1939, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. Susannah Cressman,   b. 4 Oct 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1948, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. John Cressman,   b. 12 Sep 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1941, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     7. David Cressman,   b. 1 Jun 1883, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     8. Cyrus H. Cressman,   b. 15 Jun 1885, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Mary Ann Cressman,   b. 17 Apr 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1969, Didsbury, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     10. Lavina Cressman,   b. 18 Apr 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1937, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     11. Allan Cressman,   b. 24 Jul 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F4925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Veronica "Fanny" Strickler,   b. 12 Mar 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1918  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1913  [13
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F6158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jun 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mennonite - 1861 - 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 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Feb 1928 - Waterloo Twp., 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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  • Notes 
    • Cyrus Cressman, "was born June 13th, 1845. On December 24th, 1871, he was married to Mary Horst who was born April 26th, 1851. They reside about three miles east of Berlin where he is the owner of two farms. His family consists of eleven 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.-Cyrus Cressman was born June 13, 1845; died at the home of his son, Isaiah, near Kitchener, Ont., on Feb. 9, 1928; aged 82 y. 7 m. 27 d. On Dec. 24, 1871, he was married to Mary Horst, who predeceased him 19 years. To this union were born 7 sons and 4 daughters, 2 sons, David and Cyrus, having preceded him in death. There remain to mourn his departure 5 sons (Isaiah, of Kitchener; Noah, Levi, and John of Breslau; Allan of Alberta), 4 daughters, (Mrs. Enoch Bauman, Elmira; Mrs. Lloyd Shantz, Maggie of Alberta; Mrs. Jacob Cressman, of Breslau), and one sister, Mrs. Mary Clemens, Breslau. Before his marriage he united with the Mennonite Church in which communion he spent his closing years. He left a testimony of peace with God, and a desire to depart this life and be with Him. Funeral services were held on Feb. 13 at the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, with the brethren C.F. Derstine and Oscar Burkholder in charge of the services. Text, II Kings 20: 1. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.


      Gospel Herald - Volume XX, Number 48 - March 1, 1928 - pg 1039

  • 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..., 819.

    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..., 82.

    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. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 9.

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

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 27.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 8.

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 1, 1928 - Obituary of Cyrus Cressman.

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

    10. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 30 Page 20.

    11. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 7.

    12. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin - Minister of the Mennonist Society #27.
      John B. Kressman, To Magdalene Bauman, Both Of Waterloo. 7 Feb. 1843. Rev. Eby. Wit. Benjamin Bauman And Jacob Hegy

    13. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Veronica Strickler - April 18, 1918.