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

Enos C. Cressman[1]

Male 1842 - 1911  (69 years)


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  • Name Enos C. Cressman 
    Born 23 Mar 1842  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Bible Christian 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2130 
    Died 23 Jul 1911  [6
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I22459  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father Samuel S. Cressman,   b. 30 Mar 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Barbara Cressman,   b. 8 Jul 1823, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1896, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Family ID F5358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Shantz,   b. 15 Mar 1842, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1911  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 12
    Children 
     1. Jonas Cressman,   b. 12 Nov 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1935, Wilmot Centre, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Rev. Silas Cressman,   b. 7 Nov 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1935  (Age 68 years)
     3. Isaiah Cressman,   b. 20 Sep 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1869  (Age 0 years)
     4. Lydia Cressman,   b. 13 Feb 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Henry Cressman,   b. 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Salome Cressman,   b. 14 Jan 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1929  (Age 54 years)
     7. Simon Cressman,   b. 19 Feb 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1934, Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     8. Samantha Cressman,   b. 21 Jan 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Eldon Cressman,   b. 17 Jan 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F5008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Enos C. Cressman, " he eldest in the family, was born March 23rd, 1842. On February 9th, 1864, he was married to Elizabeth, daughter of Bishop Henry and Lydia (Martin) Shantz. She was born March 15th, 1842. They reside in Wilmot Township, near New Dundee, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming."


      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..., 437.

    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..., 491.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 9.

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

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 24 Household Number 105.

    6. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Enos Cressman/ died July 23, 1911/ aged 69 years and 4 Mos/ Elizabeth Shantz/ his wife/ died Oct 29, 1911/ aged 69 years and 7 mos.

    7. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 6.

    8. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 24.

    9. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 12 Page 10.

    10. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 17.

    11. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 1 Page 6.

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Amos Cressman aged 21 res Wilmot born Wilmot son of Samuel and Barbara married 9 feb 1864 to Elizabeth Shantz aged 21 res Dumfries born Dumfries daughter of Henry and Lydia

    13. [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..., 480.

    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..., 489.

    15. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin.
      Samuel Kressman, To Barbara Kressman, Both Of Waterloo. 13 Apr. 1841. Wit. Joseph Kressman And Henry Eby

    16. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 16 Apr 1841 Pg 16.
      13 Apr 1841 Pastor Benjamin Eby m. Samuel KRESSMANN to Barbara KRESSMANN, both from Waterloo Tp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Mar 1842 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Feb 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 - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bible Christian - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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