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

Mary Cressman[1, 2, 3]

Female 1847 - 1929  (81 years)


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  • Name Mary Cressman 
    Born 20 Feb 1847  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Clemens 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Spinster 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Servant 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1886  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2087 
    Died 6 Jan 1929  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 13
    Cause: blindness (years) 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I22324  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    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  [4, 14
    Family ID F2098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian Clemens,   b. 22 Feb 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1903  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1886  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. Hannah Clemens,   b. 4 Nov 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1924  (Age 36 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F4558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Cressman, "was born February 20th, 1847. On November 30th, 1886, she was married to Christian Clemens who was born February 22nd, 1849. They reside near Centreville. To them is born one daughter named Hannah, born November 4th, 1887."


      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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      Clemens. - Mary Cressman Clemens was born Feb. 20, 1847; died Jan. 6, 1929; aged 81 y. 10 m. 19 d. In 1866 she was married to Christian Clemens who predeceased her 26 years ago. They had one daughter, Hannah, who died about 4 years ago, since which time Sister Clemens had her home with her nephew, Bro. and Sister Noah Cressman of Breslau. Sister Clemens was stricken with blindness for a number of years and expressed her desire to depart and be with Jesus. Funeral services were held at the First Mennonite church, Kitchener, Ont., on Jan. 9, by Bro. C. F. Derstine. Burial in the cemetery adjoining the church. Texts, 1 Cor. 13: 12; Jno. 14: 2


      Gospel Herald - Volume XXI, Number 43 - January 24, 1929, pages 909-911

  • 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..., 434.

    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..., 145.

    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..., 82.

    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..., 482.

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

    6. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 4.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 24, 1929 - Obituary of Mary Cressman.

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

    9. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 33 Pg. 4.

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

    11. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 1 Page 6.

    12. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011906-86.
      Christian Clemens, 37, Farmer, res. Waterloo Twp, b. Waterloo Twp, Widower, son of Eli Clemens and Leah Bauman married Mary Cressman, 39, res. Waterloo Twp, b. Waterloo Twp, daughter of John Cressman and Magdalena Bauman, Witnessed by: Samuel S. Bowman and Abram M. Weaver both of Waterloo Twp, 30 November 1886 in Waterloo Twp.

    13. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    14. [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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1847 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Spinster - 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 - Servant - 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 - 1886 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Nov 1886 - Waterloo Twp., 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: blindness (years) - 6 Jan 1929 - Kitchener, 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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