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

Josiah M. Cressman[1]

Male 1882 - 1955  (72 years)


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  • Name Josiah M. Cressman 
    Born 18 Oct 1882  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer, Farm 
    Residence 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2124 
    Died 30 Sep 1955  [4
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I22442  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2022 

    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 Rachel Martin,   b. 31 Jan 1887, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1953  (Age 66 years) 
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F51  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lucinda S. Bauman,   b. 19 Mar 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1918, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1908  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elbina Cressman,   d. 24 May 1924
     2. Velina Cressman,   d. 24 May 1924
     3. Rachel Cressman,   b. 16 Nov 1909,   d. 13 Jan 1913  (Age 3 years)
     4. Rebecca B. Cressman,   b. 16 Nov 1909, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1913, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     5. Lydia Ann B. Cressman,   b. 23 Dec 1911,   d. 26 Apr 2002, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     6. Addison B. Cressman,   b. 4 May 1914,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elmer Cressman,   b. 23 Jun 1916, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1990  (Age 73 years)
     8. David B. Cressman,   b. 23 Jun 1916, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 2015, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F5853  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Josiah Cressman," was born October 18th, 1882."


      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..., 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.
      In memory of/ Josiah Cressman/ born Oct. 18,1882/ died Sept. 30,1955/ aged/ 72 yrs. 11 mo. 18 dys/

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

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

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Oct 1882 - Woolwich 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 MapsMarried - 29 Dec 1908 - 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 MapsResidence - 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 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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