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

David M. Cressman[1]

Male 1877 - 1964  (86 years)


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  • Name David M. Cressman 
    Born 9 Nov 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1903  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  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer, Farm 
    Religion 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2123 
    Died 18 Feb 1964  RR1, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I22441  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father David E. Cressman,   b. 14 Jun 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1926  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother 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  [1, 2
    Family ID F2925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Judith B. Martin,   b. 6 Nov 1890, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1984  (Age 94 years) 
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F5813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Leah Martin,   b. 7 Mar 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1931  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1903  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Lydia M. Cressman,   b. May 1906, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1947, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     2. Eden Cressman,   b. 5 Jan 1907,   d. 5 Oct 1907  (Age 0 years)
     3. Enos M. Cressman,   b. 19 Jul 1908, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1970, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Elam M. Cressman,   b. 11 Nov 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Annie M. Cressman,   b. 22 Feb 1913, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary M. Cressman,   b. 30 Dec 1915, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1998  (Age 82 years)
     7. Salome Cressman,   b. 25 Jun 1918, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1973, Val-d'Or, , Qu├ębec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F5814  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David Cressman," was born November 9th, 1877. He is at home on the farm."

      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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      David M. Cressman, 86, of RR #1 Elmira, died yesterday at his home. He was born Nov. 9, 1877 in Wilmot Township, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. David E. Cressman. He married the former Leah Martin in 1903 and she died in 1931. Surviving are his widow, who was his second wife formerly Judith B. Martin; two sons, Enos of Stratford and Elam of Waterloo; three daughters, Annie of Paris, Ont., Mrs. Mahlon (Mary) Shantz of Dunnville and Salome of Montreal. A son and a daughter predeceased him. A funeral service will be conducted at his home Thursday at 9: 30 am, thence to Elmira Mennonite Meeting House for further service and burial in the adjoining cemetery.

      Elmira Signet Feb 19 1964 pg 5

  • 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..., 49.

    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..., 488.

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

    4. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Zum Andenken/ David M. / Cressman/ geb. Nov. 9,1877/ starb Feb. 18,1964/ Alter/ 86 Y. 3 M. 9 T. / Zu Scheiden ist das/ irdisch Teil/ Wiedersehen ist unsere/ Hoffnung/

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018897-03.
      David CRESSMAN, 25, farmer, Wilmot, Woolwich, s/o David CROSSMAN & Lydia MARTIN, married Leah MARTIN, 25, Woolwich, same, d/o Levi MARTIN & Barbara GINGRICH, witn: David CRESSMAN & Levi? MATHEWS, both of Woolwich, 13 Jan 1903 at Woolwich, (Mennonite)

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

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

    8. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist. 15 Page 7.

    9. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of David M. Cressman - Feb 19 1964 pg 5.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Nov 1877 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1903 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jan 1903 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, Farm - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Feb 1964 - RR1, Elmira, 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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