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

Elizabeth Cressman[1, 2]

Female 1818 - 1889  (70 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Cressman 
    Born 4 Oct 1818  Near Strasburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Eby 
    Residence 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2147 
    Died 23 Feb 1889  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 7, 8
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I35  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Abraham Cressman,   b. 13 Dec 1789, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mary Schneider,   b. 9 Jun 1794, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1864, Near Strasburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1814  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Family ID F4432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin E. Eby,   b. 10 Feb 1818, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1872, Near Centreville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 11
    Eby, Benjamin marriage cert. to Elizabeth Cressman.jpg
    Eby, Benjamin marriage cert. to Elizabeth Cressman.jpg
    Children 
     1. Mary C. Eby,   b. 17 Jun 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1898  (Age 58 years)
     2. Rev. Amos Eby,   b. 13 Apr 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1923, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Magdalena Eby,   b. 1843, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Leah Eby,   b. 22 Nov 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1932  (Age 86 years)
     5. Sarah Eby,   b. 24 Apr 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1880, Near Lebanon, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co, Onatrio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     6. Susannah Eby,   b. 31 Jul 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     7. Lavina Eby,   b. 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Oct 1818 - Near Strasburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Mar 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 1889 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Cressman, "the eldest daughter of Abraham and Mary (Schneider) Cressman, was born near Strasburg, Ontario, October 4th, 1818. On March 19th, 1839, she was married to Benjamin E. Eby who was born February 10th, 1818, and died July 9th, 1872. They resided near Centreville, about two miles south-east of Berlin where they both died. She died February 23rd, 1889. To them were born five 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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      EBY - On the 23d of February, near Centreville, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo county, Ontario, Sister Elizabeth, widow of the late Benjamin Eby, aged 70 years, 4 months and 19 days. She was buried in Berlin on the 28th, followed to her last resting-place by many relatives and friends. In the last few months Sister Eby had but very little rest, being in great pain, but which she bore with christian fortitude, and with the assurance that after the afflictions of this life were over there would follow a glorious rest. Funeral services by Daniel Wismer, Samuel Bowman and Noah Stauffer from Rev. 21: 4.


      Herald of Truth , Vol. XXVI, Number 6, March 15, 1889 - Page 94, 95

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 560.

    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..., 649.

    3. [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..., 493.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      (broken & eroded) In loving memory of / Elisabeth (Cressman) / (wife of ) Benjamin E. (Eby) / born Oct. 4, 1818 / died Feb.23, 1889 / aged 70 yea. 4 mo. 19 ds.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 27.
      Elisabetha EBY Birthplace: Canada Age 34 Mennonite b. 8-Oct

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 32.

    7. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, March 15, 1889 - Obituary of Elizabeth Cressman.

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 7 Mar 1889.
      Feb. 23, 1889 Elizabeth Eby, nee Cressman, widow of Benjamin E. Eby, died in Waterloo Township at age of 70 years & 4 months.

    9. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 2 Page 10.

    10. [S2746] aaaaWaterloo Township 1871, Sect. 1 Page 40.

    11. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 23 Mar 1839:13.
      last Tuesday Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. his son, Benjamin Eby, to Elisabeth Cressman, daughter of Abraham Cressman, all of Waterloo Tp.

    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..., 485.

    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..., 289.