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

Esther C. Cressman[1]

Female 1848 - 1919  (71 years)


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  • Name Esther C. Cressman 
    Born 20 Jan 1848  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Name Esther C. Shantz 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2138 
    Died 4 Sep 1919  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I22487  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2022 

    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, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Family ID F5358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amos M. Shantz,   b. 15 Jun 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1920  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1873  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Jonathan Shantz,   b. 12 Oct 1873, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1939, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Nancy C. Shantz,   b. 24 Jan 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1958  (Age 83 years)
     3. Selina Shantz,   b. 22 Mar 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1958, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Addison Cressman Shantz,   b. 22 Aug 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1958, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Samuel C. Shantz,   b. 29 Feb 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1947  (Age 67 years)
     6. Magdalena Shantz,   b. 29 May 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Barbara Shantz,   b. 22 Sep 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Elminda Shantz,   b. 6 Jan 1889, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Silva Shantz,   b. 26 Mar 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1892  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F4932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Esther C. Cressman, "was born January 20th, 1848. On December 3rd, 1872, she was married to Amos M. Shantz. They reside near Manheim, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming. Their family consists of nine children"


      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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      Shantz. - Esther (Cressman) Shantz was born at New Dundee, Ont., Jan. 20, 1848; died at her home near Petersburg, Ont., Sept. 4, 1919 ; aged 71 y. 7 m. 16 d. She was united in marriage to Amos M. Shantz. To this union were born 3 sons and 6 daughters. One daughter preceded her to the spirit world. She is survived by her husband, 3 sons, 5 daughters, 14 grandchildren, 1 sister and 3 brothers. She was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church. Funeral services were conducted at the Latschar Church by Bro. Jonas Snider. Text, Phil. 2: 21.


      Gospel Herald - Volume XII, Number 28 - October 9, 1919 - page 527

  • 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..., 404.

    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..., 492.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-3 Page 4.

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot h-3 Page 4.

    5. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Shantz/ Amos M. Shantz/ died/ Feb. 9, 1920/ aged/ 72 yrs 7 m 25 d/ Esther Cressman/ his beloved wife/ died/ Sept. 4, 1919/ aged 71 yrs 7 m 16 d

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

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 49.

    8. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 10.

    9. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 22.

    10. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 76.

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

    12. [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.

    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..., 489.

    14. [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

    15. [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 - 20 Jan 1848 - 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Sep 1919 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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