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

Catharine Kress

Female 1874 - 1949  (74 years)


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  • Name Catharine Kress 
    Born 15 Oct 1874  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Birth St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Name Catharine Bricker 
    Residence 1903  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-23141 
    Died 20 May 1949  Blackie, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Mt. View Mennonite Cemetery, Aldersyde, , Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I23141  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father August Alonzo Kress,   b. 25 Dec 1851, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1913, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Gertrude Catherine Mayer,   b. 9 Sep 1853, Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1876, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Family ID F14488  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Menno C. Bricker,   b. 30 Dec 1874, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1948, High River, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1903  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F37778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bricker. -- Catherine Cress was born in Hawksville, Ont., October 15, 1874; passed away May 20, 1949; aged 74 y. 7 m. 5 d. Her health had been failing for more than a year, yet she was cheerful and faithful. In 1903 she was united in marriage to Menno Bricker and they moved to Alberta, residing at Aldersyde the first three years and then moving to their late home near Blackie. Her husband and 2 sons (Ralph and Oliver) predeceased her. Surviving are 3 daughters (Vera, at home; Verda - Mrs. Herb Willoughby and Irene - Mrs. Ronald McKeage), one son (Urban), and 12 grandchildren, all of the Blackie district. She was a member of the Mt. View Mennonite Church and a faithful member of the Charity Sewing Circle. Her patient, quiet spirit has left its impression on home and community. Funeral services were held at the Mt. View Church, near Aldersyde, on May 23, with C. J. Ramer and H. R. Boettger in charge. Text: I Cor. 2: 9. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLII, Number 36 - September 6, 1949 - page 894

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, September 6, 1949 - Obituary of Catherine Cress.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 18753 (1903), Bricker-Kress.
      Menno C. Bricker, 28, Well Driller, b. Hawksville, res. Wellesley, son of John Bricker and Elisabeth Kress married Catharine Kress, 28, b. St. Jacobs, res. St. Jacobs, daughter of August Kress and Gertrude Meyer, Witness(s) Frederick and Sophia Schlote both of Waterloo, 24 March 1903 in Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Oct 1874 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1903 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1903 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 May 1949 - Blackie, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mt. View Mennonite Cemetery, Aldersyde, , Alberta Link to Google Earth
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