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

David E. Cressman[1, 2, 3]

Male 1843 - 1926  (82 years)


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  • Name David E. Cressman 
    Born 14 Jun 1843  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1864  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer Income 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2118 
    Died 13 Mar 1926  [7
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I22428  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Father Daniel Cressman,   b. 17 Mar 1815, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1886, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Annie Eby,   b. 18 Feb 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1848, Near New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16
    Family ID F5136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lydia Martin,   b. 11 May 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1915  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1877  [2, 4
    Children 
     1. David M. Cressman,   b. 9 Nov 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1964, RR1, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Josiah M. Cressman,   b. 18 Oct 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1955  (Age 72 years)
     3. Lydia Cressman,   b. 16 Nov 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1887  (Age 4 years)
     4. Mary Cressman,   b. 18 Nov 1887, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1962, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F2925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Martin,   b. 10 Dec 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1876  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 12
    Children 
     1. Israel M. Cressman,   b. 28 Mar 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1939  (Age 72 years)
     2. Veronica Cressman,   b. 30 Jul 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1923  (Age 53 years)
     3. Judith Cressman,   b. 4 Nov 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1959, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Daniel M. Cressman,   b. 2 Jan 1875, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1957, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F4221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David Cressman, "was born June 14th, 1843. On October 4th, 1864, he was married to Mary Martin who was born December 10th, 1842, and died January 25th, 1876. After her decease he was married to Lydia Martin, (she is a first cousin of his deceased wife) February 13th, 1877. She was born May 11th, 1850. They reside near Elmira, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming. On October 4th, 1872, he was ordained deacon of the Mennonite body. His family consists of eight children of whom four were of the first wife and four of the second"


      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. [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..., 33.

    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..., 49.

    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..., 541.

    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..., 488.

    5. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 2.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.

    7. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Zum Andenken/ an David E. Cressman/ geb. 14 Juni 1843/ gest. / 13 Maerz 1926/ Alter/ 82 Jahr 8 Mo. u. 30 T. / [verse]/

    8. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 10.

    9. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 6.

    10. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 3 Page 26.

    11. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist. 15 Page 5.

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      David Cressman aged 21 res Wilmot born Wilmot son of Daniel and Ann married 4 Oct 1864 to Mary Martin aged 21 res Woolwich born Woolwich daughter of Daniel and Fanny.

    13. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.

    14. [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..., 542.

    15. [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.

    16. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 23 Mar 1837:15.
      21 Mar 1837 Benjamin Eby m. Daniel Kressmann to Anna Eby, daughter of David Eby, both from Waterloo Tp.
      Ezra Eby's book gives marriage as 27 Mar 1837.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jun 1843 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1864 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Oct 1864 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Income - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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