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

George Henry Gress[1]

Male Cal 1811 - 1888  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name George Henry Gress 
    Born CALC 10 May 1811  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1842  Trimbach, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Weaver 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Directory 1864  Waterloo Township - Biehn's Tract Lot 07, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Name George Kress  [8
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Weaver 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-353360 
    Died 12 Oct 1888  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Cause: Cause: Old Age (died suddenly) 
    Buried 14 Oct 1888  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I353360  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Michael Gress,   b. 1795, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1871, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Catherine,   b. CALC 1 May 1790, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1875, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Family ID F31627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline,   b. 1817, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1904, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Children 
     1. Philip Gress,   b. 1839, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Catherine Cress,   b. 1842, Trimbach, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895, Lansdowne, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     3. Magdalena Cress,   b. 1844, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1937, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Lydia Cress,   b. 1846, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1879, Bowne, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     5. Hannah Gress,   b. 1846, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Emma Cress,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Anne Cress,   b. 14 Aug 1848, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1940  (Age 91 years)
     8. George Cress,   b. 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Peter Cress,   b. 1850, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Cornelius Cress,   b. 3 Jul 1853, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1932, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     11. Elizabeth Gress,   b. 1855, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1900, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F252459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Emanuel Bergy, aged 23, res Waterloo, born Waterloo son of Jacob and Nancy (Hubbard) married 7 May 1867 to Lydia Kress aged 20, res Waterloo, born Dumfries, daughter of George and Karoline.

    2. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 9.

    3. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 3 Page 57.

    4. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 1 Page 7.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 25 Oct 1888.
      Died 12 Oct 1888 Georg Gress died near Blair at age of 78 years.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Thomson Robert, 27, res. N Dumfries, b. N Dumfries, s/o Robert & Esther (Sudden), married 20 Nov 1863 Catherine Gress, 20, res. Waterloo, b. Trimbach France, d/o George & Carolina

    7. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Dryden Andrew A, 25, N Dumfries, N Dumfries, d/o Andrew & Elizabeth (Kennedy), married 8 Jan 1869 Annie Kress, 20, Waterloo, N Dumfries, d/o George & Caroline

    9. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:George Gress Gender:Male Age:77 Birth Date:abt 1811 Birth Place:Germany Death Date:12 Oct 1888 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    10. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      George Gress Buried Oct. 14, 1888 Bl. H Lot 7

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 10 May 1811 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1842 - Trimbach, , Alsace, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Weaver - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Weaver - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Old Age (died suddenly) - 12 Oct 1888 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Oct 1888 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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